Category: The Solar System

May 6, 2020 / Cosmology

As the Sun starts getting more active at the beginning of a new solar cycle, new observations of sunlike stars show that the Sun itself may be unusually calm. Good news for life on Earth,…

May 4, 2020 / Episodes

Former co-host Dr. Tracy Becker joins us to talk about exploring the geysers of Jupiter’s moon Europa, the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, and the disappearance of what we thought was a nearby…

April 29, 2020 / Cosmology
April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks show remarkable restraint by refusing to say that Uranus emitted a big blob of gas. Instead they keep things astronomically professional with the discovery of a plasma bubble near the 7th planet in…

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

When regular run-of-the-mill black holes spiral into a deathly embrace, a gravitational chirp spreads across the universe, but when the behemoths in galactic centers merge, they cause a low rumble in space-time. Scientists are using…

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics