Astrophiz35: Dr. J-P Macquart ~ Fast Radio Bursts probe intergalactic space. + Dr Ian Musgrave

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Our feature interview is with Dr Jean-Pierre Macquart – Senior research fellow at Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Perth, Australia. He explains new discoveries about the mysterious FRBs (Fast Radio Bursts) and his team's use of the CSIRO ASKAP array to use the latest FRB discoveries to better understand the properties of the intergalactic medium. Dr Ian 'Astroblog' Musgrave - For astrophotographers and naked-eye and binocular observers, 'What's up Doc' tells us what to look for in the night sky this month, and includes an update on the recent impact of an object on Jupiter, and the 'apogee moon'. News update: NASA's Parker Solar probe, Citizen Scientists Identify Prehistoric Supernova and astrophysicists solve mystery of how most anti-matter in the Milky Way forms.

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