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.

January 20, 2015 / Episodes

Josh, Addie and Tracy look ahead to the violent merger of supermassive black holes, the kind of event that would send out a large ripple of gravitational waves. These waves in space-time are a consequence…

January 14, 2015 / Episodes

We kick off the new year with a look back at the 2014 Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, featuring some 25,000 scientists and at least a handful of not-so-scientists. In episode 27, “Geoengineering…

November 18, 2014 / Episodes

Josh, Addie and Tracy welcome Jürgen Blum from the University of Braunschweig to discuss the exciting landing of the ESA Philae probe on the comet 67/P Churyomov-Gerasimenko. Philae, carried to the comet by the ESA…

November 4, 2014 / Episodes

This week’s episode is dedicated to the late Tom Magliozzi, one of the Car Talk brothers, whose infectious laughter livened up the airwaves for 25 years. In his honor, while discussing the discovery of “ghost…

September 29, 2014 / Episodes

Catherine Neish from the Florida Institute of Technology joins Josh and Addie for a recap of a number of exciting developments in planetary science including the arrival of the Mars Orbital Mission, or MOM, from…

September 22, 2014 / Episodes