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.

December 15, 2017 / Earth

Confirming observations by NASA of Gamma Rays from a space-based telescope, Japanese scientists have detected the characteristic signature of antimatter from lightning strikes. The astroquarks explore this and a new proposal that suggests that dark…

December 1, 2017 / Episodes

Catch our latest episode with discussion of a nearby habitable world, and an even closer world that may be humanity’s next outpost: Saturn’s moon Titan! Dr. Amanda Hendrix explains the many benefits of living on…

November 18, 2017 / Astrophysics

Stars have a voracious appetite, gobbling up most of the stuff in their immediate neighborhood, leaving just a few scraps to make planets. Sometimes, though, even the planets do not escape the stellar maw. In…

November 11, 2017 / News and Such

Josh and Addie will be flying an experiment with Zero-G this week. You’ll be sure to hear about their experiences on a future episode of Walkabout. In the meantime, here’s a look at some of…

November 11, 2017 / News and Such

Walkabout the Galaxy is now available on Google Play. Just search for “Walkabout” on your Google Play app or at play.google.com/music. Happy listening.

January 11, 2017 / Astrophysics

We’re kicking off 2017 with new sound equipment and a special sponsor, the up-goer five. Check out the newest episode of Walkabout the Galaxy which features intentional hilarity as well as unintentional in the form…