Category: Black Holes

September 12, 2018 / Astrophysics

We’re back from our summer semi-break and geared up for a full new season of Walkabout the Galaxy. Over the summer we didn’t just soak up the Sun, though. Check out these episodes if you…

May 29, 2018 / Black Holes
April 4, 2018 / Black Holes

We dedicate this episode to Stephen W. Hawking and discuss one of his major contributions to understanding black holes, a phenomenon now known as Hawking radiation. You can download it here or wherever you find…

March 11, 2018 / Astrophysics

This episode explores new ways to look at things, revealing the earliest stars to form in the universe, and a new, detailed map of the space around the supermassive black hole at the center of…

January 26, 2018 / Astrophysics

One of the largest asteroids, 4 Vesta, has a unique spectrum that matches some meteorites that is a clue that those meteorites are actually chunks knocked off of Vesta at some point. Analysis of the…

January 10, 2018 / Astrophysics

Join the astroquarks for a look back at a remarkable year. There were lots of exciting discoveries in the cosmological realm to distract us from our more terrestrial concerns, and boy did we need them!…