Category: Space Exploration

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

We love antimatter, and we love the matter-antimatter paradox. How come there was just a smidge more matter in the universe than antimatter? Neutrinos, the wispiest of particles, may provide a clue. We also check…

April 29, 2020 / Cosmology
April 29, 2020 / Cosmology

Professor Mohamed Noor, Star Trek Advisor, Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University, and author of “Live Long and Evolve”, comes back to the show to share his thoughts on extraterrestrial organisms big and small.…

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks show remarkable restraint by refusing to say that Uranus emitted a big blob of gas. Instead they keep things astronomically professional with the discovery of a plasma bubble near the 7th planet in…

April 29, 2020 / Cosmology

The astroquarks take a social distancing break from each other, but not from you, with our first remote recording. We have all the Walkabout goodness to transport you to other worlds and stars, with news…

April 29, 2020 / Astrophysics

Professor Yan Fernandez, Principal Scientist of the Arecibo Observatory, joins Josh and Addie to talk about the unique capabilities of this enormous (300 meters!) radio telescope to study everything from the Earth’s atmosphere out to…