Michael Burton

PDRs turn 30!

PDRs – photodissociation regions – are the technical name for the environment we study most with Mopra.  There are molecular clouds in space exposed to interstellar radiation fields.  Photo-dissociation is […]

Time Bubbles at Nanten

Ever watch one of those science fiction movies where the protagonists get trapped in time bubbles, in which the flow of time moves at different rates?  Well sometimes observing at […]

Nanten2's Alive!

Life in the sub-millimetre is certainly tougher than in the millimetre bands that Mopra works in. The sky can be nearly opaque, the conditions you’re working in are tough (try […]