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30 Jan 2015

Badger Don’t Care About Optical Astronomy

Live from Silicon Roundabout of London, episode 11 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 112mb).

Featuring a special interview with professor Oleg Smirnov on a topic of radio astronomy and a huge endeavour of scientific community titled Square Kilometer Array, currently being prepared in South Africa and Australia.


In this episode @roisiproven, @robbiemccorkell and @karismafilms, with special participation of professor Oleg Smirnov chat about following hot topics:

  • Benefits of radio astronomy as opposed to the optical astronomy
  • Dark ages of the Universe
  • “What a hell is that?” - the most important question in science
  • Big data processing when using radio telescopes
  • Milky Way galaxy could be a huge wormhole
  • Definition of the advanced civilisation
  • How many stars there are within 50 light years from Earth
  • Handy way of detecting far invisible planets
  • Sarah Brightman and opera singing in space
  • Skydiving vs Skygarden
  • Hololens from Microsoft

This episode is also available on Stitcher and Soundcloud

####Soundtrack credits

  • Pulsar Rumble by Damara Arrowood. Original space audio recordings provided courtesy of NASA and Professor Donald Gurnett of the Carver/James A. Van Allen Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa.
  • Multifaros - Epiq EP

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