Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall
[00:00:56] We’re hosting Dr. Pamela Gay for a talk, Q&A session and live show in Melbourne on Wednesday 10 October! Tickets $20 from scienceontop.com/live All proceeds go to the non-profit Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
[00:09:30] After a delayed first attempt, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been successfully launched on a course for the Sun. This will be the fastest spacecraft ever made, and will get up close and personal with our nearest star. For more on solar research, listen to our interview from last year with Professor Lucie Green.
This episode contains traces of National Party of Australia deputy leader Bridget McKenzie daring to say “the C-word”.