Category: Space Exploration

October 6, 2020 / Space Exploration

w research shows that Enceladus’s ocean may have produced geysers at different locations on the small moon in the past, and the odd shapes of stellar remnants known as planetary nebulae finally get an explanation.…

October 6, 2020 / Space Exploration

Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Mary Robinette Kowal joins us for a wide ranging discussion from her Lady Astronauts novels to her work as a puppeteer and writing mentor. We also have math professor…

October 6, 2020 / Cosmology

The astroquarks go to DragonCon in this special edition of Walkabout the Galaxy. We review the latest gravitational wave discovery of the biggest small black hole seen to date and the surprising abundance of liquid…

October 6, 2020 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks delve into the interiors of White Dwarfs, the relics of sunlike stars, with the help of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. And the Mars Insight lander collected some intriguing data that may help…

September 1, 2020 / Cosmology

Ceres, whatever you want to call it, seems to have a bunch of salty water near its surface. Top quark gets worked up about planet nomenclature, while Strange and Charm get worked up about how…

August 18, 2020 / Astrophysics

Low mass stars and high mass planets are the talk of the astroquarks in this episode, featuring a close-up look at the weather on Jupiter and a revisit to just what kind of stars provide…