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Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths: Getting to know the neighbours: The Magellanic Clouds

Professor Naomi McClure-Griffiths: Getting to know the neighbours: The Magellanic Clouds

The Magellanic Clouds are nearby galaxies visible with the naked eye from the Southern Hemisphere. I’ll describe how radio telescopes like the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder and Parkes are helping us understand the past lives of the Magellanic Clouds and maybe even predict the future!
Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 21 August 2020

Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 21 August 2020

00:00:00 Professor Penny King: Lift Off to Mars – Exciting News About the Red Planet 00:37:24 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing 00:52:10 Professor Kate Reynolds: Mutiny in space? Team risks and opportunities for spaceflight missions
Professor Kate Reynolds: Mutiny in space? Team risks and opportunities for spaceflight missions

Professor Kate Reynolds: Mutiny in space? Team risks and opportunities for spaceflight missions

What makes a highly effective space crew? How do we assess team functioning? What happens if things go wrong? Rather than only focusing on the selection and training of individual astronauts, in this talk the study of teams and gaps in knowledge are outlined.

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