Category: The Solar System

May 29, 2018 / Black Holes
May 29, 2018 / Episodes

At Walkabout the Galaxy we’re all about breaking down barriers, exploring the final frontier, and heading to new horizons, so join us for this, our first ever episode with a completely descriptive and joke-free title!…

May 13, 2018 / Episodes

We all know Mars is crunchy on the outside, but does it have a chewy center? The NASA Mars InSight mission is en route to the red planet to answer that question. The astroquarks talk…

March 11, 2018 / Space Exploration

The Astroquarks welcome Dr. Phil Metzger, expert on the use of local materials on the Moon, asteroids, and Mars, to tell us about the prospects for prospecting in space. Find out how to build your…

March 11, 2018 / Exoplanets

“Starman” in the Tesla Roadster is headed out past the orbit of Mars, and NASA has some cool new missions in the works for exploration of the solar system. One of those, Mars 2020, is…

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…