Category: Astrophysics

May 16, 2015 / Astrophysics

Our latest episode discusses some hypothetical situations such as what would happen if the Sun went supernova. We also try to figure out what kind of planet the Game of Thrones world is! View on…

March 15, 2015 / Astrophysics
February 16, 2015 / Astrophysics

Josh, Addie and Tracy present a special Valentine’s Day discussion of Dark Matter and the hit novel 50 Shades of Grey. While they get the spelling of Grey wrong, it would have been much funnier…

January 20, 2015 / Astrophysics

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…

November 4, 2014 / Astrophysics

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…

August 11, 2014 / Astrophysics

In our Fifteenth-est episode yet, Josh, Addie and Tracy discuss the discovery of a new kind of supernova where the star is not completely destroyed, potentially leaving behind a “Zombie Star” remnant. In addition to…