Category: The Solar System

May 29, 2015 / Astrophysics

The galactic council of astrophysicists has decided to annex a large structure of stars and make the formally part of our home, the Milky Way galaxy. Take that Andromeda galaxy! The gang discusses recent discoveries…

May 16, 2015 / Astrophysics

Our latest episode discusses some hypothetical situations such as what would happen if the Sun went supernova. We also try to figure out what kind of planet the Game of Thrones world is! View on…

May 5, 2015 / Episodes

Humanity’s first long-term visitor to the planet Mercury, the MESSENGER spacecraft, ended its 4-year mission at the innermost planet in the solar system after it ran out of fuel necessary to keep it in a…

April 19, 2015 / Episodes

The story I heard is that the title for A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess was chosen when a friend of Burgess read the novel and said it made about as much sense as a…

April 13, 2015 / Episodes

Astronomers are very excited that they saw something happen in less than a million years! Observations of a super-massive star in our neck of the Milky Way show the development of collimated jets over the…

March 30, 2015 / Episodes

In this episode of Walkabout the Galaxy we finally answer the question that’s been haunting you all: what does Addie sound like with a stuffy nose? We also ruminate about the joys of going to…