Category: The Solar System

October 24, 2019 / Cosmology

The astroquarks are joined by Dr. Renee Weber from NASA’s Mars Insight mission to bring us the skinny on that spacecraft’s mole’s struggles to burrow into Mars. We also check in on polluted white dwarf…

October 15, 2019 / Astrophysics
October 15, 2019 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks welcome Stephanie Jarmak from UCF to discuss the study of gluons, the hilariously named force-carriers that hold quarks together, Trojan asteroids sharing Jupiter’s orbit, eyeball planets and snowball planets, and more. All this…

October 5, 2019 / Earth

Ever wonder what goes on at an international meeting of planetary scientists? Who hasn’t?! This special episode of Walkabout comes to you from a hotel room in Geneva Switzerland following the joint meeting of the…

September 4, 2019 / Astrophysics

Hurricanes are regular visitors to the Walkabout Studios at the University of Central Florida, but not to the planet Venus, whose slow rotation makes for rather dull weather. High of 900 degrees is forecast for…

May 30, 2019 / Earth

NASA unveils a new accelerated timeline to get astronauts forward (not back, get it?) to the Moon in 2024 with the new Artemis program. The astroquarks bring you up to speed on the latest space…