About the Episode
Today our guest is Mads Fredslund Andersen, Telescope and Satellite Manager at Aarhus University, and he’ll answer all of our burning questions.
Your host is Mikkel Svold, CEO of Montanus, who will guide you through this interesting topic.
This podcast is produced by Montanus.
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Listed below are the most essential timestamps from the podcast episode to make it easier for you to find the topics that interest you.
01:24 Today’s guest
03:44 Why should we be interested in telescopes and satellites?
05:32 Why starts flicker?
07:44 Why the atmosphere can interfere with observations
10:47 What is the data that telescopes extract?
12:27 How we know what the Sun is made of
15:04 How do we measure size and distance with planets and galaxies?
20:13 How do we observe planets far away?
24:09 State of the art telescopes on Earth
26:11 What does Mads expect from the James Webb Telescope?
28:24 What stargazing tells us about the past
31:08 What future research does Mads look forward to?