About the Episode
Today’s guest is Mads Fredslund Andersen, Telescope and Satellite Manager at Aarhus University. With his expertise, our questions are turned into exclamation points.
As always, your host is Mikkel Svold, CEO of Montanus, and we couldn’t be more excited to go on this journey with you.
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.
01:19 Being a telescope and satellite manager
03:00 Microsatellites and it’s worth
06:22 The solar system. How big is it?
07:48 Oort cloud
09:27 Challenges with calculating the size of the solar systems
11:48 Using space probes for exploration
12:58 Is space the same everywhere?
14:11 Why is the solar system interesting to look at?
17:37 What is inside a planet and how do we know?
21:16 Why are these things important to understand?
22:41 How did the solar system come to be?
25:42 Calculating the age of a planetary system
26:34 Do the other planets affect the Earth?
28:53 What does a telescope tell us about the universe?
30:41 Are there still unexplored planets in the solar system?
33:51 What does Mads look forward to in the near future?