A Clockwork Storm!

Catch up on past episodes and listen to our latest: A Clockwork Storm!

The story I heard is that the title for A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess was chosen when a friend of Burgess read the novel and said it made about as much sense as a clockwork orange. In A Clockwork Storm!, the latest episode of WtG, Josh, Addie and Tracy eventually get around to talking about two cool discoveries from the Cassini mission at Saturn: the planet itself has giant storms on a clockwork schedule every 32 years, and a new model of its moon Enceladus shows that the production rate of water vapor from its geysers varies with time, perhaps due to changing tidal stresses. But before all that physics, hear about astronomy operas, science fiction epic poems, and Space-X’s epic rocket retrieval attempts.