Walkabout the Galaxy Posts

July 9, 2017 / Space Exploration

The astroquarks are joined by Dr. Phil Metzger who spends a lot of time thinking about how our civilization can make the great leap into space. We may not be that far away from truly…

June 28, 2017 / The Solar System

Planet 9, also known as Egotron in honor of its supporters, has never been seen. A new statistical analysis of a deep sky survey suggests that’s because it doesn’t exist. The object’s existence has been…

June 21, 2017 / The Solar System

The astroquarks take a look at new indications of water ice on the Moon, evidence that Jupiter formed in less than a million years, and the third detection by LIGO of gravitational waves from a…

June 3, 2017 / The Solar System

How many jokes can the three astroquarks make about the pronunciation of the seventh planet? You’ll have to tune in to this episode of WtG to find out. Josh, Addie and Jim discuss how aurorae…

May 26, 2017 / Cosmology
May 17, 2017 / The Solar System

The Juno mission is studying Jupiter’s interior, but its citizen-scientist JunoCam is returning stunning images of the largest planet. Hear the astroquarks Josh Colwell, Addie Dove and Jim Cooney provide equally stunning descriptions of those…