Walkabout the Galaxy Posts

May 26, 2021 / Episodes
May 19, 2021 / Black Holes

We are kidding, neutrinos. We love you. You’re just a little bit scary! In this episode we discuss a way we’ll learn about the mysterious tiny particles and their interactions with matter, as well as…

May 12, 2021 / Episodes

How many licks does it take to get to the center of Saturn? We don’t know, but when you get there you will find a gooey surprise. Saturn’s core is more massive than previously thought,…

April 28, 2021 / Astrophysics

A quackery of astroquarks takes a close look at neutron stars thanks to observations from the NICER observatory on the International Space Station and some clever scientific modeling that reveals these rapidly spinning stellar remnants…

April 21, 2021 / Astrophysics

Not all dark matter is “dark matter” dark matter. Some is simply dark, well, matter. An Australian radio telescope has found a long filament of cold plasma from the scintillations it produces in the radio…

April 14, 2021 / Episodes