Category: Black Holes

November 20, 2019 / Astrophysics

An instrument on the International Space Station that can help us understand more about antimatter is getting an upgrade, and we review that old sci-fi staple: the wormhole. Somehow we manage to do this without…

November 14, 2019 / Black Holes
May 30, 2019 / Black Holes

We discuss the dramatic first view of a black hole in a special episode recorded in front of a live audience. In addition to the Event Horizon Telescope’s image, bonus nerd trivia, and an abundance…

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…