Leiden Observatory - Cosmic Perspectives Part 4
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Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society is a feature podcast that explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology.
In this episode we talk about technology & education’s direct impacts of astronomy to the world. You’ve heard of WiFi, haven’t you? Oh yeah. Sorry…
Join our host, science communicator Callum Griffiths, as he delves behind the scenes of some of the biggest astronomical endeavors in recent decades with those involved to uncover new perspectives.
Today we interview past President of the IAU, Dr. Ewine van Dishoeck and former Vice President of the IAU Dr. George K. Miley talks about UNAWE.
Cosmic Perspectives is funded by the Dutch Science Council Science Diplomacy Fund, and follows the experiences of four renowned astronomers based in the Netherlands.
Host: Callum Griffiths
Produced by: Callum Griffiths and Aoife Taylor
Executive Producer: Prof. Pedro Russo
Sound Production: Jesse Stoel
Graphic Design: Aneta Margraf-Druć
Made by Heliocentric Productions for Leiden Observatory with funding from the Dutch Science Council.
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