Walkabout the Galaxy Posts

June 16, 2021 / Astrophysics

These days it goes without saying that the universe is the same in every direction, at least on large scales. Or is it? We take a look at a new result from the Sloane Digital…

June 8, 2021 / Episodes

We’re feeling happy, chatty, and ranty in the first show back in our studio since February, 2020, with a look at two new missions to Venus, a cool experiment about Aurora, magnetic field trivia, and…

June 2, 2021 / Episodes

On our 239th episode the Astroquarks reflect on the Friends Reunion where they reflected on their time making only 236 episodes. The Friends and the Astroquarks have aged, but nothing compared to the Universe. We…

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,…