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Jun 17, 2019

534: Modern South African Astronomy

Astronomy Cast 534: Modern South African Astronomy

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

You know the drill now. Last week we talked about ancient south African astronomy, and so this week we'll talk about the modern state of astronomy in the southern part of Africa, which happens to be a...


Jun 10, 2019

533: Indigenous South African Astronomy

Astronomy Cast 533: Indigenous South African Astronomy

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Let's move to another continent this week, and look at the astronomy that was going on in southern Africa in...


Jun 3, 2019

532: Modern Astronomy of Australia

Astronomy Cast 532: Modern Astronomy of Australia

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Last 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...


May 27, 2019

531: Australian Indigenous Astronomy

Astronomy Cast 531: Australian Indigenous Astronomy

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

South America, especially the Atacama Desert in Chile has become one of the best places in the world to put a telescope. It's dry, high, and the nights are clear. Today we'll talk about the monster...


May 12, 2019

530: Astronomy of the Andes - Then and Now Pt. 2

Astronomy Cast 530: Astronomy of the Andes - Then and Now Pt. 2

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

South America, especially the Atacama Desert in Chile has become one of the best places in the world to put a telescope. It's dry, high, and the nights are clear. Today we'll...