Lost. In. Spaaaaaaace! Cosmology! Astrophysics! Astronauts! This week we talk with some amazing guests!
- Gurtina Besla, who studies dwarf galaxies and dark matter at the University of Arizona
- Destry Saul, who used machine vision to find gas clouds just outside our galaxy during his PhD at Columbia
- Andrzej Stewart, the Chief Engineering Officer on a year-long simulation of a mission to Mars
- Kirk Borne, who spent 18 years at NASA, worked on the Hubble telescope, and taught data science and some astrophysics at George Mason University
- Sudeep Das, whose work in astrophysics at Princeton and UC Berkley resulted in the first-ever detection of an elusive property of photons flung towards Earth during the first moments of the universe, over 13 billion years ago.
Some important announcements!
- Jonathon will be presenting on social good data projects at an event hosted by Austin’s KDD chapter. Check it out!
- Chris and Jonathon will be hosting a live event at StitchFix on Thursday, September 24th in San Francisco! Come hang out!
- And then, just to get crazy, we’re doing a second live event on Friday, September 25th at Geekdom SF! Hit us up on Twitter for more details on either event.
And now, the show!
Music credit goes to Lagomorpha, Show, Matti Paalanen and Joost Eagle. Go check them out!