Category: The Solar System

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!…

December 1, 2017 / Episodes

Catch our latest episode with discussion of a nearby habitable world, and an even closer world that may be humanity’s next outpost: Saturn’s moon Titan! Dr. Amanda Hendrix explains the many benefits of living on…

October 9, 2017 / Episodes

The astroquarks welcome WMFE space reporter Brendan Byrne who recounts his flight on the SOFIA airborne observatory. They hen vent about how the Nobel Prize committee has unaccountably once again passed them over. Here about…

October 4, 2017 / Episodes
September 17, 2017 / Astrophysics

Asteroid Florence with her two mini-moons pays a visit to the Earth, while Tabby’s Star continues to mystify with its unpredictable fluctuations in brightness. The astroquarks also cover the latest LIGO rumors about the detection…

September 7, 2017 / Episodes

New experiments have created diamonds in the conditions expected in the interiors of Uranus and Neptune. Former Top astroquark Tracy Becker joins Josh, Addie and Jim to discuss diamond rain deep in the atmospheres of…