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Ep. 400: The State of the Univ...

Ep. 400: The State of the Universe
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) It’s time for us to go back and catch up with all of the projects, news stories, weird star systems, and other topics that need updating! Download the show [MP3] | Jump to Shownotes | Jump to Transcript This...

Ep. 399 – Women in Scien...

Ep. 399 – Women in Science
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Science is typically a male dominated profession, mostly dudes, not a lot of ladies. From researchers to professors, to law makers, woman have a tough time gaining traction in such a heavily gendered field. Today...

Ep. 398 – Seeing Things:...

Ep. 398 – Seeing Things: Emitting, Reflecting, Ionizing Light
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Astronomers gather electromagnetic radiation with the telescopes: mostly visible light. But sometimes they’ve got to be clever about where they look for these elusive photons. Light can get emitted, absorbed,...

Ep. 397: A Universe From Nothi...

Ep. 397: A Universe From Nothing
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) One of the biggest, most basic questions you can ask is: “why is there something and not nothing?” The reality is that we don’t know the answer, we might never know the answer. Today we’ll investigate this...

Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for ...

Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for the Holidays
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Every year, it’s the same dilemma: what gift should you get for the super space nerd in the family? And if someone has a budding interest in space and astronomy, what can you do to feed their hunger for knowledge?...

Ep. 395 – Baryons and Be...

Ep. 395 – Baryons and Beyond the Standard Model
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) In the last few episodes, we’ve been talking about the standard model of physics, explaining what everything is made up of. But the reality is that we probably don’t know a fraction of how everything is put...

Ep. 394: The Standard Model &#...

Ep. 394: The Standard Model – Bosons
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) All fundamental particles are either fermions or bosons. Last week we talked about quarks, which are fermions. This week we’ll talk about bosons, including the famous Higgs boson, recently confirmed by the...

Ep. 393 – The Standard M...

Ep. 393 – The Standard Model, Leptons & Quarks
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Physicists are getting a handle on the structure of the Universe, how everything is made of something else. Molecules are made of atoms, atoms are made of protons, neutrons and electrons, etc. Even smaller than that...

Ep. 392: The Standard Model &#...

Ep. 392: The Standard Model – Intro
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Humans, cars and planets are made of molecules. And molecules are made of atoms. Atoms are made of protons, neutrons and electrons. What are they made of? This is the standard model of particle physics, which...

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Episode List
  • Ep. 401: Future Predictions
  • Ep. 400: The State of the Universe
  • Ep. 399 – Women in Science
  • Ep. 398 – Seeing Things: Emitting, Reflecting, Ionizing Light
  • Ep. 397: A Universe From Nothing
  • Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for the Holidays
  • Ep. 395 – Baryons and Beyond the Standard Model
  • Ep. 394: The Standard Model – Bosons
  • Ep. 393 – The Standard Model, Leptons & Quarks
  • Ep. 392: The Standard Model – Intro
  • Ep. 391: Entropy
  • Ep. 390: Occam’s Razor and the Problem with Probabilities
  • Ep. 389: Roundtable with Paul Sutter
  • Ep 388: Megastructures
  • Ep 387: Water on Mars… Again
  • Ep 386: Orbiting Observers
  • Ep 385: Rovers on the Run
  • Ep. 384: Escaping Probes
  • Ep. 383: Approaches to Absolute Zero
  • Ep. 382: Degenerate Matter
  • Ep. 381: Hollowing Asteroids in Science and Fiction
  • Ep. 380: The Limits of Optics
  • Ep. 379: Fermi’s Atom Splitting
  • Ep. 378: Rutherford and Atoms
  • Ep. 377: Thomson finds Electron
  • Ep. 376: The Miller-Urey Experiment
  • Ep. 375: The Search For Life in the Solar System
  • Ep. 374: Stern-Gerlach Experiment
  • Ep. 373: Becquerel Experiment (Radiation)
  • Ep. 372: The Millikan Oil Drop
  • Ep. 371: Eddington Eclipse Experiment
  • Ep. 370: The Kaufmann–Bucherer–Neumann Experiments
  • Ep. 369: The Fizeau Experiment
  • Ep. 368: Searching for the Aether Wind: the Michelson–Morley Experiment
  • Ep. 367: Spitzer does Exoplanets
  • Ep. 366: HARPS Spectrograph
  • Ep. 365: Gaia
  • Ep. 364: The COROT Mission
  • Ep. 363: Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?
  • Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn Porco
  • Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Zuber
  • Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller
  • Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra Faber
  • Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin
  • Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia
  • Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration
  • Ep. 354: Comet Siding Spring vs. Mars
  • Ep. 353: Seasons on Saturn
  • Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhere!
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