Category: Black Holes

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!…

March 27, 2017 / Black Holes

What are gravitational waves good for? Getting rid of that pesky supermassive black hole that’s outstayed its welcome, for one thing. Join the astroquarks, Josh Colwell, Addie Dove and Jim Cooney, for a journey from…

March 12, 2017 / Black Holes

There are black holes and interferometry in this episode, but the nerd news segment on Patrick Stewart either sets a new standard or a new low. You be the judge as the astroquarks, Josh Colwell,…

June 17, 2016 / Black Holes

While we stick by our longstanding advice never to enter a black hole, Jim Cooney and Zoe Landsman join Josh and Addie in this episode to discuss new findings that radiation emitted by black holes…

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…