Podcast: Radio Astronomy

by Nancy Atkinson on April 5, 2009

Greenbank Radio Telescope

Greenbank Radio Telescope


Astronomers are very resourceful. When it comes to light, they use the whole spectrum – from radio to gamma rays. We see in visible light, but that’s just a tiny portion of the spectrum. Today we’re going to celebrate the other end of the spectrum; the radio end, where photons really stretch out their wavelengths.

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Radio Astronomy- Transcript and show notes.

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Nancy Atkinson is Universe Today's Senior Editor. She also works with Astronomy Cast, and is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

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