Category: Astrophysics

February 17, 2017 / Astrophysics

It’s the plural episode of Walkabout as the Astroquarkae discuss the formation of White Dwarfs and Planetary Nebulae, what they have to do with each other, planets, and the price of tea in China (answers:…

January 30, 2017 / Astrophysics

One of these rocks is not like the other. One is a meteorite, and one is an asteroid, and we know that meteorites come from asteroids. So how come they look so different? The astroquarks…

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…

November 18, 2016 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks are back with a wide-ranging discussion from actual quarks to exoplanets with rain of molten glass and clouds of vaporized rock, as well as the latest news in rocket launches and sci-fi movies.…

September 6, 2016 / Astrophysics

With a new “Earth-like” planet orbiting the nearest star to our Sun and frequent headlines popping up about interesting signals from SETI programs, and a flurry about a mysterious “Em-Drive” to facilitate interstellar travel, the…

July 1, 2016 / Astrophysics

In this episode of Walkabout we talk about an asteroid that is lurking out beyond the orbit of the Moon and stalking the Earth as it orbits the Sun. While it doesn’t pose an impact…