ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO – Astronomy made on planet Earth. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier with our host Doctor J, a.k.a. Dr. Joe Liske.

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Who is Dr. J?

 

Dr. J is a German astronomer at the ESO. His scientific interests are in cosmology, particularly on galaxy evolution and quasars. Dr. J's real name is Joe Liske and he has a PhD in astronomy.

 

 

Latest Episodes

ESOcast 66: A Groundbreaking Event for the E-ELT ESOcast 65: The Chilean Sky in Ultra High Definition ESOcast 64: First Ring System Around Asteroid ESOcast 63: Flexible Giants — The Evolution of Telescope Mirrors
ESOcast 66: A Groundbreaking Event for the E-ELT ESOcast 65: The Chilean Sky in Ultra High Definition ESOcast 64: First Ring System Around Asteroid ESOcast 63: Flexible Giants — The Evolution of Telescope Mirrors
ESOcast 62: Three planets found in star cluster ESOcast 61: Chile Chill 5 - Impressions from La Silla ESOcast 60: A Polarised View of Exoplanets ESOcast 59: Chile Chill 4 - Images taken by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
ESOcast 62: Three planets found in star cluster ESOcast 61: Chile Chill 5 - Impressions from La Silla ESOcast 60: A Polarised View of Exoplanets ESOcast 59: Chile Chill 4 - Images taken by the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
ESOcast 58: ALMA Discovers Comet Factory ESOcast 57: ESO´s VLT Celebrates 15 Years of Success ESOcast 56: Gentle Giants in the Desert The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins (29a)
ESOcast 58: ALMA Discovers Comet Factory ESOcast 57: ESO´s VLT Celebrates 15 Years of Success ESOcast 56: Gentle Giants in the Desert The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins (29a)
ESOcast 55: The ALMA Inauguration ESOcast 53: Chile Chill 3 ESOcast 52/Chile Chill 2: It's Raining Stars — a video podcast by Gianluca Lombardi celebrating the Geminid meteor shower ESOcast 51: All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer
ESOcast 55: The ALMA Inauguration ESOcast 53: Chile Chill 3 ESOcast 52/Chile Chill 2: It's Raining Stars — a video podcast by Gianluca Lombardi celebrating the Geminid meteor shower ESOcast 51: All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer
ESOcast 50: Chile Chill 1 ESOcast 49: On Air – Behind the Scenes of “A Day in The Life of ESO” Live Webcast ESOcast 48: Building Big — Special 50th anniversary episode #8 ESOcast 47: Finding Life — Special 50th anniversary episode #7
ESOcast 50: Chile Chill 1 ESOcast 49: On Air – Behind the Scenes of “A Day in The Life of ESO” Live Webcast ESOcast 48: Building Big — Special 50th anniversary episode #8 ESOcast 47: Finding Life — Special 50th anniversary episode #7
ESOcast 46: Catching Light — Special 50th anniversary episode #6 ESOcast 45: Reaching Out — Special 50th anniversary episode #5 ESOcast 44: Changing Views -- Special 50th anniversary episode #4 ESOcast 43: Seeing Sharp — Special 50th anniversary episode #3
ESOcast 46: Catching Light — Special 50th anniversary episode #6 ESOcast 45: Reaching Out — Special 50th anniversary episode #5 ESOcast 44: Changing Views -- Special 50th anniversary episode #4 ESOcast 43: Seeing Sharp — Special 50th anniversary episode #3
ESOcast 42: Looking Up — Special 50th anniversary episode #2 ESOcast 41: Going South — Special 50th anniversary episode #1 ESOcast 40: When Speed Matters — Discovery of the Accelerating Universe Wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics ESOcast 39: A Black Hole’s Dinner is Fast Approaching
ESOcast 42: Looking Up — Special 50th anniversary episode #2 ESOcast 41: Going South — Special 50th anniversary episode #1 ESOcast 40: When Speed Matters — Discovery of the Accelerating Universe Wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics ESOcast 39: A Black Hole’s Dinner is Fast Approaching
ESOcast 38: Faraway Eris is Pluto’s twin ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day ESOcast 36: ALMA Opens Its Eyes ESOcast 35: Fifty New Exoplanets
ESOcast 38: Faraway Eris is Pluto’s twin ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day ESOcast 36: ALMA Opens Its Eyes ESOcast 35: Fifty New Exoplanets
ESOcast 34: How To Stop a Star's Twinkle - The astronomy podcast exploring the cosmic frontier with Dr J ESOcast 33: Under Chilean Skies ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found ESOcast 31: Pandora's Cluster
ESOcast 34: How To Stop a Star's Twinkle - The astronomy podcast exploring the cosmic frontier with Dr J ESOcast 33: Under Chilean Skies ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found ESOcast 31: Pandora's Cluster
ESOcast 30: First Images from the VLT Survey Telescope -- VST and 268 megapixel OmegaCAM start work ESOcast 29: Running a Desert Town ESOcast 28: ESO Hidden Treasures Competition ESOcast 27: An ESO Astronomer at Work
ESOcast 30: First Images from the VLT Survey Telescope -- VST and 268 megapixel OmegaCAM start work ESOcast 29: Running a Desert Town ESOcast 28: ESO Hidden Treasures Competition ESOcast 27: An ESO Astronomer at Work
ESOcast 26: Life and Leisure at Paranal ESOcast 25: Chasing Gamma Ray Bursts at Top Speed: The VLT’s Rapid Response Mode ESOcast 24: First planet of extragalactic origin ESOcast 23: A telescope's wire to the world
ESOcast 26: Life and Leisure at Paranal ESOcast 25: Chasing Gamma Ray Bursts at Top Speed: The VLT’s Rapid Response Mode ESOcast 24: First planet of extragalactic origin ESOcast 23: A telescope's wire to the world
ESOcast 22: The most distant galaxy ever measured ESOcast 21: The Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS) ESOcast 20: Richest planetary system discovered ESOcast 19: Photographers of the Night
ESOcast 22: The most distant galaxy ever measured ESOcast 21: The Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS) ESOcast 20: Richest planetary system discovered ESOcast 19: Photographers of the Night
ESOcast 18: Exoplanet Caught on the Move ESOcast 17: Constructing ALMA — The World's Largest Observatory ESOcast 16: E-ELT Site Chosen
ESOcast 18: Exoplanet Caught on the Move ESOcast 17: Constructing ALMA — The World's Largest Observatory ESOcast 16: E-ELT Site Chosen
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