Category: Astrophysics

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

When regular run-of-the-mill black holes spiral into a deathly embrace, a gravitational chirp spreads across the universe, but when the behemoths in galactic centers merge, they cause a low rumble in space-time. Scientists are using…

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics
April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

We have an interesting new clue about what causes the ridiculously power phenomena known as Fast Radio Bursts (or at least about what doesn’t cause them!), and we are joined by astroquark emerita Tracy Becker…

April 17, 2020 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks discover their new favorite thing in the universe. They’ll tell you all about it and why we all have to hope it’s a real thing. Also learn about ridiculous mathematical functions, the latest…

February 3, 2020 / Astrophysics

Would you rather go ice fishing on an alien moon or bungee jumping on Mars? Either way, you definitely want to hear about the mysterious way matter twists spacetime with another confirmation of Einstein’s general…

January 31, 2020 / Astrophysics

Volcanoes on ancient Earth and not-so-ancient Venus are the main topics for the astroquarks, with planetary trivia, and a giant gassy wave moving through the Milky Way. Catch up on all the different types of…