How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued

How many stars are there in space?

Exactly how many stars are in space? – MeeSong. Astronomer Brian Jackson answers a student’s question about the number of stars in space, and the answer is mind-boggling. This explainer article and resource are best suited to Earth and Space … Continued

Phenomena – Episode 4: Light

Light illuminates the universe in colour. Through macro photography, the structure of a soap bubble reveals the colours of the rainbow. This film was submitted to the SCINEMA 2021 International Science Film Festival and was selected to feature in our … Continued