LookingIntoSpace

#5: Looking Into Space

In this episode of Big Ideas Only we’ll look at the tools that allow us to explore the universe. As well as talking about telescopes, satellites, and probes we’ll try to understand what it is these tools can tell us about our past and future. About the Episode Today our guest is Mads Fredslund Andersen,…

Podcast on Black Holes

#3: Diving Into Black Holes

Black Holes seems to be one of the big misteries of the universe. But in fact, scientists already know quite a lot about them, and with recent discoveries we are now closer than ever to understanding these hungry monsters of the universe. About the Episode In this episode of Big Ideas Only, we discuss the…

Understanding the sun

#2: Understanding the Sun

Scientists know whether we get a white Christmas. And it is a bit more complicated than your average weather forecast. During this episode Christoffer Karoff, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Aarhus University, explains how the sun impacts life on Earth. About the Episode In this second episode of Big Ideas Only, we’ll…

Sun

The Possibilities of Geoengineering That May Save Our Climate

Climate change is something that cannot be ignored. It is discussed constantly, along with possible ways to prevent it. In the past, the focus has been on lowering CO2 emissions. Now we turn our attention to geoengineering and the possibilities it provides.By Ida Helleskov The debate on climate change is one that has been going…

why we look for exoplanets

Why Do We Look for Exoplanets?

An exoplanet is any planet that is not a part of our solar system. The first exoplanet was discovered 30 years ago, and since then, the number has steadily risen. By Ida Helleskov NASA recently confirmed that there are over 5,000 exoplanets and the rise in numbers is not expected to slow down. As technology…