Category: Space Exploration

September 12, 2018 / Astrophysics

We’re back from our summer semi-break and geared up for a full new season of Walkabout the Galaxy. Over the summer we didn’t just soak up the Sun, though. Check out these episodes if you…

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…

February 11, 2018 / Earth

It’s time for another episode of Walkabout the Galaxy, with discussion of the origins of life on Earth, disco balls in space, Star Trek (of course), hunchbacks, and more. In other words, just another typical…

January 10, 2018 / Astrophysics

Join the astroquarks for a look back at a remarkable year. There were lots of exciting discoveries in the cosmological realm to distract us from our more terrestrial concerns, and boy did we need them!…