Category: Space Exploration

April 4, 2016 / Astrophysics

Just when you thought a supernova couldn’t get any cooler (metaphorically speaking, of course), the Kepler spacecraft comes along and spies for the first time the “breakout” of the exploding star from itself. Confused? Then…

December 17, 2015 / Episodes

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, and hear about the mission and its discoveries from the man who made it happen. New Horizons…

November 3, 2015 / Astrophysics

At Walkabout the Galaxy Josh and Addie, the AstroQuarks, explore all the pressing issues of life the universe and everything: what is the biggest star? How did that comet get to look like a rubber…

January 25, 2015 / Space Exploration

The ill-fated Beagle 2 Mars lander has been spotted by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The European Space Agency lander was successfully deployed from Mars Express orbiter in December 2003, but was not heard from after…

October 13, 2014 / Episodes

Get ready for your hibernation trip across the galaxy. Watch out for Aliens and killer computers. Josh, Addie and Tracy discuss research into putting astronauts into a state of “torpor” to help survive those long…

September 22, 2014 / Episodes