Walkabout the Galaxy Posts

November 11, 2017 / News and Such

Walkabout the Galaxy is now available on Google Play. Just search for “Walkabout” on your Google Play app or at play.google.com/music. Happy listening.

November 9, 2017 / Episodes

If the controversy over Pluto’s planetary status weren’t already enough, what do you call a planet that is not even orbiting a star? The astroquarks explore rogue planets in this episode, planets that wander interstellar…

November 7, 2017 / News and Such

Walkabout the Galaxy was mentioned this week in Salon’s “15 space and astronomy podcasts that are out of this world” alongside other great podcasts from Time, BBC, NASA, and more.

November 2, 2017 / Astrophysics

The astroquarks are joined by movie writer/director Ryan Piers Williams, co-founder of Harness, to discuss the observation of the explosive collision of two neutron stars in a “kilonova” heralding a new age in astronomy using…

October 21, 2017 / Episodes

The astroquarks welcome noted science blogger and author Dr. Ethan Siegel whose new book Treknology takes a look at the intersection of science and science fiction. While you may already have a tablet computer, warp…

October 9, 2017 / Episodes

The astroquarks welcome WMFE space reporter Brendan Byrne who recounts his flight on the SOFIA airborne observatory. They hen vent about how the Nobel Prize committee has unaccountably once again passed them over. Here about…