Walkabout the Galaxy Posts

May 30, 2019 / Cosmology
May 30, 2019 / Episodes

We are joined by asteroid expert and “b” quark Dr. Zoe Landsman to discuss the remarkable discovery by the OSIRIS-REx mission that the asteroid it is orbiting, Bennu, is spitting pebbles and rocks out into…

March 19, 2019 / Aliens
March 19, 2019 / Astrophysics

Science Fiction great Joe Haldeman (“The Forever War”, “Marsbound”, “The Hemingway Hoax”, “Worlds”) joins the astroquarks for a wide-ranging discussion from microwave-plasma-grapes to cosmic rays, science in science fiction, and the latest space news including…

March 19, 2019 / Earth

Sometimes it seems like you can’t count on anything, and now the Earth’s north pole is on the move at a dramatically accelerated rate, more than 30 miles per year. Of course, that’s not the…

February 7, 2019 / Aliens

The astroquarks welcome Professor Mohamed Noor from Duke University, author of “Live Long and Evolve” to talk about evolution of humans and aliens, interspecies sex, and what we can learn about the big questions of…