Getting to know - Helen Johnston
Today we interview Helen Johnston, an associate professor of astronomy at the University of Sydney !We discuss Helens work in binary star systems and the investigation of neutron stars, discuss her time spent studying abroad, investigate the real life processes that physicists use to observe and determine the properties of objects long distances away in space and more !We could talk with Helen for hours so if you have any questions you would like Helen to answer (preferably physics related and more directly astronomy related!) please email them to :email@example.com,edu.au
Getting to know - George Andrew
Today we hang out with on of our previous teachers George ! George has done amazing research throughout his life as a biologist and is still actively participating in research today. We discuss the concepts of recombinant DNA technology, vaccinations, million year old bacteria, Georges work and other concepts fundamental to our current understanding of biology. We even discuss the real life consequences of a 'blade runner' type scenario on planet Earth and its consequences on society and biological life.
Getting to know - Professor Tim Bedding
We kick off the podcast series with getting to know Professor Tim Bedding, an Australian Astronomer from the University of Sydney.In todays chat we talk about Tims work in stellar oscillations, black holes, special relativity, Einstein and more. We even touch on what lead Tim to choosing a career in the sciences and hear advice from Tim to upcoming aspiring scientists.The physical world is one of extraordinary complexity and is difficult to quantify in its entirety. In todays podcast we also discuss the fundamental limit of interpreting physical systems and where the role of religion comes into scientific interpretations.We look forward to having Professor Bedding on again for part 2. If you have any questions you would like him to answer please feel free to send them through to the following email address :firstname.lastname@example.org