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August 2012 Extra

17 Aug 2012, 18:00 UTC
August 2012 Extra
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Sir Bernard Lovell 1913-2012. We begin this episode with a look back at the life of Sir Bernard Lovell [1:03-5:56], founder of Jodrell Bank, who sadly died on the 6th of August at the age of 98. We also talk to Prof. Alan Hood [15:51-23:53] about the solar atmosphere, Dr. Jacqueline Hodge [24:00-30:56] about observing submillimetre galaxies with the VLA, and Prof. Ray Norris [31:05-45:16] about the Evolutionary Map of the Universe (EMU) project. This month's Jodbite features Jo Bowler [7:00-15:38] who tells us about the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), and Dr Mark Purver answers your astronomical questions in Ask an Astronomer [55:34-1:16:13].

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