Doing Astronomy


http://traffic.libsyn.com/astronomycast/AstroCast-190617.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLast week we talked about some ancient south African astronomy, so this week we’ll talk about the state of modern astronomy in the southern part of Africa, which happens to be a great place with nice dark skies and a great view into the heart of the galaxy. In this episode we mentioned donations and tours....

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/astronomycast/AstroCast-190603.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSLast week we talked about how well the indigenous Australians followed the night sky. Well, it turns out, Australia is still an amazing place for astronomy. There are so many powerful observatories in Australia, and even more in the works. In this episode we mentioned donations and tours. Click to learn more!...

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/astronomycast/AstroCast-190505.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Andes mountains in South America are a hotspot of astronomy today, but ancient peoples knew it was a great place for astronomy and lived their lives in tune with the night sky. Today we’ll learn all about what they knew, and how they mapped the movements of the stars and planets. In this episode we...

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