Author: Josh

Professor of Physics at the University of Central Florida who does research in planetary sciences with the best and most fun research group on campus. Probably in the world, but it would take a long time to verify that.

May 29, 2018 / Black Holes
May 29, 2018 / Episodes

At Walkabout the Galaxy we’re all about breaking down barriers, exploring the final frontier, and heading to new horizons, so join us for this, our first ever episode with a completely descriptive and joke-free title!…

May 13, 2018 / Episodes

We all know Mars is crunchy on the outside, but does it have a chewy center? The NASA Mars InSight mission is en route to the red planet to answer that question. The astroquarks talk…

April 4, 2018 / Astrophysics

Dark matter is hiding everywhere. Not only that, but there’s a mysterious source of apparently gravitational acceleration throughout the universe and in all galaxies. Except this one tiny little galaxy that’s one of the topics…

April 4, 2018 / Black Holes

We dedicate this episode to Stephen W. Hawking and discuss one of his major contributions to understanding black holes, a phenomenon now known as Hawking radiation. You can download it here or wherever you find…

March 11, 2018 / Astrophysics

This episode explores new ways to look at things, revealing the earliest stars to form in the universe, and a new, detailed map of the space around the supermassive black hole at the center of…