Category: The Solar System

June 17, 2014 / Episodes

Addie, Josh and Tracy welcome “lapsed expert” Eric Robinett, former professional planetary scientist and current purveyor of all things Magic (TM) at Campus Cards and Games, for a free-ranging discussion of the Man in the…

June 2, 2014 / Astrophysics

In this, our silliest episode yet, Josh, Addie and Tracy discuss the following two YouTube videos: Chimpanzee Riding on a Segway Hamster on a Piano. Incidentally, they also discuss the following two astronomical stories: –Jupiter’s…

May 26, 2014 / Episodes

Learn more about the history of the Earth’s climate and climate modeling at these online resources to go along with Episode 6 of Walkabout the Galaxy, our special Memorial Day discussion of global climate change.…

May 19, 2014 / Episodes
May 15, 2014 / Episodes

Addie and Josh discuss two of Saturn’s 60-plus moons, and one of them may not even be a moon. Yet. Intrigued? Check out Episode 4, available now, to hear about the discovery of the subsurface…

May 3, 2014 / Episodes

In Episode 3, now available on iTunes, we welcome Professor Tom Statler (University of Ohio and University of Maryland) who tells the fascinating story of how sunlight can make an asteroid literally fly apart, and…