Category: Astrophysics

March 12, 2016 / Astrophysics

Ten years after the development of a dramatic new picture of the early history of the solar system, dubbed the Nice model (it was created at the Observatory in Nice, France), it has undergone several…

March 6, 2016 / Astrophysics

Jim Cooney joins Josh and Addie to talk about the origin of galaxies and the observation of a galaxy from when the universe was but a teeny weeny baby of a universe, less than 1/12th…

February 18, 2016 / Astrophysics

We’re back with a Nobel-Prize-winning episode (in that we discuss something that will win a Nobel prize)! A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, two big black holes (no jokes, please) collided…

November 3, 2015 / Astrophysics

At Walkabout the Galaxy Josh and Addie, the AstroQuarks, explore all the pressing issues of life the universe and everything: what is the biggest star? How did that comet get to look like a rubber…

October 12, 2015 / Astrophysics
September 22, 2015 / Astrophysics

Cosmologist Dr. Jim Cooney joins us to explain some intriguing recent results from “the most complicated machine on Earth” (aka the Large Hadron Collider). In this episode of WtG, Jim not only helps us understand…