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Physics, Math, and Astronomy Podcast Episodes

A composite list of episodes from the past 90 days of general science podcasts. Also see episode list for physics, math, and astronomy podcasts.

Updated: 2022-Dec-07 12:57 UTC. Episodes: 427. Minimum length: 5 minutes. Hide descriptions. Rank is based on the episode age and the number of physicists, mathematicians, and astronomers following the podcast's Twitter account as indicated on the podcast series list. Switch to chronological view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
podcast imageInterview: Apollo 17 student ambassador Dermot Gethings
Apollo 17 was the final human moon landing mission from NASA. Student ambassador Dermot Gethings was on of 80 students who got a behind the scenes look at the mission.Transcript.Find out more about Apollo 17 in the December issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine.You can see the UK piece of the Goodwill Moonrock at the Natural History Museum in London. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Dec-07 • 41 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageMartian Dust Storms // Solar Storm Damage // Dragon Arrival // Ariane 6 Update
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 132 *Martian dust storms generate Earth like clouds ESA's Mars Express has revealed that Mars churns up surprisingly Earth-like cloud patterns that are reminiscent of those in our planet's tropical regions. *Solar storm... (2022-Dec-07 • 38 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageCosmic Perspective - 50th Anniversary of Apollo 17 Author Geoffrey Bowman Discusses the Life of Apollo 17 CMP Ron Evans
Geoffrey Bowman, Author of “A Long Voyage to the Moon” discusses the life of Apollo 17 Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans... from his experiences as a naval fighter pilot in the Vietnam War to last man to perform a spacewalk on an Apollo lunar... (2022-Dec-07 • 51 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageAaS! 189: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 7: Many Worlds, Infinite Possibilities)
Part 7! What is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics? How does decoherence play a critical role? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this idea? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! This episode is... (2022-Dec-06 • 50 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageA 60% chance of rain: Weather, climate, and how to deal with uncertainty
Will climate change leave the region you live in hotter and drier, or wetter and stormier? It's a question of utmost importance in many areas of the world, yet it's one that climate scientists can't answer. This is why world-leading climate scientist Tim Palmer is calling for a high-performance supercomputing centre dedicated entirely to climate change. Tim Palmer. In this podcast we talk to Palmer about this call for a "CERN for climate change" and why climate forecasting requires so much computing power ... (2022-Dec-06 • 21 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Astro-lore with Moiya McTier
Is it time to update the constellations? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen dive into astrophysics, folklore, and our ancient connection to the stars with astrophysicist Moiya McTier, Ph.D. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Viny Adomonis, Thomas Blankenhorn, Weston Daniel L., Lauren Scott, and Aaryan Kukar for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: ESO/Y. Beletsky, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Dec-06 • 50 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageS4E11 The Centrality of Noncentral Distributions
In today’s episode, Patrick and Greg talk about those critical distributions that often go un-discussed -- noncentral distributions -- including their relation to the more familiar central distributions, their role in power and sample size determination, and how they are used in assessing data-model fit. Along the way they also mention back porch reading, latent class of one, statistical concepts as personality characteristics, double doink, Brilliant!, cocktail party banter, reaching into your d-bag, Mini... (2022-Dec-06 • 55 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman - Ep. 189: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 7: Many Worlds, Infinite Possibilities)
Part 7! What is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics? How does decoherence play a critical role? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this idea? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! We've added a... (2022-Dec-06 • 51 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageWhat is a black hole eclipse?
Daniel and Jorge talk about whether black holes can be blocked or can block other objects.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Dec-06 • 53 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageEp. 661: Looking Back on the Missions That Ended
Astronomy Cast Ep. 661: Looking Back on the Missions That Ended by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay It’s always sad to say goodbye, but when we send our robotic emissaries out into the cosmos, it’s just a matter of time before they shut down.... (2022-Dec-05 • 31 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageAMA | December 2022
Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape for December 2022. (2022-Dec-05 • 196 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 661: Looking Back on the Missions That Ended
It’s always sad to say goodbye, but when we send our robotic emissaries out into the cosmos, it’s just a matter of time before they shut down. Today we’re going to say goodbye to a few missions which have reached the end of their lives… But... (2022-Dec-05 • 30 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCute Mars Rovers
Scientists reminisce about Sprit and Opportunity... (2022-Dec-05 • 57 minutes • @NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast imageArtemis 1 Homeward Bound
*Artemis 1 on its way home NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft is on its way home after completing its distant retrograde lunar orbit around the Moon. *More possible organic compounds found in Mars crater rocks Scientists are reporting the detection... (2022-Dec-05 • 29 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 5 to 11 December 2022
Mars will be occulted by the Moon while at opposition this week - a truly historic occasion. Find out out more in our weekly stargazing guide.TranscriptFind all the details about the occultation of Mars.Learn how to observe Mars at opposition.Subscribe to BBC Sky at Night Magazine for all the latest space news and stargazing tips. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Dec-04 • 17 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageBalaji Srinivasan: The Network State Is Eternal
Balaji S. Srinivasan is an American entrepreneur and investor. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford university and sports several high scale financial successes; he was the co-founder of Counsyl, the former Chief Technology Officer of Coinbase, and former general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. twitter.com/balajis www.amazon... with me: 🏄‍♂️ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrBrianKeating 📸 Instagram: https://instagram.com/DrBrianKeating 🔔 Subscribe https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianKeating?s... (2022-Dec-04 • 104 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 207 E & 208 E: Zero & Deuce
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Newly discovered 2016 AM2's path had a zero distance... (2022-Dec-04 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEpisode 59: Construction of the SKA commences!
The 5th of December 2022 sees the commencement of construction of the long-awaited Square Kilometre Array (SKA)! | We are honoured to be joined by the SKA Observatory Council Chairperson, Dr Catherine Cesarsky to talk about this momentous occasion. | The post Episode 59: Construction of the SKA commences! appeared first on The Cosmic Savannah. (2022-Dec-04 • 52 minutes • @cosmicsavannah@jdelhaize@DanielCunnama)
podcast imageObserving With Webb - December Episode
December ends the year on a high note, providing us glimpses of all the planets, the major ones being conveniently visible, an occultation of Mars, a modest meteor shower, and plenty of telescope targets. 1st – CLOSE ENCOUNTER – Moon,... (2022-Dec-03 • 16 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] Scientists Simulate a Quantum Wormhole, Black Hole Consumes a Star, More Moon Visitors
The best images from Artemis so far. More spacecraft are going to the Moon. Researchers have simulated a wormhole. China now has six people on board its space station (2022-Dec-02 • 21 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageThe physics of car crashes and the winners of the Institute of Physics Business Awards
In this podcast we celebrate innovation and learn how to thwart insurance cheats (2022-Dec-02 • 40 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageAre the Sun’s Solar Cycles Getting Weaker?
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 130 *Are the Sun’s solar cycles getting weaker New computer modelling suggests the Sun’s 11 year solar cycle is getting weaker, and scientists aren’t sure how that will affect the Earth. *New NASA climate change mission... (2022-Dec-02 • 26 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Hipparchus’ Lost Star Catalog with Dr. Victor Gysemberg
Streamed live on Nov 23, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( ) Special Guest: Greek astronomer Hipparchus, who lived in the second century BCE, is considered to be the greatest astronomical observer of his time. Among his achievements are the development of... (2022-Dec-02 • 67 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCounting Cards & Quantitative Thinking
What does it take to count cards? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore blackjack, quantitative thinking, and the journey from MIT blackjack player to angel investor with Semyon Dukach, Managing Partner at One Way Ventures. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Photo Credit: ElooKoN, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Dec-02 • 43 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageSpace Policy Edition: NASA's Economic Impact with Alex MacDonald and Joshua Drucker
What is NASA’s return on investment? NASA chief economist Alex MacDonald and University of Illinois Chicago professor Joshua Drucker provide revealing answers from a new economic impact report. (2022-Dec-02 • 74 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageWhat is the densest planet?
Daniel and Jorge wonder about which planets would float if you dunked them in a cosmic tub.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Dec-01 • 57 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageLook Up! Dec 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Affelia and Jess take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of December. They also cover some cosmic news! In this month's episode we discuss all things Moon-related with the recent launch of Artemis 1. Join us on twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of December! In this episode we don't discuss the Apollo 1 tragedy. If you wanted to learn more about Apollo 1 we covered this in our April 2019 episode: https://soundcloud.com/user-... (2022-Dec-01 • 27 minutes • @ROGAstronomers)
podcast image#126 - December 2022
The Discussion: Meteor shower disappointment Lecturing course started Dr Jen’s 30th birthday party karaoke – with audio! more resources for astronomy and astrophotography over at The News: Rounding up the astronomy news in November, we... (2022-Dec-01 • 68 minutes • @AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast imageNicole Yunger Halpern on quantum steampunk
Nicole Yunger Halpern reenvisions 19th-century thermodynamics for the 21st century, using the mathematical toolkit of quantum information theory. She is a fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science (QuICS), a theoretical physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland. She is also the author of Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday’s Tomorrow, a book that blends the topic of quantum th... (2022-Dec-01 • 59 minutes • @Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast imageActual Astronomy - Objects to Observe in December
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] In this episode we’ll talk about what you can see in the night time sky this month. For those listening on the 365 Days of Astronomy, if... (2022-Dec-01 • 54 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageFrancis Halzen: Catching Neutrinos at the South Pole
Francis Halzen is the Hilldale and Gregory Breit Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University Wisconsin-Madison and principal investigator for the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, the world's largest neutrino detector, he is the Director of the Institute for Elementary Particle Physics, and the Hilldale and Gregory Breit Distinguished Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A theoretician studying problems at the interface of particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, Halzen has been work... (2022-Nov-30 • 90 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - BONUS CONTENT: Full-length Interview with Jochen Grandell
Catch the full-length interview with Jochen Grandell, Program Scientist for the Meteosat third generation, from our October 4th episode. The MTP (Meteosat Transition Programme) was established to ensure the operational continuity between the... (2022-Nov-30 • 20 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Q&A] Black Holes VS Brown Dwarfs, Moon Telescopes, Galaxy Collision
Which ones are more invisible: black holes of brown dwarfs? Which cheap telescope should you get? Will the Artemis program start a new era in astronomy? What will happen when Andromeda crashes into the Milky Way? All this and more in this week's Q&A with Fraser Cain. (2022-Nov-30 • 36 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast image#285 - UAE - Space Agency
Matt flies solo this week to bring a timely interview with Ibrahim Al Qasim of the UAE Space Agency. If you enjoy the show please go over to www.linktr.ee/Interplanetary and become a member on Patreon. Host: Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell (2022-Nov-30 • 36 minutes • @Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast imageA Happy 20th Anniversary for Planetary Radio
Join the Planetary Society’s CEO, its co-founder Louis Friedman and others as we mark Planetary Radio’s entry into its third decade. (2022-Nov-30 • 79 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageAre We Seeing the First Light in the Universe?
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 129 *Are we seeing the first light in the universe The Webb Space Telescope is now unveiling what could be light from the very first stars in the universe – revealing a very rich cosmos where the first forming galaxies... (2022-Nov-30 • 30 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageCould We Someday Live Forever? With Ray Kurzweil
Would you want to live forever? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil discuss immortality, longevity escape velocity, the singularity, and the future of technology. What will life be like in 10 years? NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/could-we-... to our Patrons Johan Svensson, Galen J., Kellen Bolander, Sunshine, and Brian White for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Jon Manning, C... (2022-Nov-29 • 53 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageUS Nuclear Weapons and the Nuclear Posture Review with Steve Fetter
With all the talk of nuclear weapons in Europe, learn about the US nuclear weapon triad with Dr. Steve Fetter. Recorded live during a nuclear physics conference, Drs. Fetter and Lesher discuss the... (2022-Nov-29 • 38 minutes • @NuclearLifePod@ShellyLesh)
podcast imageAvivah Yamani - The Planetary Family Tree
Planets are born from the particles of gas and dust in the leftover material from star formation. This material formed a disk around the newborn star and over time, this material began to collide and stick together forming larger clumps. ... (2022-Nov-29 • 12 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageS4E10 Test Driving Model Identification
In today’s episode, Greg and Patrick talk about model under-, just-, and over-identification, starting with the algebraic foundations and moving into implications for the practice of structural equation modeling. Along the way they also mention shagging cars, new Ferraris, bank statements, prerecorded reactions, Quantitude implied contract, necessary & sufficient, walk of shame, Patrick’s Roz impression, working with explosives, potluck freeloaders, fixing a loading to your home address, and bad maps.St... (2022-Nov-29 • 50 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageBob Coecke Returns to Entangled Things
In Episode 48, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Bob Coecke, Chief Scientist at Quantinuum.Among other topics, the team discuss modern paths into Quantum, the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, and the possibility of a Quantum Winter. (2022-Nov-29 • 50 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast imageAre the constants of nature really constant?
There are some numbers you can rely on. The speed of light, c, is 299,792,458 ms-1. The gravitational constant, G, is 6.674 x 10-11m3kg-1s-2. These are examples of what are often called the constants of nature – fundamental physical quantities that seem to be the same everywhere, and unchanging over time. Or are they? Today would have been our wonderful boss, John D. Barrow's, 70th birthday. And to celebrate him and his work we look at the answer to this question in today's podcast. John D. Barrow (Image cr... (2022-Nov-29 • 23 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageDoes the Moon have an atmosphere?
astronomy (2022-Nov-29 • 48 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageBrian Keating: Probing the Early Universe and Communicating about Science
Find Brian’s INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE Podcast on Apple Podcasts https://apple.co/39UaHlB and on Spotify here spoti.fi/3vpfXok Brian Keating is an observational cosmology whose work has focused on measuring a possible imprint on the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMBR) that could have come from the earliest moments of the Big Bang, and could even give possible indirect evidence for a multiverse. Indeed, an experiment he worked, called BICEP 2, in 2014 announced a possible result which electrified the scie... (2022-Nov-29 • 116 minutes • @LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast imageQuantum technology gathers pace
The 2022 Nobel Prize for Physics celebrated research that is underpinning a tech transformation (2022-Nov-28 • 44 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast image[Q&A] Space Questions Special
This time it's different. As always, it's your space questions, but not my answers. I invited my fellow space YouTubers to give their answers to help me with the Q&A. Enjoy! (2022-Nov-28 • 33 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast image219 | Dani Bassett and Perry Zurn on the Neuroscience and Philosophy of Curiosity
I talk with neuroscientist Dani Bassett and philosopher Perry Zurn about how curiosity works and what forms it takes. (2022-Nov-28 • 63 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageOrion’s Historic Journey Around the Moon
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 128 *Orion’s historic journey around the Moon NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft has arrived safely in lunar orbit and has now well into its distant retrograde orbit which is taking the mission some 92,195 kilometres... (2022-Nov-28 • 29 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies
Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, stars orbit within galaxies. It’s orbits all the way down. But occasionally objects can receive a powerful kick that sends them on a journey, never to return. This... (2022-Nov-28 • 28 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEp. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies
Astronomy Cast Ep. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, stars orbit within galaxies. It’s orbits all the way down. But occasionally objects... (2022-Nov-28 • 28 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 28 November to 4 December 2022
Mars' closest approach to Earth as Saturn and Jupiter approach the crescent Moon in this week's stargazing guide.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Nov-27 • 12 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 205E & 206E: How Close? & Still Out There
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Dr. Grower discovered 250 foot diameter 2015 YV1. - Carson... (2022-Nov-27 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEpisode 81 - Christopher Danielson
Technically this is a theorem, but it seems so obvious that it's unclear that it needs a proof. In this episode Christopher Danielson points out that polygons have same number of sides as vertices. Many shapes make an appearance. (2022-Nov-26 • 33 minutes • @niveknosdunk@evelynjlamb)
podcast imageThe Cosmic Savannah Ep. 38: Rise of the Machine
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. We are joined by Dr. Michelle Lochner who is a senior lecturer at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. Michelle is developing new machine learning and artificial... (2022-Nov-26 • 45 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout: Untying an Early "Cosmic Knot" with Dr. Andrey Vayner
Streamed live on Nov 9, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( ) Special Guest: Since its final commissioning and being placed in service, JWST has been delivering on its promise to provide unprecedented insight into the most distant — and oldest — regions of... (2022-Nov-25 • 62 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageHow Black Holes Control Star Formation
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 127 *How black holes control star formation New observations using NASA’s Webb Space Telescope are showing astronomers how black holes control star formation in galaxies. *Euclid completes thermal vacuum testing The... (2022-Nov-25 • 26 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image[Space Bites] Asteroid Explodes Over Canada, Artemis I Updates, Very Large Telescope Improvements
Updates on Artemis I. Predicting an asteroid strike with stunning accuracy. Webb’s view of Titan. New adaptive optics for the Very Large Telescope. (2022-Nov-25 • 21 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast image35: Astronaut Special: Returning to the Moon
The Astronaut Alarm is in overdrive... Izzie, Dr Becky, and his excellency Richard Hollingham have not one but TWO astronauts on this month's episode. | | From the archive, Richard speaks to NASA astronaut Gene Cernan about Apollo 17 and being the last man on the Moon. ESA Astronaut Matthias Maurer talks about the upcoming Artemis missions which will see humans (hopefully, Matthias himself) return to our rocky neighbour. Plus, Robert Massey is on hand to answer your questions and share his stargazing tips... (2022-Nov-25 • 51 minutes • @RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast imageThe SCIENCE of ALIENS: Garry Nolan & Avi Loeb
Garry Nolan is a professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research is in microbiology, immunology, bio-computation, and analysis of UFO artifacts, materials, and he is actively investigating reports of UFO encounters. Avi Loeb is an astrophysicist at Harvard, the director of the Galileo Project, and the author of Extraterrestrial. In 1993 he moved to Harvard University where he was tenured three years later. He is now the Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science and former chair of the depart... (2022-Nov-25 • 133 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageCosmic Insignificance Therapy
Just a few thoughts on 'cosmic insignificance therapy', popularized in the book "Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals" Oliver Burkeman, brought to my attention in this blog post by Tim Ferriss https://tim.blog/2021/12/15/the-liberati... with some additional thoughts on the philosophy of Sam Harris and Scott Galloway as well. I hope you enjoy and I thank you for being along on this cosmic adventure with me! Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel, just click here 👉 https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianK... (2022-Nov-24 • 15 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageDustin Lang on big data from a big universe
Dustin Lang is a computational scientist at Perimeter Institute who develops techniques for finding needles in the cosmic haystack. He works on several large sky survey projects, tackling the statistical data analysis required to discern meaningful insights from huge datasets gathered by telescopes. In this conversation with Lauren and Colin, he shares his experiences mapping galaxies with the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), and hunting for mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) with the Canadian ... (2022-Nov-24 • 70 minutes • @Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast imageHow do we know quantum mechanics is really random?
Daniel and Jorge wrestle with Bell's experiment and the philosophical consequences.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-24 • 58 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageSynchrotrons and space telescopes: looking to the future of big science
In this podcast we talk about light-source facilities and NASA’s plans for the future (2022-Nov-24 • 40 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - How Big is the Universe?
From Nov 24, 2021. Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. A simple explanation of the size of the universe, how the universe grew so big and how big it will... (2022-Nov-24 • 8 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageAlfred S. Posamentier, "The Secret Lives of Numbers: Numerals and Their Peculiarities in Mathematics and Beyond" (Prometheus Books, 2022)
Alfred S. Posamentier's The Secret Lives of Numbers: Numerals and Their Peculiarities in Mathematics and Beyond (Prometheus Books, 2022) is the first book I’ve ever seen written by a mathematician that will absolutely, definitely, certainly appeal to people who love numbers and who don’t love mathematics. I would urge all listeners to tell everyone they know who has a fascination with numbers to listen to this podcast, especially if they don’t love mathematics because they will definitely love this book. Ho... (2022-Nov-23 • 55 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageStadium maths
Amid much controversy, the 2022 World Cup has begun and the action has now moved onto the football pitches inside the many newly built stadiums in Qatar. But how are these stadiums turned from architectural sketches into real buildings? For this week's episode we delve back far into our archive to hear from Paul Shepherd from the University of Bath, an expert in building football stadiums such as the famous Emirates stadium in London. In this interview, first recorded back in 2007, he tells us about what ki... (2022-Nov-23 • 16 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageGeometric Analysis Reveals How Birds Mastered Flight
Partnerships between engineers and biologists have begun to reveal how birds evolved their superb maneuverability. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Running Out” by Patrick Patrikios. (2022-Nov-23 • 18 minutes • @QuantaMagazine)
podcast imageHubble Captures Three Faces of an Evolving Supernova
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 126 *Hubble captures three faces of an evolving supernova NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has images three different moments at once in a far-off supernova explosion that happened 11 billion years ago. *New study claims... (2022-Nov-23 • 29 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageJohn Krakauer Part 2: Learning, Curiosity, and Consciousness
What makes us human? Over the last several decades, the once-vast island of human exceptionalism has lost significant ground to wave upon wave of research revealing cognition, emotion, problem-solving, and tool-use in other organisms. But there remains a clear sense that humans stand apart — evidenced by our unique capacity to overrun the planet and remake it in our image. What is unique about the human mind, and how might we engage this question rigorously through the lens of neuroscience? How are our gif... (2022-Nov-23 • 49 minutes • @sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image[Interview] Chance for Life After The Sun Dies with Dr Andrew Vanderburg
Is there a chance for life to continue after the Sun eventually explodes? Can we find evidence of potentially habitable planets near white dwarfs, remnants of dead stars? How can future telescopes help with that? (2022-Nov-23 • 36 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageGiving the University of Arizona Mirror Lab a spin
Join us for a tour of the University of Arizona’s Mirror Lab where they use a giant, spinning oven filled with molten glass to create the primary mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope. (2022-Nov-23 • 70 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Water Worlds May Hide Water Underground Summary
From September 9, 2022. A population study of 43 exoplanets orbiting M-dwarf stars used both the transit method and radial velocity method to find the densities of the worlds and a surprising pattern emerged. The planets are less dense than expected,... (2022-Nov-23 • 25 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageFascinating Fractals
Jeanne Lazzarini joins us again to discuss fractals, a way to investigate the roughness that we see in nature, as opposed to the smoothness of standard mathematics. Fractals are built of iterated patterns with zoom similarity. Examples include the Koch Snowflake, which encloses a finite area but has infinite perimeter, and the Sierpinski Triangle, which has no area at all. Fractals have fractional dimension. For example, The Sierpinski Triangle is of dimension 1.585, reflecting its position in the nether wo... (2022-Nov-23 • 21 minutes • @CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast imageProbability
In this episode of High Theory, Justin Joque talks with Júlia Irion Martins about Probability. This conversation is part of our High Theory in STEM series, which tackles topics in science, technology, engineering, and medicine from a highly theoretical perspective. If you want to learn more about the philosophical, technical, and economic implications of probability, check out Justin’s new book, Revolutionary Mathematics: Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, and the Logic of Capitalism (Verso, 2022). Justin... (2022-Nov-22 • 18 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageListener Questions 33: Questions from your kids!
Daniel and Jorge talk about what nothing looks like, whether Thor's hammer would destroy the Earth and rogue stars.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-22 • 48 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageScott Aaronson | Quantum Computing: Dismantling the Hype
Scott Aaronson is a professor of computer science at University of Texas at Austin and director of its Quantum Information Center. Previously he received his PhD at UC Berkeley and was a faculty member at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 2007-2016. Scott has won numerous prizes for his research on quantum computing and complexity theory, including the Alan T Waterman award in 2012 and the ACM Prize in Computing in 2020. In addition to being a world class scientist, Scott is famous for... (2022-Nov-22 • 185 minutes • @IAmTimNguyen)
podcast imageThe Toll of War with Irwin Redlener
How will the war in Ukraine impact future generations? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson learns about disaster relief and helping child refugees with co-founder of Ukraine Children’s Action Project and pediatrician, Irwin Redlener. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Photo Credit: UP9, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Nov-22 • 42 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageLeiden Observatory - Cosmic Perspectives Part 4
Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society is a feature podcast that explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology. In this... (2022-Nov-22 • 24 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 119: Robots In Space
From December 15, 2008. Space is totally inhospitable. If the freezing temperatures don’t get you, the intense radiation will kill you. Or the vacuum, or the lack of breathable atmosphere, or meteoroid impacts. Well… you get the idea. That’s why... (2022-Nov-21 • 33 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageLift off : NASA’s Artemis-1 Mega Rocket Launches Orion to Moon
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 125 *Lift off NASA’s Artemis-1 Mega Rocket Launches Orion to Moon The world’s most powerful rocket NASA’s Space Launch System has successfully blasted into orbit on its maiden flight. The spectacular nighttime launch from... (2022-Nov-21 • 41 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image57 - String Theory Part 3: Duality
This episode will hurt your brain, or your money back.To support our show and get ad-free episodes and other exclusives, join us for $3 a month on Patreon: https://patreon.com/whythisuniverseTiny MattersTiny Matters is a science podcast about the little things that make the big things in...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the show (2022-Nov-21 • 25 minutes • @DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image218 | Raphael Bousso on Black Holes and the Holographic Universe
I talk with physicist Raphael Bousso about black holes, holography, and what we know about quantum spacetime. (2022-Nov-21 • 82 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 203E & 204E: Blinky & Blinky Revealed
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Eric Christiensen discovered 2015 YJ, that had missed the... (2022-Nov-20 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEpisode 69: The Flavor Puzzle with Joe Davighi
Jim talks with Joe Davighi of the University of Zurich about the flavor unification at high energ... (2022-Nov-20 • 43 minutes • @_PhysicsFM_@PhysicsMystic)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 21 to 27 November 2022
In this week's stargazing guide, we take advantage of the new Moon for some deep-sky astronomy.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Nov-20 • 10 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageNiall Ferguson: DOOM!
Niall Ferguson’s most recent book is Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe. In this book he posits that disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like earthquakes, wildfires, and financial crises. and wars, are not normally distributed; there is no cycle of history to help us anticipate the next catastrophe. But when disaster strikes, we ought to be better prepared than the Romans were when Vesuvius erupted, or medieval Italians when the Black Death struck. Yet in 2020 the responses of many develop... (2022-Nov-20 • 80 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageDeep Astronomy Space Junk Podcast 75 - Stellina & eVscope: Are They Worth the Money?
Streamed live on Oct 30, 2020. There is a lot of interest in a new class of telescopes available for amateur astronomers. These telescopes offer extreme ease-of-use while delivering advanced capability to those just entering the hobby of amateur... (2022-Nov-19 • 47 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] Artemis 1 Launch, Secret Space Plane Returns, James Webb Protection Plan
SLS finally launches to the Moon. SpaceX get another contract from NASA. James Webb gets a protection plan from micrometeoroids. China continues to trash the orbit. Secret space plane returns. (2022-Nov-18 • 19 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Up, Up & Away with Dr. Jacob Izraelevitz and JPL's Venus Aerial Robotic Balloons
Host: Fraser Cain ( ) Special Guest: Despite the romance associated with Venus for millennia thanks to its having been named after the Roman god of love, Venus has proven to anything BUT romantic - LITERALLY! Combining the toxic and corrosive... (2022-Nov-18 • 62 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageSharpest Image Ever of Universe's Most Massive Known Star
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 124 *Sharpest image ever of universe’s most massive known star Astronomers have taken their best image yet of the most massive known star in the universe. *The Martian crust is more complex and evolved than previously... (2022-Nov-18 • 36 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Geek Time! with Charles Liu
Could you play Quidditch on Jupiter? Javelin on Mars? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly answer fan questions about low-gravity physics, the weight of Thor’s hammer, aerodynamics and more with astrophysicist Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (NASA Goddard), edited by PlanetUser, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Nov-18 • 47 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageWhat are sterile neutrinos?
Daniel and Jorge talk about a new stealthy kind of neutrino that might neaten up the mess left by all of the other neutrinos.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-17 • 51 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageActual Astronomy - ATM-ing With Special Guest Tom Otvos
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] - Since this might be a new topic for some people, maybe we can define amateur telescope making a little for people? - Can you tell... (2022-Nov-17 • 62 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageMeteorites and magnetostrophic mathematics reveal unsung scientific heroes of the past
In this podcast we celebrate the applied mathematician Donna Elbert and a forgotten Black student who found a unique meteorite (2022-Nov-17 • 39 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageSavas Dimopoulos on the universe’s biggest unsolved puzzles
Savas Dimopoulos is an influential particle physicist based at Stanford University, who also holds the Coril Holdings Archimedes Visiting Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute. He worked at CERN during the 1990s, and was featured in Particle Fever, a 2013 documentary about the hunt for the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider. In this episode, he talks with Lauren and Colin about how he approaches the grand, open questions that keep him up at night – including two particularly fundamental ... (2022-Nov-17 • 62 minutes • @Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Dinosaurs Washed Away in Largest Wave to Wrap Earth
As if getting set on fire and tossed into space wasn’t enough, new research finds evidence that after the Chicxulub impact, dinosaurs were also the victims of a massive global tsunami and worldwide earthquakes. Plus, the Milky Way’s stellar... (2022-Nov-16 • 20 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Interview] The Existential Threat of Solar Storms with Dr Benjamin Pope
How trees can tell us a story of previous solar storms? What are the chances of having another Carrington-scale event and what would it mean? How can we understand solar storms better? (2022-Nov-16 • 37 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageData Suggests Magnetars Have Solid Surfaces
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 123 *Data suggests Magnetars have solid surfaces A signature in the X-ray light emitted by a highly magnetised neutron star known as a magnetar suggests the star has a solid surface with no atmosphere. *SpaceX could try... (2022-Nov-16 • 39 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageVoyager Mission Project Scientist Linda Spilker
Cassini Mission Project Scientist Linda Spilker has now taken on the same job for the Voyager Interstellar Mission. (2022-Nov-16 • 59 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageVoices from Ukraine: Yuriy Semenov
Yuriy Semenov was forced to leave Ukraine, and his work at the Institute of Hydromechanics at the National Academy of Sciences, due to the Russian invasion of February 2022. He found sanctuary in Britain at the University of East Anglia. In part this was thanks to the Solidarity for mathematicians programme ran by the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI). In this podcast Yuriy speaks to the INI's Dan Aspel and shares his experience of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and why the work of a ... (2022-Nov-15 • 20 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman Ep. 188: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 6: Einstein’s Revenge)
Part 6! What were Einstein’s objections to quantum mechanics? Why was he so bothered by non-locality? What is the EPR paradox? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give... (2022-Nov-15 • 41 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageS4E09 Intensive Longitudinal Data: Be Careful What You Wish For
In today's episode Patrick and Greg talk about that sweet spot between panel designs and time series designs, intensive longitudinal data — both the logistical and analytical challenges, but more importantly its tremendous potential. Along the way they also mention camp fire face-plants, fear of horses, your spare eyelid, polishing your Nobel Prize, ripples in a pond, lick'm-sir, August 14th, the basketball effect, Southwest boarding number B14, high school math teacher apologies, open mic night... (2022-Nov-15 • 52 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageAaS! 188: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 6: Einstein’s Revenge)
Part 6! What were Einstein’s objections to quantum mechanics? Why was he so bothered by non-locality? What is the EPR paradox? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online... (2022-Nov-15 • 39 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageLast Man on the Moon: BONUS EPISODE
For the first time in full, our interview with the last man on the Moon, Gene Cernan... (2022-Nov-15 • 55 minutes • @NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast imageInventing Society with Yuval Noah Harari
How did humans come to create society? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Yuval Noah Harari, historian and author of “Sapiens” & “Unstoppable Us,” discuss our species’ ability to cooperate, the role of artificial intelligence, and more.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/inventing... to our Patrons James Wilson, Zachary Webb, Haris Dilberovic, and Sam McGilvery for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Unknown artists Mariano, ... (2022-Nov-15 • 43 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageTheoretical Quantum Cryptography with Dakshita Khurana
In Episode 47, Patrick speaks with Dakshita Khurana of the University of Illinois.Among other topics, the team discuss theoretical cryptography, multiparty computation, and simulation in cryptography. (2022-Nov-15 • 35 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image[Q&A] Harvesting Dark Energy, Making Own Telescope, Escaping Gravity Wells
How hard is it to escape the gravity wells of massive planets for other civilizations? How hard is it to make your own telescopes? How do gas clouds become stars? Can we harvest dark energy after the Heat Death? (2022-Nov-15 • 41 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageWhy is math so important for physics?
Daniel talks to mathematician Steve Strogatz about why calculus seems to describe the Universe so well.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-15 • 56 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageMysterious Cosmic Radiation Storms Targeting the Earth
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 122 *Mysterious cosmic radiation storms targeting the Earth Mystery continues to surround a series of strange cosmic radiation storms which have been battering... (2022-Nov-14 • 36 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageEp. 659: Clear Skies, Bright Satellites
Astronomy Cast Ep. 659: Clear Skies, Bright Satellites by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live on Nov 8, 2022. Light pollution is big problem and it’s only getting worse. Not just near cities, but everywhere thanks to increased satellite... (2022-Nov-14 • 34 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageThe Power of the Rovers – S4E10
How does a rover keep driving on a planet with no gas stations? Shonte Tucker, Sabah Bux and Rob Manning power us through the ways Mars rovers keep going. (2022-Nov-14 • @NASA)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 659: Clear Skies, Bright Satellites
Streamed live on Nov 8, 2022. Light pollution is big problem and it’s only getting worse. Not just near cities, but everywhere thanks to increased satellite constellations. How bad is the problem, and how can we fix it? We've added a new way... (2022-Nov-14 • 34 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image217 | Margaret Levi on Moral Political Economy
I talk with political scientist Margaret Levi about trust in government and how we can make our political systems more responsive to moral concerns. (2022-Nov-14 • 81 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 201E & 202E: Great Night & Jupiter’s Comet
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Jess Johnson discovered a dozen new Earth approaching... (2022-Nov-13 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 14 to 20 November 2022
The Leonid meteor shower returns and the moon Callisto brushes past Jupiter in this week's stargazing guide.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Nov-13 • 13 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageBernardo Kastrup: Consciousness & Superdeterminism Doubts
Bernardo Kastrup is the executive director of Essentia Foundation. His work has been leading the modern renaissance of metaphysical idealism, the notion that reality is essentially mental. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy (ontology, philosophy of mind) and another Ph.D. in computer engineering (reconfigurable computing, artificial intelligence). As a scientist, Bernardo has worked for the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Philips Research Laboratories (where the ‘Casimir Effect’ of Quant... (2022-Nov-13 • 83 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageStarts With A Bang #87 - AGNs From The South Pole
The supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies is a tremendously interesting area of research, advancing rapidly over the past few years. While most of these observations focus on either high-energy or radio emissions from them, there's a recent push to see what these objects are doing in other wavelengths of light, as well as how they vary in time. | Once, it was thought that supermassive black holes would become "activated" at a certain point in time, would remain on for hundreds of thousands or ... (2022-Nov-12 • 87 minutes • @StartsWithABang)
podcast imageNOIRLab - A Record Setting Gamma Ray Burst
Gamma Ray bursts are some of the most powerful explosions observed in the cosmos and frequently herald the birth of a new black hole. A recent gamma ray burst, GRB 221009A, appears to be the brightest of all time and was observed very quickly by... (2022-Nov-12 • 11 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageSpace Policy Edition: What the Congressional Midterms Means for Space Science
Bethany Johns of the American Astronomical Society talks with Planetary Society Chief Advocate Casey Dreier about how changes in Washington after the midterm elections may affect support for science. (2022-Nov-11 • 58 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageJohn Krakauer Part 1: Taking Multiple Perspectives on The Brain
The brain is arguably one of the most complex objects known to science. How best to understand it? That is a trick question: brains are organized at many levels and attempts to grasp them all through one approach — be it micro, macro, anatomical, behavioral — are destined to leave out crucial insights. What more, thinking “vertically” across scales, one might miss important angles from another discipline along the “horizontal” axis. For inquiries too big to sit within one field of knowledge, maybe it is tim... (2022-Nov-11 • 51 minutes • @sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast imageAlexandr Draganov, "Mathematical Tools for Real-World Applications: A Gentle Introduction for Students and Practitioners" (MIT Press, 2022)
I’ve never read a book like Mathematical Tools for Real-World Applications: A Gentle Introduction for Students and Practitioners (MIT Press, 2022) – it’s a book about how engineers and scientists see math, and I found it fascinating. What intrigued me about this book was not that it just presents and solves a bunch of interesting problems, it shows how scientists and engineers differ in their approach to problem solving from mathematicians. Shame on me, but as a mathematician, I’ve always been a little unco... (2022-Nov-11 • 55 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - The ATA & Technosignatures With Dr. Sophia Sheikh (SETI Institute)
[Sorry for the continued audio dropouts, but just wait! Soon Fraser’ll have fiber at his house and this will all be a thing of the past! - Rich] Streamed live on Oct 26, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: As we discover new exoplanets on an... (2022-Nov-11 • 59 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] SLS In Trouble, James Webb Fixed, Strange Quark Star
JWST’s MIRI is fully operational again, have astronomers found the first strange star?, the first test of an inflatable heat shield, and SLS just got hit by a Hurricane. (2022-Nov-11 • 21 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageNASA to Continue with the Psyche Mission Despite Software Issues
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 121 *NASA to continue with the Psyche mission despite software issues NASA has decided to go forward with its Psyche mission with a new launch window opening on October 10, 2023. *Searching for the Milky Way galaxy’s... (2022-Nov-11 • 19 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageArtificial intelligence boosts multimessenger astronomy, ‘Quantum on the Clock’ winners
In this podcast we look to the future of gravitational-wave astronomy and meet the winners of a video competition (2022-Nov-10 • 34 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageUNAWE Space Scoop - What’s Like The Sun and The Earth – Only Redder and More Massive?
Astronomers have discovered a super-Earth, which are planets that are much like our Earth but more massive. This one is near the habitable zone of a red dwarf star that’s only 36.6 light-years away from us. That's really, really close by, all... (2022-Nov-10 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageHow can the Universe expand faster than the speed of light?
Daniel and Jorge blow their own minds talking about the faster-than-light expansion of the Universe See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-10 • 53 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageLee Smolin on a lifetime of big questions
Lee Smolin is a founding faculty member at Perimeter Institute and one of the world’s best-known voices in theoretical physics. He is a co-founder of loop quantum gravity, together with Abhay Ashtekar and Carlo Rovelli. Smolin is also the author of numerous popular science books, including The Trouble with Physics, The Life of the Cosmos, and Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum. In this conversation with Lauren and Colin, Smolin shares his philosophical outlook on q... (2022-Nov-10 • 47 minutes • @Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image[Bonus] Dr Brian Keating interviews Fraser Cain
This in an interview with Dr Brian Keating that happened on his YouTube channel. We talk about how Universe Today runs, what do I want to achieve with it, how science journalism works in general and much more. (2022-Nov-09 • 85 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageLargest Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Detected in Eight Years
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 120 *Largest potentially hazardous asteroid detected in eight years Astronomers have detected three near Earth asteroids hiding in the glare of the Sun including a one and a half kilometre wide monster which could one day... (2022-Nov-09 • 25 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageAnn Druyan wishes you a happy Sagan Day
Celebrate Carl Sagan’s birthday with his longtime collaborator and life partner Ann Druyan. (2022-Nov-09 • 64 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Globular Clusters: Already Old 9 Billion Years Ago
The quest to understand the formation mechanisms of globular clusters was limited by the Hubble Space Telescope’s ability to peer back in time. Now, JWST’s larger mirror has allowed astronomers to find gravitationally lensed galaxies that have... (2022-Nov-09 • 24 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageHow the 'Diamond of the Plant World' Helped Land Plants Evolve
Structural studies of the robust material called sporopollenin reveal how it made plants hardy enough to reproduce on dry land. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Redwood Trail” by Audionautix. (2022-Nov-09 • 17 minutes • @QuantaMagazine)
podcast imageAndrew Fiss, "Performing Math: A History of Communication and Anxiety in the American Mathematics Classroom" (Rutgers UP, 2020)
Performing Math: A History of Communication and Anxiety in the American Mathematics Classroom (Rutgers University Press, 2020) by Dr. Andrew Fiss tells the history of expectations for math communication—and the conversations about math hatred and math anxiety that occurred in response. Focusing on nineteenth-century American colleges, this book analyzes foundational tools and techniques of math communication: the textbooks that supported reading aloud, the burnings that mimicked pedagogical speech, the blac... (2022-Nov-09 • 45 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageLeiden Observatory - Cosmic Perspectives Part 3
Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society is a feature podcast that explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology. In this... (2022-Nov-08 • 24 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Surviving the Laws of Physics with Steve-O
How fast is a porta-potty slingshot? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and professional stuntman and comedian, Steve-O, break down the science of Jackass, explosions, and what it takes to survive the laws of physics. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons Graylyn, Paul Vortman, Chalice (Shalese) Davis, James Bennet, and Joe for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: David Shankbone, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikime... (2022-Nov-08 • 48 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast image[Q&A] Quantum Computers for Astronomy, Catching Interstellar Guests, The Book Club
Can we catch the next interstellar visitor? Why do black holes' accretion disks glow? Can we make spaceships out of asteroids? How do we know that dark matter and dark energy actually exist? All that in this week's episode of Q&A with Fraser Cain. And we've started the Book Club! (2022-Nov-08 • 42 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageS4E08 Missing Data: The New State Of The Art With Craig Enders
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick get to explore modern methods for missing data analysis while belaboring quotes from Top Gun with their guest Craig Enders from the University of California at Los Angeles. Craig looks back over the past 20 years of developments in missing data analysis to discuss what has worked, what hasn't worked, and what new methods are available now that we didn't have back then. Along the way they also discuss Sean, Not Sean, going to the movies, grumpy old man m... (2022-Nov-08 • 51 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageVoices from Ukraine: Nataliya Vaisfel’d
Professor Nataliya Vaisfel'd was until recently a mathematician at Odesa I. I. Mechnykov National University. Forced to flee Ukraine after the Russian invasion of her home country in February of this year, Nataliya has since travelled across Europe with her wheelchair-bound mother and their dogs, eventually finding sanctuary in Britain. In part this was thanks to the Solidarity for mathematicians programme ran by the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. She is now a Senior Lecturer at King’s Co... (2022-Nov-08 • 25 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageCan you send messages without particles?
Daniel and Jorge talk about ingenious quantum tricks to send information without actual particles.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-08 • 49 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageCan Science Save Us? Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees
In his most recent book If Science is to Save Us, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees argues that, in his expert and personal analysis of the scientific endeavor on which we all depend, that we need to think globally, we need to think rationally and we need to think long-term, empowered by twenty-first-century technology but guided by values that science alone cannot provide. In this timely work, Lord Rees details how there has never been a time when ‘following the science’ has been more important for humanity. He... (2022-Nov-08 • 110 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 7 to 13 November 2022
The Moon glides past Uranus, the Pleiades and Castor & Pollux in this week's stargazing guide.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Nov-07 • 12 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageEp. 658: Space Exploration Horror Stories
Astronomy Cast Ep. 658: Space Exploration Horror Stories by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live on Oct 31, 2022. We’re recording this episode on Halloween, so how could we resist but take advantage of this opportunity. Space is already... (2022-Nov-07 • 31 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageAMA | November 2022
Ask Me Anything episode for November 2022. (2022-Nov-07 • 180 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageGiant Asteroid Discovered Just a Day Before it Flew Past the Earth
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 119 *Giant asteroid discovered just a day before it flew past the Earth Astronomers discovered a huge asteroid as big as a sky scraper just a day before it... (2022-Nov-07 • 32 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 658: Space Exploration Horror Stories
Streamed live on Oct 31, 2022. We’re recording this episode on Halloween, so how could we resist but take advantage of this opportunity. Space is already terrifying enough, you know, with the vast endless emptiness, the incomprehensible mysteries,... (2022-Nov-07 • 29 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image56 - An Icy Neutrino Interruption
We interrupt our regular episodes to cover the exciting new discovery that the IceCube Neutrino Observatory announced on November 3rd, 2022.To support our show and get ad-free episodes and other exclusives, join us for $3 a month on Patreon: https://patreon.com/whythisuniverseTiny MattersTiny Matters is a science podcast about the little things that make the big things in...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the show (2022-Nov-07 • 30 minutes • @DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image#284 - Very Large Telescopes with Dr James Miley
Linn also Interviews fellow astronomer James Miley and tells Matt about her trip to ESO's Telescope facility in the Atacama Desert the largest optical-infrared observatory in the Southern Hemisphere. (2022-Nov-07 • 83 minutes • @Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast imageNeil deGrasse Tyson: Starry Messages, Science, Culture, and Life
Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most recognizable faces of science in the world, and for good reason. He has thought a lot about how to engage people in the wonder and joy of science, something that is also near and dear to my own heart, and to the spirit of many of my own activities, including The Origins Podcast. I was so happy that Neil agreed to return to have another dialogue on the podcast following the release of his new book, Starry Messenger, because it provided us with the opportunity to have... (2022-Nov-06 • 94 minutes • @LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 199E & 200E: Smoking Moon & Dead Comet
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Since 2005, the small, 313 mile diameter, icy moon of... (2022-Nov-06 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageObserving With Webb - November Episode
Welcome to Observing With Webb, where a high school astronomy teacher tells you what you’re looking at, why it’s so cool, and what you should check out later this month…at night. Thanksgiving, 3 planets, a meteor shower (with the possibility of... (2022-Nov-05 • 15 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Revisiting Apollo Photographically with Andy Saunders, Author of “Apollo Remastered”
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: This week we are airing our prerecorded interview with Andy Saunders, the author and creative force behind the new book "Apollo Remastered." Andy used his talent and expertise to digitally remaster and restore the... (2022-Nov-04 • 70 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] Worrying Solar Storm Data, Falcon Heavy is Back, Total Lunar Eclipse
Historical data about solar storms carved in trees, and it's a bit worrying. Falcon Heavy's back after 40 months of absence. There's a meteor shower and a total lunar eclipse in the coming days. And JWST gave us yet another version of Pillars of Creation. (2022-Nov-04 • 19 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAmazing cosmic facts
Astrophysicist Dr Jillian Scudder reveals some of the mind-blowing things we know about the Universe (2022-Nov-04 • 40 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageSpace Policy Edition Bonus: Q&A with Casey Dreier and Bill Nye
A special Space Policy Edition featuring a recent policy and advocacy webcast that gave Planetary Society members the opportunity to query Chief Advocate Casey Dreier and Society CEO Bill Nye. (2022-Nov-04 • 99 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageCuriosity Reaches a Key Target
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 118 *Curiosity reaches a key target NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover finally arrived at a long sought after target on its journey to climb the red planet’s Mount Sharp. *NASA orders more Orion Spacecraft NASA has ordered... (2022-Nov-04 • 46 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageCan Robots Feel? With Robert Shepherd and Ilayda Samilgil
Can you give a robot a sense of touch? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly, learn about soft robotics, sensors, and understanding human physiology with co-founders of Organic Robotics Corp, Professor Robert Shepherd and Ilayda Samilgil. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Photo Credit: Tyler Nienhouse, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Nov-04 • 51 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageBonus : The Perils of Science Communication
Update! Best place to find associated references are linked in our substack essay:This is an essay that we originally posted on our substack page:https://pasayteninstitute.substack.... Bonus Episode for The Field Guide to Particle Physics : Season 3https://pasayten.org/the-field-guide-to... The Pasayten Institute cc by-sa-4.0The definitive resource for all data in particle physics is the Particle Data Group: https://pdg.lbl.gov.The Pasayten Institute is on a mission to build and share physics knowledge, wit... (2022-Nov-04 • 16 minutes • @seanforscience)
podcast imageHow do planets get rings?
Daniel and Katie talk about planetary rings and what they tell us about the history of the solar system.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-03 • 58 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageJessie Muir on the mystery of dark energy
The universe is expanding faster and faster all the time, and Jessie Muir wants to understand why. Muir is a postdoctoral researcher at Perimeter Institute and a member of the international Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration. She co-leads the DES analysis team that seeks to understand the mysterious dark energy driving the universe's accelerating expansion by analyzing galaxy clustering and weak lensing. In this episode, she chats with Lauren and Colin about her work at the intersection of theory and ex... (2022-Nov-03 • 62 minutes • @Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast imageFinding commercial success in the burgeoning quantum-technology sector
This podcast features three executives from quantum-computing companies (2022-Nov-03 • 46 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageActual Astronomy - Objects to Observe in November
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] - Nov 1 - 1st Quarter & Saturn 4° N of the Moon - Nov 3rd - Double Shadow Transit, we might catch the end here…good for EST and East.... (2022-Nov-03 • 32 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageA Major Blow in the Search for Life on Other Worlds
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 117 *A major blow in the search for life on other worlds Planetary scientists have suffered a significant setback in their search for exoplanets with life – discovering an Earth like planet with no atmosphere, orbiting... (2022-Nov-02 • 30 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageDavid Kaiser, "Well, Doc, You're In: Freeman Dyson’s Journey through the Universe" (MIT Press, 2022)
Freeman Dyson (1923–2020)—renowned scientist, visionary, and iconoclast—helped invent modern physics. Not bound by disciplinary divisions, he went on to explore foundational topics in mathematics, astrophysics, and the origin of life. General readers were introduced to Dyson’s roving mind and heterodox approach in his 1979 book Disturbing the Universe, a poignant autobiographical reflection on life and science. "Well, Doc, You're In": Freeman Dyson’s Journey through the Universe (MIT Press, 2022) (the titl... (2022-Nov-02 • 70 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageDART smacked an asteroid! So what’s next in planetary defense?
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test was a brilliant success. The leaders of NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office tell us what’s next in the quest to protect Earth. (2022-Nov-02 • 56 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageMat Kaplan of Planetary Radio introduces a New Host and Interviews Brian Keating for an Update on The Simons Observatory
Join host Mat Kaplan as he proudly introduces the person who will take on the show he created 20 years ago. Then we’ll join astrophysicist Brian Keating at a joyful gathering of cosmologists who hope to reveal secrets of the Universe through the new Simons Observatory. You might win Brian’s new book about thinking like a Nobel Prize winner in the What’s Up space trivia contest. There’s more to discover at https://www.planetary.org/planetary-radi... video of the Simons Observatory event panel: We Are Cosmolo... (2022-Nov-02 • 22 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - November Part 1
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: - Enjoying the recent eclipse (weather permitting). - Jeni is officially recognised as being... (2022-Nov-02 • 55 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Why do we believe conspiracy theories? with Michael Shermer
Why do rational people believe irrational things? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice break down media literacy, the psychology behind conspiracy theories, and how to combat our cognitive biases with author and science historian, Michael Shermer.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Zachary Vex, Alexandru Dolipschi, Chris Knopp, Gianni Gaetano, and D'Angelo Garcia for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Charlie Duke, Public domain, via Wikimedia Com... (2022-Nov-01 • 53 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast image[Interview] James Webb, LUVOIR and Mindblowing Future Projects
What's the current state of James Webb? What were the main technical difficulties and what does the future look like? What comes after JWST and LUVOIR? Will it be possible to ever build a quantum telescope? (2022-Nov-01 • 79 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAaS! 187: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 5: Dreams of Copenhagen)
Part 5! What is the Copenhagen interpretation? How did the debates between Heisenberg and Schrodinger influence later physicists? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the “shut up and calculate” approach to quantum mechanics? I discuss these... (2022-Nov-01 • 40 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageCan you make matter out of pure electrons?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the quest to build a crystal out of only electrons.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Nov-01 • 52 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageIntroducing - The Vanished
Trailer for the true crime podcast, The Vanished. (2022-Nov-01 • 6 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageDiana Franklin Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 46, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Diana Franklin of the University of Chicago.Among other topics, the team discuss K-12 education in Quantum, suspension of disbelief, and ways to communicate Quantum topics to broader audiences.Zines: https://www.epiqc.cs.uchicago.edu/zinesO... resources:https://www.epiqc.cs.uchicago.... about quantum games: https://www.canonlab.org/quanderCANON research lab with classical CS resources: http://canonlab.orgInterested in participating in a quantum activity in a K-... (2022-Nov-01 • 39 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image[Q&A] DART Successor, Fixing Space Debris, Viking Missions Controversy
If Moon was created with a big collision, where's the crater? Can we fix the space trash problem? Is doing Astronomy just a waste of money that can be better spent elsewhere? What will come after DART? All this and more in this week's Q&A. (2022-Nov-01 • 44 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast image#125 - November 2022 Part 1
The Astronomy Show (2022-Nov-01 • 53 minutes • @AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman - Ep. 187: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 5: Dreams of Copenhagen)
Part 5! What is the Copenhagen interpretation? How did the debates between Heisenberg and Schrödinger influence later physicists? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the “shut up and calculate” approach to quantum mechanics? I discuss these... (2022-Nov-01 • 41 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image216 | John Allen Paulos on Numbers, Narratives, and Numeracy
I talk with John Allen Paulos about what math everybody should know, and how to make it more widely known. (2022-Oct-31 • 71 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 216: Archaeoastronomy
From January 17, 2011. The Sun, Moon, stars and planets are visible with the unaided eye, and so there have been astronomers since before recorded history. Some of the earliest records we do have tell us what the ancient astronomers thought about the... (2022-Oct-31 • 29 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageJohn Stillwell, "The Story of Proof: Logic and the History of Mathematics" (Princeton UP, 2022)
The Story of Proof: Logic and the History of Mathematics (Princeton UP, 2022) investigates the evolution of the concept of proof--one of the most significant and defining features of mathematical thought--through critical episodes in its history. From the Pythagorean theorem to modern times, and across all major mathematical disciplines, John Stillwell demonstrates that proof is a mathematically vital concept, inspiring innovation and playing a critical role in generating knowledge. Stillwell begins with Eu... (2022-Oct-31 • 58 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageNASA’s Dragonfly Mission to the Distant World of Titan
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 116 *NASA’s Dragonfly mission to the distant world of Titan NASA have undertaken a major survey of the Saturnian moon Titan’s Selk crater region which will be... (2022-Oct-31 • 29 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image[Interview] Bacteria That Can Survive on Mars for Millions of Years with Dr Michael Daly
How do we know that certain organisms can survive for millions of years in the conditions of Mars? What do we know about them? And where should we be looking for them on Mars? (2022-Oct-30 • 34 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 197E & 198E: Stretch Marked Moon & Life’s Core
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - The end of the line for the moon of a planet is when it... (2022-Oct-30 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 31 October to 6 November2022
In this week's stargazing guide: catch Saturn, Vesta and the Moon together, watch out for Jupiter on Bonfire Night.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Oct-30 • 12 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageMoon Trees
Stuart Roosa, Moon Trees and the UAE mission to Mars... (2022-Oct-30 • 72 minutes • @NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast imageP-hacking, Reproducibility & the Nobel Prize: Guido Imbens
Guido W. Imbens, along with David Card and Joshua Angrist, shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics for “methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships”. In 2017 he received the Horace Mann medal at Brown University. An honor shared by your host Professor Brian Keating. He is The Applied Econometrics Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business since 2012, and has also taught at Harvard University, UCLA, and UC Berkeley. He holds an honorary degree from the Univer... (2022-Oct-30 • 128 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageLook Up! Nov 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Affelia and Jess take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of November in our family friendly Look Up! podcast. On this month's podcast, Affelia and Jess talk about a new theory on Uranus' spin, and the legacy of the Arecibo telescope. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary! Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of November! (2022-Oct-30 • 25 minutes • @ROGAstronomers)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - Why Does the Sun Continue to Shine?
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. From Nov 20, 2021. We give a quick 10 second answer and a longer, more in depth, answer if you want to how the Sun... (2022-Oct-29 • 8 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] Closest Black Hole Ever Discovered, Starlink as GPS, Early Life Killed Mars
There’s a monster black hole in our backyard (astronomically speaking). Life could survive underground on Mars for hundreds of millions of years. Starlink was hacked to work as GPS. Bad news for Arecibo. (2022-Oct-28 • 20 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageIs the 2022 FIFA World Cup really carbon neutral?
Investigating how sporting events can become more sustainable without losing their magic (2022-Oct-28 • 59 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - News Roundup
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: It’s our first News Roundup of the season! News, news & more news! Regular Guests: Dr. Pamela Gay ( & ) Dr. Nick Castle ( / ) Allen Versfeld ( & ) This week's stories: - DART! Success! - A... (2022-Oct-28 • 62 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageDiscovery of Two Interstellar Objects Which Reached the Earth
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 115 *Discovery of two interstellar objects which reached the Earth Astronomers have confirmed that two meteors which burned up in Earth’s atmosphere were both alien visitors from interstellar space. *NASA’s new time... (2022-Oct-28 • 26 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageWhat are the most common elements in the Universe?
Daniel and Kelly talk about how elements were made in the early Universe, what processes are making more of them today, and why some elements are more common than others.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-27 • 57 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image[Interview] Processing Astronomical Images with Judy Schmidt
All the nice space images you see on the web are processed. It's a complex process that takes the raw data from the instruments and turns them into a picture. Judy Schmidt is one of the best in this, so I talked to her about how she does it. Enjoy! (2022-Oct-27 • 55 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 24 to 30 October 2022
A partial solar eclipse and a Mars going into retrograde in this weekly stargazing guide. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Oct-27 • 9 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Observed: It’s a Star-Eat-Star Universe
While astronomers have observed white dwarfs consuming companion stars on numerous occasions, for the first time, they have now observed the consumption of the companion’s helium and not just hydrogen. Plus, galactic alignment, rocket launches... (2022-Oct-27 • 22 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image34: How to Deflect an Asteroid
Terrified that an asteroid could wipe out the planet? Don’t panic…the Supermassive team are here to help. Izzie and Dr Becky talk to Professor Alan Fitzsimmons about the results of the DART asteroid deflection mission and Samuel L Jackson (who knew he’s studying for a Phd at the Open University?) tells us how scientists plan to track and tackle threatening space rocks. Plus why the Deep Impact movie terrifies both Izzie and Dr Becky, but for very different reasons, and Dr Robert Massey takes us through the ... (2022-Oct-27 • 46 minutes • @RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast imageCelebrating joy in #BlackInPhysics week, open-access publishing supports climate justice
In this podcast we speak to two #BlackInPhysics week essayists and a climate justice researcher (2022-Oct-27 • 35 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageFraser Cain: Let’s Find Aliens in Our Solar System!
Join me and Fraser Cain (https://www.youtube.com/c/universetoday... for a wide-ranging romp through the Universe of ideas! We'll take questions and hopefully answer a few. Don't miss this chance to chat with a legend! @FraserCain Space and astronomy news comes fresh three times weekly from Fraser Cain, publisher of Universe Today and co-host of Astronomy Cast. If you're a fan of space, sci-fi, and pop culture, you'll love his Guide to Space. These short videos come out every Monday and Thursday and answer ... (2022-Oct-26 • 92 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageMeet the new Planetary Radio host! (and enjoy a beer with a cosmologist)
20 years after its creation, Mat Kaplan is ready to introduce the great new host of Planetary Radio. We also join an assembly of astrophysicists as they toast each other and the cosmos. (2022-Oct-26 • 48 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageCheap Astronomy - Dear CA #086: Being in Space
When you need some space… - What’s the best solution to generate artificial gravity for long duration space travel? The best, indeed the only current, solution to generate artificial gravity is to spin the part of your spacecraft that... (2022-Oct-26 • 14 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageProtein Blobs Linked to Alzheimer's Affect Aging in All Cells
Protein buildups like those seen around neurons in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other brain diseases occur in all aging cells, a new study suggests. Learning their significance may reveal new strategies for treating age-related diseases. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Aimless Amos” by Rondo Brothers. (2022-Oct-26 • 23 minutes • @QuantaMagazine)
podcast imageApproximation by Rationals: A New Focus
Joseph Bennish, Prof. Emeritus of CSULB, describes the field of Diophantine approximation, which started in the 19th Century with questions about how well irrational numbers can be approximated by rationals. It took Cantor and Lebesgue to develop new ways to talk about the sizes of infinite sets to give the 20th century new ways to think about it. This led up to the Duffin-Schaeffer conjecture and this year's Fields Medal for James Maynard. | | --- | | Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-art-o... (2022-Oct-26 • 22 minutes • @CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast imageOver 30 Thousand Near Earth Asteroids Now Discovered
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 114 *Over 30 thousand near Earth Asteroids now discovered Astronomers have reached a major milestone with the discovery of the thirty thousandth near Earth asteroid. *NASA's Lucy spacecraft swoops past the Earth NASA’s... (2022-Oct-26 • 26 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageListener Questions 31: Photons, aliens, and baseball
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Send your questions to [email protected] | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-25 • 53 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageIt’s Alive?! Frankenstein & Consciousness with George Mashour and David Andrijevic
Can we bring people back from the dead? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice discuss restoring dead cells, the nature of consciousness, Frankenstein's monster, zombies, and more with neuroscientist, David Andrijevic and consciousness expert, George Mashour. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Darrell McClendon, Baby Daddy, Chip Towner, Marylee Dewey, and Michael Brockman for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Thennicke, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia... (2022-Oct-25 • 56 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageS4E07 The Quanti-House of Horror
In this week's Halloween-themed episode, Patrick and Greg have fun talking about things in their academic jobs that scare them, from things that are a little scary to things that they find absolutely terrifying. Along the way they also discuss Mrs. Kopicky's caramel popcorn balls, Wolf of Wall Street, Kenny T, forgetting you've told a story before, forgetting you've told a story before, recurring nightmares, bending but not breaking, the zeta of teaching, Royale with Cheese, necessary ro... (2022-Oct-25 • 44 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageInside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with Dominik & Lara from ChernobylX
In this episode, we take you inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with Dominik Orfanus founder of ChernobylX and lead tour guide, Lara Graldina. What is it like inside the "Zone"? Who lives there? W... (2022-Oct-25 • 49 minutes • @NuclearLifePod@ShellyLesh)
podcast image[Q&A] Spaceships Made of Ice, Best Space Pet, Astronomy and Photoshop
How do you clean up astronomy images and what part does Photoshop play in it? Can you make spaceships out of ice found in space? When will SpaceX carry people to Mars? What pet will be the best companion for a long space trip? And even more questions in this week's Q&A with Fraser Cain. (2022-Oct-25 • 40 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageLeiden Observatory: Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society Part 2
Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society is a feature podcast that explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology. In this... (2022-Oct-25 • 20 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEpisode #108 - Self Taught Genius w/ George Hrabovsky
Today we talk with George Hrabovsky about his career as an incredible amateur scientist. Enjoy this great episode! To all our listeners out there, we are so happy to say that you can head over to https://brilliant.org/mpp , and the first 200 of you to sign up will get 20% off your premium membership. MAST: www.madscitech.org Signup: https://www.meetup.com/midwest-... Instagram: @math.physics.podcast Tiktok: @math.physics.podcast Email: [email protected] Twitter: @MathPhysPod (2022-Oct-24 • 106 minutes • @MathPhysicsPod)
podcast image55 - String Theory Part 2: The First Superstring Revolution
We pick up the story of string theory and explore the explosion of interest it experienced in the mid 1980s.For ad-free episodes and other exclusives, join us for $3 a month on Patreon: https://patreon.com/whythisuniverseTiny MattersTiny Matters is a science podcast about the little things that make the big things in...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the show (2022-Oct-24 • 29 minutes • @DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast imageDiscovery of the Nearest Black Hole to Earth
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 113XX *Discovery of the nearest black hole to Earth Astronomers have discovered the nearest black hole to Earth. *How galaxies grow from the cosmic web A new... (2022-Oct-24 • 45 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image[Interview] Understanding Dark Energy With Most Detailed Supernovae Survey | Dr Dillon Brout
Dark Energy will determine how the Universe will die. With the help of Pantheon+, the most detailed survey of Type 1A supernovae, astronomers can understand more details about Dark Energy and the expansion of spacetime. (2022-Oct-24 • 47 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 657: Astronomical Naming Schemes
Space is a big place, with lots of galaxies, stars, planets, moons, and that means a lot of names. So how do astronomers name stuff, like comets, asteroids, exoplanets, craters? This video was made possible by the following Patreon members:... (2022-Oct-24 • 33 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image215 | Barry Loewer on Physics, Counterfactuals, and the Macroworld
I talk with philosopher Barry Loewer about how statistical mechanics underlies cause and effect, the flow of time, and more. (2022-Oct-24 • 94 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 195E & 196E: Carbon Comets & Hot Lunation
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Eric Christensen found Comet C/2006 W3... (2022-Oct-23 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imagePiecing together the history of the Universe
Prof Nial Tanvir reveals how much astronomers know about the evolution of the cosmos (2022-Oct-23 • 22 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast image[Meet the Team] Matt Williams, Writer
We continue to introduce the team behind Universe Today. In this episode meet Matt Williams. Fraser and Matt discussed long format writing, stories about the future of space exploration, science fiction novels Matt has written, how not to be too cynical and how to write fast and write good. (2022-Oct-23 • 36 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageCosmic Savannah - SKA’s a “Go” for Construction
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. with Prof. Phil Diamond. Welcome to Season Four! We start with a bang and speak with the Director General of the Square Kilometer Array Telescope, Prof. Phil Diamond! Phil tells us how it feels... (2022-Oct-22 • 55 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageDavid Wolpert & Farita Tasnim on The Thermodynamics of Communication
Communication is a physical process. It’s common sense that sending and receiving intelligible messages takes work…but how much work? The question of the relationship between energy, information, and matter is one of the deepest known to science. There appear to be limits to the rate at which communication between two systems can happen…but the search for a fundamental relationship between speed, error, and energy (among other things) promises insights far deeper than merely whether we can keep making faste... (2022-Oct-21 • 66 minutes • @sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast imageEpisode 80 - Kimberly Ayers
Kimberly Ayers likes dynamics and so obvs her fave theorem is Sharkovskii's result that "period 3 implies chaos." Also taffy. (2022-Oct-21 • 34 minutes • @niveknosdunk@evelynjlamb)
podcast image[Space Bites] The Big Rip Averted, Pillars of Creation by JWST, Faster Than Light Jet
The Pillars of Creation revealed by JWST. It seems like Big Rip isn't happening after all. Black holes twisting spacetime into knots. Jets that seem to be going faster than the speed of light. (2022-Oct-21 • 20 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageNew Evidence for Liquid Water Beneath Martian Ice Cap
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 112 *New evidence for liquid water beneath the Martian south polar ice cap Scientists have revealed new evidence for the possible existence of liquid water beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars. *Fresh hints for a... (2022-Oct-21 • 31 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageThings You Thought You Knew – What Is Exit Velocity?
What is exit velocity? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore parabolas, measuring the speed of an object using the Doppler effect, and other physics in baseball. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Photo Credit: Andrew nyr, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (2022-Oct-21 • 53 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - NICER Maps a Neutron Star with Zaven Arzoumanian & Keith Gendreau
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: Pulsars have baffled scientists for decades, including how they work and what form matter takes within a pulsar. Using data collected by the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) Mission between July... (2022-Oct-21 • 61 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Globular Clusters: Already Old 9 Billion Years Ago
The quest to understand the formation mechanisms of globular clusters was limited by the Hubble Space Telescope’s ability to peer back in time. Now, JWST’s larger mirror has allowed astronomers to find gravitationally lensed galaxies that have... (2022-Oct-20 • 24 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageSand battery stores renewable energy, the economics of domestic heat pumps and solar panels
In this podcast we look at greener technologies for energy (2022-Oct-20 • 42 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageWebb Telescope and the secrets of the Solar System
Prof Leigh Fletcher reveals how JWST is studying the outer planets (2022-Oct-20 • 20 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageHow dangerous is nuclear waste?
Daniel talks to experts about the waste produced by nuclear reactors, the dangers, risks and options.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-20 • 70 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image[The Big Q] What James Webb Discovered in Its First 100 Days
It has been exactly 100 days since we got the first images from JWST. Here's an overview of all the most important discoveries that the James Webb Space Telescope did since then. (2022-Oct-20 • 26 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - The Rendlesham Forest Incident: A Hat of Woo Special
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The scene: Christmas 1980. Suffolk, England. Two US airmen witness what they believe is an aircraft... (2022-Oct-19 • 61 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageBest View Yet of the Birth of a Black Hole
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 111 *Astronomers have been given one of their best views yet of the birth of a black hole Astronomers have been given one of their best views yet of the birth of one of the universe’s most infamous monsters – a black... (2022-Oct-19 • 24 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageEyes on the Sky: Spacewatch and the Catalina Sky Survey
Meet leaders of two of the most successful Earth-based searches for asteroids, including many that could threaten Earth. (2022-Oct-19 • 63 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Asteroid Hunters with Marina Brozovic
Neil has his own asteroid?! On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Marcia Belsky answer fan questions about different types of asteroids with Marina Brozovic, orbital dynamicist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons Deborah Carson Weekly, Kesha Nevins, Heather Peartree, Mikolas82, and Kayla Nickel for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkin... (2022-Oct-18 • 48 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageChaos, Covid, & Climate Change with Professor Tim Palmer
In his acclaimed latest book, The Primacy of Doubt: From Quantum Physics to Climate Change, How the Science of Uncertainty Can Help Us Understand Our Chaotic World, Professor Timothy Palmer argues that embracing the mathematics of uncertainty is vital to understanding ourselves and the universe around us. Whether we want to predict climate change or market crashes, understand how the brain is able to outpace supercomputers or find a theory that links quantum and cosmological physics, Palmer shows how his vi... (2022-Oct-18 • 114 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman - Ep. 186: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 4: It’s a Quantum, Quantum, Quantum World)
Part 4! What are the basic lessons of quantum mechanics? What does quantum mechanics teach us about the nature of reality? How does a quantum worldview differ from a classical one? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! This... (2022-Oct-18 • 31 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageElisabetta Valiante returns to Entangled Things
In Episode 45, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Elisabetta Valiante of the 1QBit.Among other topics, the team discuss the need to create a standard benchmark for quantum computers, and the varying approaches of private business and the public sector. (2022-Oct-18 • 41 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast imageWhat's up with Iapetus?
Daniel and Jorge dissect the history of this mysterious solar system object. | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-18 • 52 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageS4E06 Building the Model You Want: With Laser Cannons!
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick talk about the frequent gap between research questions and methods and ways to think about reengineering your variables, your parameters, or your entire model to help get what you want. Along the way they also mention: living in the dorms, Greek god sculpture rockets, not living in the dorms, Christmas tree timers, Def Leppard, Legos, Annie's flower shop, laser cannons, chin music, the tail wagging the dog, the Millennium Falcon, Greenday, stupid human trick... (2022-Oct-18 • 55 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageAaS! 186: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 4: It’s a Quantum, Quantum, Quantum World)
Part 4! What are the basic lessons of quantum mechanics? What does quantum mechanics teach us about the nature of reality? How does a quantum worldview differ from a classical one? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! This... (2022-Oct-18 • 29 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 656: Smashing Asteroids for Science!
Streamed live Oct 3rd. This week we saw the incredible image of DART smashing into asteroid Dimorphous. Beyond avenging the dinosaurs, what can we learn scientifically from this and other asteroid/comet impact missions. This video was made... (2022-Oct-17 • 28 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageScientists Change an Asteroid's Orbit
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 110 *Scientists change an asteroid’s orbit. Scientists have altered the orbit of a celestial object for the first time in history. *Huge Gamma Ray Burst... (2022-Oct-17 • 33 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image214 | Antonio Padilla on Large Numbers and the Scope of the Universe
I talk with theoretical physicist Antonio Padilla about ultra-large numbers and how they compare to the universe. (2022-Oct-17 • 76 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageEp. 657: Astronomical Naming Schemes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 657: Astronomical Naming Schemes by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Space is a big place, with lots of galaxies, stars, planets, moons, and that means a lot of names. So how do astronomers name stuff, like comets, asteroids,... (2022-Oct-17 • 35 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 17 to 23 October 2022
The Orionids meteor shower peaks this week, and Mercury passes by the binary star Porrima in our weekly stargazing guide.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Oct-16 • 10 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 193E & 194E: Toy Asteroid & Stealthy Asteroids
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Imagine an asteroid small enough to fit under a basketball... (2022-Oct-16 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Meet the Team] Andy Tomaswick, Writer
We continue to introduce the team behind Universe Today. In this episode meet Andy Tomaswick. Fraser and Andy talked about Carl Sagan’s ‘Pale Blue Dot’, interest in Astronomy and how to deal with haters and trolls. (2022-Oct-16 • 31 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageRendlesham Forest Incident
A Hat of Woo Special (2022-Oct-15 • 59 minutes • @AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast imageDeep Astronomy - Asteroid Apophis is Coming in 2029
Streamed live on Feb 13, 2020. The Asteroid Apophis is going to get very close to Earth in 2029! How/will it impact us? Apophis is classified as a Potential Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) to Earth and astronomers want to use the event to learn... (2022-Oct-15 • 10 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageUrgent Rest
Emergencies can happen anytime, and ER doctors need to be ready and rested to treat everything from cardiac events to gunshot wounds or broken bones. Their work could mean life or death for the patients in their care. NYC ER doctor George Russo shares how he finds time to rest despite long days and constantly changing shifts in order to put patients first, while pulmonologist and sleep advocate Dr. Seema Khosla weighs in on the benefits of regular sleep for the wellbeing of both doctors and their patients.S... (2022-Oct-14 • 24 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image[Space Bites] Huge Success with DART, JWST Sees Weird Rings, Moon's True Origin
DART’s results are in, it hammered Dimorphos, the Moon might just be a big chunk of the Earth, Webb sees bizarre rings around a star, and SLS gets a new launch date… at night. (2022-Oct-14 • 22 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imagePresenting the 'Real Good' Podcast
Hey StarTalk fans! This is a special presentation of Real Good, a podcast from US Bank. It's a show all about people helping other people. If you like what you hear, head on over to their feed and subscribe today. (2022-Oct-14 • 56 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imagePeter Boghossian: From Street Epistemology to Academic Freedom
Pete Boghossian is a philosopher with little tolerance for nonsense, whose efforts to broadly encourage critical thinking using Socratic methods began early on. While doing his PhD, he worked with inmates to see if he could impact on their moral reasoning through a process of Socratic questioning.Viewing faith-based beliefs as delusional, he worked on ways to encourage believers to question their beliefs. Because of the inherent difficulties in having such conversations Peter later worked with James Linsd... (2022-Oct-14 • 133 minutes • @LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast imageSomething has Dropped off the Mars Helicopter in Mid Flight
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 109 *Something has dropped off the Mars helicopter in mid flight NASA have detected something falling off their Mars Ingenuity helicopter during its latest flight. *Testing the new SWOT satellite The new American and... (2022-Oct-14 • 20 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Astronomy for Equity with Mike Simmons
Streamed live on Oct 5, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: Nothing transcends human differences here on our tiny planet than sharing the wonders of the night sky. For 50 years, Mike Simmons has been sharing and spreading astronomy with the... (2022-Oct-14 • 60 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCan you communicate with neutrinos?
Daniel and Katie talk about how to detect information carried by the ghostly neutrino, and how to send neutr-emails.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-13 • 59 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image[Interview] How Understanding The Sun Changes Entire Astronomy with Colin Stuart
How understanding the Sun can change our view of all the other stars in the Universe. What will current instruments and future mission will bring. And what are the mysteries that are waiting to be solved in this field. (2022-Oct-13 • 60 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageNuclear forensics keeps tabs on radioactive materials, big science summer school launches in Spain
In this podcast we chat about nuclear diamond batteries and materials for fusion reactors (2022-Oct-13 • 31 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageActual Astronomy - Listeners’ Emails
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] Dennis wrote: Just was listening to the October observing podcast and heard you hoping for a list of single transits of Jupiter. Sky and... (2022-Oct-13 • 53 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageGrant Sanderson (3Blue1Brown) | Unsolvability of the Quintic
Grant Sanderson is a mathematician who is the author of the YouTube channel “3Blue1Brown”, viewed by millions for its beautiful blend of visual animation and mathematical pedagogy. His channel covers a wide range of mathematical topics, which to name a few include calculus, quaternions, epidemic modeling, and artificial neural networks. Grant received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Stanford University and has worked with a variety of mathematics educators and outlets, including Khan Academy, The ... (2022-Oct-13 • 140 minutes • @IAmTimNguyen)
podcast imageInnovate! NASA’s leading-edge fellows share their amazing projects
Join us at the 2022 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium for a taste of projects that just might change the world. (2022-Oct-12 • 61 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image70K BK AMA Q &A!
Welcome to my first AMA! Let me know If I should do a part 2! Jay Yow asks Will 👽 aliens look like me?? I reader312: What is your most recommended book (based around physics and engineering) for a student that is going to university next year? Prometheus Warp X: What happens to spacetime near an ultra-intense ion ring azimuthally accelerated towards c while compressed towards zero radius? Bob Kurbel: Can you explain why a universe expanding at super liminal velocities would leave an imprint like the pol... (2022-Oct-12 • 66 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - The DART Mission Successfully Boops Dimorphos
From September 27, 2022. After ten months of space travel, NASA’s DART spacecraft arrived at the asteroid Didymos, targeted the moonlet Dimorphos, and successfully flung itself at the surface. Multiple observations confirm that the system brightened... (2022-Oct-12 • 19 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageStunning New Images of the Jovian Ice Moon Europa
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 108 *Stunning new images of the Jovian ice moon Europa NASA’s Juno spacecraft has completed its close flyby of the Jovian ice moon Europa capturing stunning close-up images which are raising more questions than they... (2022-Oct-12 • 42 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageThe Brain Has a 'Low-Power Mode' That Blunts Our Senses
Neuroscientists uncovered an energy-saving mode in vision-system neurons that works at the cost of being able to see fine-grained details. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Unanswered Questions” by Kevin MacLeod. (2022-Oct-12 • 18 minutes • @QuantaMagazine)
podcast image[Q&A] JWST Worth the Hype? How to Build a Wormhole? How to Pass Van Allen Belts?
Are there alternatives to CMB? Will we ever build a space elevator? How can we see radiation coming from a black hole when nothing can escape it? Can you heat something with gravitational waves? Why JWST can look lame to the laymen? All this and more in this week's Q&A with Fraser Cain. (2022-Oct-11 • 38 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageThe Science of "The Spare Man"
Daniel and Kelly talk with Mary Robinette Kowal about the science of murder in space in her new book "The Spare Man" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-11 • 58 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageS4E05 Moderated Nonlinear Factor Analysis: A Conversation with Dan Bauer
In this week's episode Patrick and Greg spend a wonderful, if not at times awkward, hour talking with Dan Bauer about the genesis, application, and future directions of what may be the world's worst acronym: MNLFA, or moderated nonlinear factor analysis. Along the way they also mention unsolicited help from teenagers, gold stars, acronyms, words that start with "ci", aggressive mice, manipulating your advisors, 2nd spouses, MoNoLiFa, Quantitube, rewiring your brain, $1M calculators, and ... (2022-Oct-11 • 57 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageReview of Netz’s New History of Greek Mathematics
Reviel Netz’s New History of Greek Mathematics contains a number of factual errors, both mathematical and historical. Netz is dismissive of traditional scholarship in the field, but in some ways represents a step backwards with respect to that tradition. I argue against Netz’s dismissal of many anecdotal historical testimonies as fabrications, and his “ludic proof” … Continue reading Review of Netz’s New History of Greek Mathematics (2022-Oct-11 • 52 minutes • @viktorblasjo)
podcast imageLeiden Observatory - Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society - Part 1: Radio Astronomy Bridges
Cosmic Perspectives: Dutch Astronomy in Wider Society is a feature podcast that explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology. ... (2022-Oct-11 • 24 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageWomen of Mathematics: Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
Over the summer we were lucky enough to meet some young female mathematicians who were just finishing up their summer research projects with the Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme and the Cambridge Mathematics Placements programme. On our way to the writing workshops we were running with these women, we walked past six inspiring portraits of female mathematicians from Cambridge. These form part of the Women of Mathematics photo exhibition, which celebrates female mathematicians from institutions througho... (2022-Oct-11 • 13 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Starquakes with Conny Aerts
What is a starquake? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen explore asteroseismology, the sun, and what’s happening on the insides of stars with astrophysicist Conny Aerts. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Zoran Nesic, Sarah Rina Rosen, and Joshua Brewer for supporting us this week. (2022-Oct-11 • 51 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageEp. 656: Smashing Asteroids for Science!
Astronomy Cast Ep. 656: Smashing Asteroids for Science! by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live Oct 3rd. This week we saw the incredible image of DART smashing into asteroid Dimorphous. Beyond avenging the dinosaurs, what can we learn... (2022-Oct-10 • 27 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast image[Interview] The Future of Telescopes. Coronagraphs with Dr. Lucie Leboulleux
Coronographs will soon be in every major telescope. They can block the light from the star and reveal things around it, like exoplanets. There's so much amazing science behind them. Like, did you know coronographs can be adaptive? We dive into all that with Dr Lucie Leboulleux. Enjoy the interview! (2022-Oct-10 • 61 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAMA | October 2022
Ask Me Anything episode for October 2022. (2022-Oct-10 • 181 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageDimorphous Grows a Massive Comet Like Impact Debris Tail
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 107 *Dimorphous grows a massive comet like impact debris tail The DART spacecraft’s impact into the asteroid Dimorphous has generated a massive comet like tail... (2022-Oct-10 • 38 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 655: 65 Years of Space: Sputnik 1 Anniversary
Streamed live on Sep 26, 2022. It’s been about 65 years since the Soviets launched the first orbital satellite into low Earth orbit: Sputnik 1. Now there are thousands of satellites in orbit, with tens of thousands on the way. Let’s look at the... (2022-Oct-10 • 29 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 191E & 192E: Big Rock & Birthday Asteroid
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Alex Gibbs discovered 1 mile diameter 2015 VL142. - Rose... (2022-Oct-09 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageA Brief History of Time Nobel Prizewinner Bill Phillips
NIST Fellow William D. Phillips received the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics “for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.” He shared the honor with Steven Chu and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji. Their work combined to create some of the most important technologies of modern atomic physics, which thousands of researchers worldwide employ today for a wide variety of applications. Today, he joins us to discuss time keeping throughout history and breakthroughs on the way to the best clocks ever made... (2022-Oct-09 • 91 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 10 to 16 October 2022
Watch out for Mars and the Pleiades as the Moon passes by as we run down this week's stargazing highlights.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Oct-09 • 9 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageNOIRLab: 10 Years Of The Dark Energy Camera
The Dark Energy Camera (DECam) is an extremely powerful imager mounted on the Victor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. DECam has 570 megapixels that cover 3 square degrees of the sky. In this podcast,... (2022-Oct-08 • 14 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageStarts With A Bang #86 - Stars In The Universe
All throughout the Universe, we see stars and galaxies everywhere we look. But as we look to greater and greater distances, we're only seeing the light that's the easiest to see: the ones from the brightest, most visible objects. But the most numerous objects of all are exactly the opposite: less luminous, smaller, and lower in mass. How can we hope to find and catalogue them all if they're the hardest ones to find? | The answer lies in measuring the closest stars to us. If we can measure the stars that per... (2022-Oct-08 • 83 minutes • @StartsWithABang)
podcast imageNobel Prize in Physics 2022 - The universe is not locally real. What does that mean?
The 2022 Physics Nobel Prize, awarded to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger "for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science" https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physic... | | Scientific American article: https://www.scientificamerican.com/artic... | | Bell's Theorem and EPR episode of Hyperfine https://thehyperfine.com/#bell | | Encryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA episode of Hyperfine https://thehyperfine.c... (2022-Oct-08 • 37 minutes • @LikeTortilla@phyzaks)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Piquing Our Curiosity with Dr. Ashwin Vasavada
Streamed live on Sep 28, 2022. Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: On August 5, 2022, a plucky little rover named Curiosity celebrated its 10th Anniversary on the surface of Mars. Since being lowered on Mars that summer day it has continued to exceed... (2022-Oct-07 • 62 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Space Bites] Ads Taking Over Night Sky, DART Aftermath, Best JWST Image
Dimorphos grows a tail. More Europa pictures from Juno. The horrifying possibility of ads in night sky. Why Jupiter’s atmosphere is surprisingly hot. (2022-Oct-07 • 20 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageSpace Policy Edition: The Geopolitics of a Successful SETI Detection
How will nations react if (when?) humanity detects the presence of an alien intelligence or civilization? That’s the topic Planetary Society Chief Advocate Casey Dreier takes up with his guest, astrophysicist Jason Wright. (2022-Oct-07 • 63 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageGenesis & The Big Bang: Are They Compatible?
Be sure to watch the video version of this episode with slides here: https://youtu.be/F3P1ZtLZd9s Genesis & The Big Bang “If You Can Count the Stars, A Jewish Astronomer’s Journey! Think back to the late-night dorm room discussions from your college days. We are going to talk about cosmology, the Big Bang, and more from two perspectives, from the perspective of an astrophysicist and the perspective of a Torah observant Jew and ask what they may have in common, and how they differ. How can you reconcile whe... (2022-Oct-07 • 80 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageMind Control & Neuroprosthetics with Cindy Chestek and Parag Patil
Are we nearing the singularity? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly learn about brain machine interfaces and prosthetics you can control with your mind, with biomedical engineer Dr. Cindy Chestek and neurosurgeon Dr. Parag PatilNOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Photo Credit: Pixabay, CC0, via Wikimedia Common (2022-Oct-07 • 58 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageJUNO Undertakes a Europa Flyby
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 106 *JUNO undertakes a Europa flyby NASA's Juno spacecraft has undertaken a close flyby of the Jovian Ice moon Europa. *Planetary-scale heat wave discovered in Jupiter's atmosphere Astronomers have detected a planetary... (2022-Oct-07 • 40 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageMany Worlds & the Multiverse: Andy Friedman, David Brin
How many Multiverses are there? Featuring @davidBrin & the late, great Andy Friedman, colleague of the 2022 co-recipient of the @NobelPrize, Anton Zeilinger. Let me know your favorite takeaway from this chat about the profligate nature of the Multiverse. Find Andy's website here https://asfriedman.physics.ucsd.edu Watc... the video here: https://youtu.be/9oahwWBcg1A Connect with me: 🏄‍♂️ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrBrianKeating 📸 Instagram: https://instagram.com/DrBrianKeating 🔔 Subscribe https://www... (2022-Oct-07 • 54 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Being A Star: Nature vs Nurture
Astroseismologists are combining data from TESS, Kepler, and eventually JWST to study stellar oscillations in ‘infant’ stars, with the goal of creating new models for how such young stars form and evolve over time. Plus, JWST images Mars, Hubble... (2022-Oct-06 • 22 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageThe weird and wonderful history of quantum entanglement that led to this year’s Nobel prize
In this podcast we delve into the curious phenomenon at the heart of the 2022 prize (2022-Oct-06 • 48 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageWhat's it like to be an alien?
Daniel talks to Dr. Arik Kershenbaum about what alien animals might be like, how they might sense and communicate. | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-06 • 57 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image[Interview] True Nature of Science and Skepticism with Professor Peter Vickers
In this interview, Professor Peter Vickers and I talk about the scientific method, its true nature and its place in modern society. We talk about the philosophy of science, how scientific consensus works and how it can be made better. (2022-Oct-06 • 67 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageGrounded: The director of the SOFIA flying observatory looks back
Director of SOFIA Science Mission Operations Margaret Meixner joins us to lament the end of the giant flying observatory and to celebrate its tremendous successes. (2022-Oct-05 • 44 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageLook Up! October 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Jess and Tania take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of October in our family friendly Look Up! podcast. On this month's podcast, Jess and Tania talk about developments in the Hayabusa2 mission, and the DART mission's successful impact into an asteroid. We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary! Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of October! (2022-Oct-05 • 35 minutes • @ROGAstronomers)
podcast imageMercury’s Surface is Changing Rapidly
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 105 *Mercury’s surface is changing rapidly A new study has found that the surface of the planet Mercury is changing rapidly. *Why it never pays to bet against Albert Einstein A new study once again proves Einstein was... (2022-Oct-05 • 31 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - October Part 1
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. Jeni and Paul talk to Professor Mike Edmunds, President of the Royal Astronomical Society and Emeritus... (2022-Oct-05 • 71 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Q&A] Can JWST See Oumuamua, Why Go to The Moon, DART Images | Q&A 194
In this week's questions and answers show, I explain why a crewed mission to Venus or the Moon makes sense, if there's debris in the Lagrange Points, and why the photos from DART look so familiar. (2022-Oct-04 • 36 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageS4E04 Partial Least Squares: Straight Outta Uppsala
In this week's episode Greg and Patrick talk about partial least squares, a technique that resembles structural equation modeling but with a lot of flexibility, including but not limited to its ability to accommodate both reflective and formative constructs. Along the way they also mention dark RedBubble, Sheep’s Kin, snorting SEM, the Coors Light beer bong, Hotelling's ghost, Larry the Cable Guy, the Marvel Metaverse, the Evil Eye, Badluck Schleprock, fika, Abba, and pieces left on the table. Sta... (2022-Oct-04 • 56 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Back to School Edition
What do you wish you’d learned in school? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice go back to school to answer questions about simulation theory, time dilation, white holes, the sound of space, and more!NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Goat34, Mark Dent, Edwin J Roldan, Evan Moorhead, and Abby GIll for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI), Public domain, via Wikimed... (2022-Oct-04 • 47 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman Ep. 185: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 3: There and Back Again)
Part 3! Who developed quantum theory and why? What experiments motivated the creation of quantum mechanics? How was quantum mechanics a total break from classical physics? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support... (2022-Oct-04 • 50 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageThe Journey So Far
In Episode 44, Patrick and Ciprian take a retrospective look at Entangled Things.The team discuss the journey so far, the excitement and challenges of podcasting, and the joy of gaining and sharing knowledge of guests from within the industry. (2022-Oct-04 • 41 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast imageAaS! 185: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 3: There and Back Again)
Part 3! Who developed quantum theory and why? What experiments motivated the creation of quantum mechanics? How was quantum mechanics a total break from classical physics? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support... (2022-Oct-04 • 49 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageListener Questions 32: Particles, particles, particles!
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you, all about the particles around us.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Oct-04 • 61 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageEp. 655: 65 Years of Space: Sputnik 1 Anniversary
Astronomy Cast Ep. 655: 65 Years of Space: Sputnik 1 Anniversary by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live on Sep 26, 2022. It’s been about 65 years since the Soviets launched the first orbital satellite into low Earth orbit: Sputnik 1. Now... (2022-Oct-03 • 29 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 654: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy
To battle climate change, we’ll need to rapidly move to carbon-free sources of energy. But this technology isn’t a free lunch. They require metals, generate waste and deplete the environment. What’s the best way to balance this shift? ... (2022-Oct-03 • 31 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image54 - String Theory Part 1: What Is It?
Last time, we introduced the biggest open problem in theoretical physics - the problem of combining gravity with quantum mechanics. In this first part of a three-part series, we introduce the leading candidate for how to do that: String Theory.For ad-free episodes and other exclusives, join us for $3 a month on Patreon: https://patreon.com/whythisuniverseTiny MattersTiny Matters is a science podcast about the little things that make the big things in...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Support the show (2022-Oct-03 • 26 minutes • @DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast imageBefore You Can Drive, First You Have to Fly – S4E9
Before a rover can make tracks on Mars, it first has to rocket off Earth, speed through space, and then alight gently on the planet’s surface. Al Chen and Swati Mohan guide us through the many stages of a rover’s flight to Mars. (2022-Oct-03 • @NASA)
podcast imageDART Spacecraft Hits Asteroid
NASA’s DART or Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft has successfully slammed into an asteroid in what’s been described as the world’s first planetary defence technology demonstration mission. (2022-Oct-03 • 37 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image213 | Timiebi Aganaba on Law and Governance in Space
Space needs lawyers! I talk with Timiebi Aganaba, an expert on space law and governance. (2022-Oct-03 • 76 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageNeil Turok: Most Theorists are WRONG!
Renowned physicist Neil Turok, Holder of the Higgs Chair of Theoretical Physics at the University of Edinburgh, joins me to discuss the state of science and the universe. Neil Turok has been director emeritus of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics since 2019. He specializes in mathematical physics and early-universe physics, including the cosmological constant and a cyclic model for the universe. He has written several books including Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang and The Universe Within... (2022-Oct-02 • 142 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image[Meet The Team] Evan Gough, Writer
We continue to introduce the team behind Universe Today. In this episode meet Evan Gough, who is the author of more than 1400 articles on the website. Fraser and Evan talked about the way that stories for UT are born, which traps can a writer fall into, and whether to take a university degree or not. Enjoy! (2022-Oct-02 • 30 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 3 to 9 October 2022
In this week's stargazing guide, we take a look at the Moon's southern pole and catch asteroid Pallas as it glides past Sirius. Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Oct-02 • 13 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast image#283 - Dr Becky - BlackHoles
Matt is joined by Dr. Rebecca Smethurst a British astrophysicist, author, and YouTuber. Linn and Matt Chat about DART and Blackhoples and Birmingham. If you enjoy the show please go over to www.linktr.ee/Interplanetary and become a member on Patreon. Hosts: Linn Boldt-Christmas and Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: ESA/ESA/NASA (2022-Oct-02 • 96 minutes • @Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps: 189E & 190E: Frequent Visitor & Martian Purity
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Rose Matheny discovered 2015 UM52. -Lichen from atop... (2022-Oct-02 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageObserving With Webb - October Episode
Welcome to Observing With Webb, where a high school astronomy teacher tells you what you’re looking at, why it’s so cool, and what you should check out later this month…at night. Halloween month brings us some spooooooooky astronomy. ... (2022-Oct-01 • 13 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image#124 - October 2022 Part 1
The Astronomy Show (2022-Oct-01 • 70 minutes • @AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast imageKate Adamala on Synthetic Biology, Origins of Life, and Bioethics
What does it mean to be alive? Our origins are the horizon of our understanding, and as with the physical horizon, our approach brings us no closer. The more we learn, the more mysterious it all becomes. What if we’re asking the wrong questions? Maybe life did not begin at all, but rather coalesced piecemeal, a set of properties contingent and convergent, plural, more than once? Maybe the origin of life is happening right now, just over the horizon, forming something new anew. Let’s get into the weeds and s... (2022-Oct-01 • 70 minutes • @sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image[Space Bites] SpaceX To Boost Hubble, NASA Smashes Asteroid, Exciting Enceladus Discoveries
Humanity moved an asteroid on purpose for the first time in history. Juno flies past Jupiter. A possible mission to boost Hubble, and a mysterious blob is orbiting Milky Way’s supermassive black hole. (2022-Oct-01 • 19 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout: The Geology of Exoplanets with Dr. Paul Byrne
[I apologize for the audio trouble with the podcast. The audio demons were busy! - Rich] Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: The first suspected exoplanet was identified back in 1988, and was then confirmed in 1992. Since then, the rate at... (2022-Sep-30 • 69 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageNew and Puzzling Features of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 103 *New and puzzling features of mysterious fast radio bursts Astronomers have detected strange never before seen signals originating from an already mysterious object called a Fast Radio Burst. *NASA's InSight hears... (2022-Sep-30 • 25 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageSpace Tyranny!
How do you design a space settlement government without it descending into tyranny? (2022-Sep-30 • 62 minutes • @NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast image33: Q&A - The Year in Space
It's been an exciting time for space exploration, so Izzie and Dr Becky celebrate the year in space.... co-incidentally the title of The Supermassive Podcast's book which is out in October. How do plants grow in the ISS? Has JWST changed ideas about cosmology? And when will we get a home gravitational wave detector? The honourable Izzie Clarke, Dr Becky Smethurst, Dr Robert Massey, and (his excellency) space and science journalist Richard Hollingham take on your questions. | | Pre-order our upcoming book T... (2022-Sep-30 • 54 minutes • @RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast imageStart-up company aims to build laser-driven particle accelerators
In this podcast we also chat about physicists who have won non-physics Nobel prizes (2022-Sep-29 • 48 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageWhy does physics even work?
Daniel talks to Prof. Tim O'Connor about why the craziness of the world around us seems to resolve into things we can understand.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Sep-29 • 55 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageActual Astronomy - Objects To Observe In October
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. [email protected] Oct 3 - first quarter Moon & Lunar Straight Wall visible Oct 5 - Saturn 4 degrees North of the Moon … further for us Oct 7 - Neptune... (2022-Sep-29 • 38 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageResearchers Achieve 'Absurdly Fast' Algorithm for Network Flow
Computer scientists can now solve a decades-old problem in practically the time it takes to write it down. Read more at quantamagazine.org. Music is “Aimless Amos” by Rondo Brothers. (2022-Sep-28 • 18 minutes • @QuantaMagazine)
podcast imageBull’s-eye! DART impacts Dimorphos, and we meet space image artist and processor Judy Schmidt
Listen as the Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft closes in on asteroid Dimorphos, followed by a triumphant conversation with DART Coordination Lead Nancy Chabot, and a visit with space image processor Judy Schmidt. (2022-Sep-28 • 69 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image[Bonus] Alternatives to Dark Matter by Paul Sutter
This is a bonus from my friend Paul Sutter. It is an episode from his podcast ''Ask A Spaceman'. He explains possible alternatives to Dark Matter, which is a very popular question in my Q&A episodes. Enjoy! (2022-Sep-28 • 43 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageTessellations
Jeanne Lazzarini, a math education specialist, returns to discuss tessellations and tiling in the works of Escher, Penrose, ancient artists and nature. We go beyond the familiar square or hexagonal tilings of the bathroom floor. M.C. Escher was an artist who made tessellations with lizards or birds, as well as pictures of very strange stairways. Roger Penrose is a scientist who discovered two tiles that, remarkably, can cover an area without repeat, as well as a strange stairway. | | --- | | Send in a vo... (2022-Sep-28 • 21 minutes • @CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast imageMaanvinder Pilania - A Journey To TOI 849-b
Located around 730 light years away from Earth, TOI-849b was discovered in November 2020 by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) using a method called Transit. In this method, TESS looked for a dip in the light coming from the stars.... (2022-Sep-28 • 5 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageInterview: A Brief History of Black Holes
Dr Becky Smethurst reveals the science behind the cosmic behemoths (2022-Sep-28 • 30 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageJames Webb Space Telescope Develops a Serious Technical Problem
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 102 *James Webb Space Telescope develops a serious technical problem NASA’s James Webb space telescope has developed a problem with a key part of its... (2022-Sep-28 • 41 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageThe State of The Universe With Eric Weinstein
A conversation from the vault, back in Spring 2022. As relevant as ever, hear Eric's thoughts on sundry topics such as: The twin nuclei and the unleashing of great power Harry Truman vs Kamala Harris. The problems with our leadership. Distinguishing between "complicated" and "complex". Keating's pedagogy. What happened on September 12th, 2001? Are we in a death spiral? The acceleration of science and the role of engineering. What new fundamental theories should we focus on? Do a few people wield to... (2022-Sep-27 • 92 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageThe Daily Space - Full-length interview with DART investigation team member Jian-Yang Li
Listen to the full-length interview with Jian-Yang Li from our September 13th episode where we discuss the DART mission’s uh, impact… ;^D We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production... (2022-Sep-27 • 22 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageS4E03 Two-Stage Least Squares Strikes Back
In this week's episode Patrick and Greg explore the often neglected method of two-stage least squares; they take a walk down memory lane to explore its origins and then drag it kicking and screaming into the 21st century for much promising use within the latent variable model. Along the way they also mention magic dishwashers, being under-estimated, blind pigs & truffles, Sadie Hawkins, intellectual spinning hook kicks, Fisher's eight-pack abs, the fine print, Winston Churchill vs. Chewbacca, ... (2022-Sep-27 • 57 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageBonus : The Physics of Muon Colliders
The rest of season three is still under development! We wanted to improve the clarity before publishing. Parity violation just isn't that easy to talk about! In the mean time, here is the second episode in a short bonus series about the state and future contemporary particle physics. I hope you enjoy it!This is an essay that we originally posted on our substack page:https://pasayteninstitute.substack.... is a follow up to our 4 Reasons to Build a New Particle ColliderYou can also get the bumper sticker vers... (2022-Sep-27 • 10 minutes • @seanforscience)
podcast imageFrans de Waal: Learning from Primates about ourselves: From Gender to Social Hierarchies
Frans de Waal is not only my favorite primatologist, he is one of my favorite scientist-communicators. His books on primates, particularly on Bonobos and Chimpanzees—from politics to child-rearing and even culture—reveal a tremendous amount about our closest genetic relatives, and hence about ourselves. His newest book, Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist, tackles a particularly hot topic at the current time, but as is typical of his books, this one is both entertaining, and touching, an... (2022-Sep-27 • 151 minutes • @LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image[Q&A] Antimatter Black Holes, Wen Hop, Life Around Brown Dwarfs
In this week's Questions and Answers show, I explain what would happen when an antimatter black hole collides with a regular black hole, I try to estimate when Starship is going to make an orbital launch, and wonder if there could be life around brown dwarf stars. (2022-Sep-27 • 38 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – Fixing Physics with Sabine Hossenfelder
Can a whole universe fit inside a black hole? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Paul Mecurio explore grand unification, dark matter, wave function collapse, and other problems in physics with theoretical physicist and author of “Existential Physics,” Sabine Hossenfelder. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons Frederick DesCamps, Devon, Sunny Irving, Michael Gessner, and jack50 for supporting us this week.Photo... (2022-Sep-27 • 47 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageThe Baby Tooth Study 2.0 with Marc Weisskopf
The St. Louis Baby Tooth Study has been reimagined. Using the original teeth collected from the children of the 1950s and 1960s Marc Weisskopf and his colleagues at Harvard are seeking to find new ... (2022-Sep-27 • 59 minutes • @NuclearLifePod@ShellyLesh)
podcast imageWhat is negative temperature?
Daniel and Jorge talk about hot and cold coffee, weather and desserts and wrestle with whether things can be colder than zero!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Sep-27 • 51 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 653: Climate Change: Looking at the Variables
Climate change is on our mind these days with increasing wildfires, droughts and floods. What are the variables that play into a planet’s changing climate and what can this teach us about the search for habitable planets in the solar system and... (2022-Sep-26 • 31 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image212 | Chiara Mingarelli on Searching for Black Holes with Pulsars
I talk with physicist Chiara Mingarelli about how we can use pulsar timing to detect gravitational waves and black holes. (2022-Sep-26 • 87 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageEp. 654: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy
Astronomy Cast Ep. 654: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay To battle climate change, we’ll need to rapidly move to carbon-free sources of energy. But this technology isn’t a free lunch. They require metals,... (2022-Sep-26 • 31 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast imageBad Weather Scrubs a Third Launch Attempt for the World’s Most Powerful Rocket
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 101 *Bad weather scrubs a third launch attempt for the world’s most powerful rocket In a case of déjà vu all over again as NASA has been forced to scrub a third... (2022-Sep-26 • 31 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageEpisode 68: Quantum Resource Theories with Gilad Gour
Jim talks with Gilad Gour of the University of Toronto about quantum resource theories.  The... (2022-Sep-26 • 51 minutes • @_PhysicsFM_@PhysicsMystic)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 187E & 188E: Space Boomerang & Comet Showers
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Rose Matheny discovered WT1190F. This space boomerang spent... (2022-Sep-25 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast image[Meet The Team] Nancy Atkinson, Senior Editor
This week's behind the scenes interview is with Universe Today's senior editor, Nancy Atkinson. Nancy has been writing for Universe Today since the early days and has contributed thousands of articles. She's also a mentor to newer writers on the team. (2022-Sep-25 • 30 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 26 September to 2 October 2022
Jupiter makes its closest approach to Earth of the year this week as we take a look at Jupiter's opposition and more in this episode of Star Diary. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Sep-25 • 13 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageCosmic Savannah Ep. 036: Another Year in Review
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. We celebrate our second anniversary this week! We take the opportunity to reflect on what has been a very different year, but not without some great fun and highlights. Jacinta and Dan... (2022-Sep-24 • 32 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageAlberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous―and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive. Pie charts, maps, bar and line graphs, and scatter plots (to name a few) can better inform us, revealing patterns and trends hidden behind the numbers we encounter in our lives. In short, good charts m... (2022-Sep-23 • 58 minutes • @NewBooksMath)
podcast imageInterview: NASA's plan to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid
Could humanity deflect the path of a civilisation-destroying asteroid? (2022-Sep-23 • 21 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Milky Way "Autobiographer" Dr. Moiya McTier
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: This week we are super excited to welcome Dr. Moiya McTier ( & ) to the Weekly Space Hangout - this time as our special guest! In 2019, Moiya joined the Weekly Space Hangout as one of our first Early Career... (2022-Sep-23 • 20 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageHeat Stroke with Bud Cooper and Radley Horton
How do you prevent a heat stroke? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly learn about stopping heat illness deaths and the challenges of increasing heat waves with kinesiologist, Bud Cooper, and climate scientist, Radley Horton.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/heat-stro... to our Patrons Zammo Taylor, Bill wessale, Korey B Helms, Kevin Browning, and Justin for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Ja... (2022-Sep-23 • 60 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast image[Space Bites] JWST Problems, Newborn Quasar, Detecting Exoplanets with Lagrange Points
James Webb has a problem with one of its most important instruments, SLS completes a crucial test before the next launch attempt, Europe wants to rival Crew Dragon and Starliner, and a new quasar is about to be born. (2022-Sep-23 • 18 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageCounting Down to Asteroid Collision
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 100 *Counting down to asteroid collision NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test— or DART mission -- remains on target to crash into a potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroid on Monday. *Continental plate movements... (2022-Sep-23 • 27 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageIs math the language of the Universe?
Daniel talks to Prof. Mark Colyvan, philosopher of mathematics, about whether math is something we invented or discovered. | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Sep-22 • 60 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageAwesome Astronomy - September Part 2
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: Farewell Frank Drake. It’s uncrewed, not unmanned! Filming with the BBC again.... (2022-Sep-22 • 74 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageMaterials science for women’s health, the rise of Chinese science, Schrödinger fails in Oxford
In this podcast we also talk about a quantum sensor for electric vehicles (2022-Sep-22 • 47 minutes • @PhysicsWorld)
podcast imageBonus: We should build a muon collider.
The rest of season three is still under development! We wanted to improve the clarity before publishing. Parity violation just isn't that easy to talk about! In the mean time, here is the second episode in a short bonus series about the state and future contemporary particle physics. I hope you enjoy it!This is an essay that we originally posted on our substack page:https://pasayteninstitute.substack.... Reasons we should build a new particle collider:1. We still have more science to do!2. Technology transf... (2022-Sep-22 • 9 minutes • @seanforscience)
podcast image[Interview] Solar Sail Propulsion: Reality VS Fiction with Les Johnson
Les Johnson is the Principle Investigator with NASA's upcoming Near-Earth Asteroid Scout mission that will fly on the SLS and test solar sail navigation. But at the same time, he's a science fiction author. So, in this interview, we discussed both these sides of his life. (2022-Sep-22 • 62 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageDream Chaser Space Plane could be used as a Rapid Response Military Transport
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 99 *Dream Chaser space plane could be used as a rapid response military transport Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser space plane will now begin flying cargo to the International Space Station for NASA in February 2023 instead... (2022-Sep-21 • 21 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image[Q&A] True Edge of the Universe, Nuclear Rockets Adoption, Lunar Poles Exploration | Q&A 192
In this week's Questions and Answers show, I explain the difference between the observable universe and the Hubble sphere, how satellite megaconstellations will affect smartphones and other consumer devices, and what impact Jupiter's radiation might have for life on Europa. (2022-Sep-21 • 45 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageMaanvinder Pilania - Ring Systems Around Astronomical Objects
Talking about the ring systems, the only astronomical body that comes up in the mind of people is the planet Saturn, which has a ring system which can be seen easily with the help of a telescope. But did you know that Saturn is not the only one that... (2022-Sep-21 • 9 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageCountdown to DART: Will We Move an Asteroid?
The DART spacecraft’s impact on asteroid moonlet Dimorphos is days away, so we’ll check in with Mission Coordination Lead Nancy Chabot as well as Simone Pirrotta, program manager for the LICIACube probe that will be watching the smackdown. (2022-Sep-21 • 53 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast imageDid the Big Bang Happen? Brian Keating on The Morning Wire
Newly released photos from the James Webb Space Telescope have allowed scientists to view farther into space, and farther into the past, than ever before. The images emerging are raising questions about the origins of our universe. One viral article from independent scientist Eric Lerner made the rounds on social media in recent weeks with its provocative claim that the Big Bang never happened. We speak to UC San Diego Professor of Cosmology Brian Keating about what the images show, and what we can and can’... (2022-Sep-21 • 15 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image[Interview] Proving the Big Bang Happened with Dr Brian Keating
This week I'm joined by Dr. Brian Keating, a cosmologist who studies cosmic microwave background radiation and leads the BICEP, POLARBEAR2, and Simons Array experiments. He also has a successful YouTube channel and podcast. We'll be discussing the evidence for the Big Bang and the impact of James Webb on our current understanding of the Universe. (2022-Sep-21 • 66 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageMiguel Fuentes & Marco Buongiorno Nardelli on Music, Emergence, and Society
One way to frame the science of complexity is as a revelation of the hidden order under seemingly separate phenomena — a teasing-out of music from the noise of history and nature. This effort follows centuries of work to find the rules that structure language, music, and society. How strictly analogous are the patterns governing a symphony and those that describe a social transformation? Math and music are old friends, but new statistical and computational techniques afford the possibility of going even dee... (2022-Sep-21 • 57 minutes • @sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast imageSean Carroll’s Biggest Ideas
Sean Carroll joins me to discuss his magnificent new book, The Biggest Ideas In the Universe. Sean is an American theoretical physicist and philosopher who specializes in quantum mechanics, gravity, and cosmology. He is the Homewood Professor of Natural Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He has been a contributor to the physics blog Cosmic Variance, and has published in scientific journals such as Nature as well as other publications, including The New York Times, Sky & Telescope and New S... (2022-Sep-20 • 88 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageMicrosoft Quantum Advancements
In Episode 43, Patrick and Ciprian speak regarding Microsoft Quantum advancements.Among other topics, the team discuss Azure Quantum, languages, and intergrations with other existing hardware and software platforms. (2022-Sep-20 • 44 minutes • @EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image[Interview] Immune System for Your Mind Against Disinformation with Lee McIntyre
Today I'm talking to Lee McIntyre, philosopher of science and the author of a recently released book 'How to Talk to a Science Denier'. We talked about the problems with science communication in modern society, the challenges that misinformation poses, and how we can possibly fight it. (2022-Sep-20 • 61 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageAsk A Spaceman Ep. 184: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? - Part 2: Quantum Mechanics 102
Part 2! How do physicists understand quantum mechanics? What are the postulates and principles of quantum mechanics? How do the foundations of quantum mechanics compare to other theories? How do I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a... (2022-Sep-20 • 45 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageS4E02 Underachievers, Overachievers, & Maximum Likelihood Estimation
This week Patrick and Greg talk about maximum likelihood estimation: what it is, where it comes from, how it works, what it can do, and what it can't do. Along they way they also mention tour-bombing your kid, licking the turtle, Van Halen and AC/DC, orange mustaches, brandy snifter pong, bus #27, Ronnie Fisher, why people hate us, circus tents, night parachuting, flat spots, lazy parabolas, vanilla ice cream, and statistical bouncers. Stay in contact with Quantitude! Twitter: @quantitudepod Web page... (2022-Sep-20 • 56 minutes • @quantitudepod)
podcast imageBonus : Do we really need new particle physics?
The rest of season three is still under development! We wanted to improve the clarity before publishing. Sphalerons just aren't easy to talk about! In the mean time, here is the first in a short bonus series about the state and future contemporary particle physics. I hope you enjoy it!This is an essay that we originally posted on our substack page:https://pasayteninstitute.substack.... Bonus Episode for The Field Guide to Particle Physics : Season 3https://pasayten.org/the-field-guide-to... The Pasayten Ins... (2022-Sep-20 • 19 minutes • @seanforscience)
podcast imageCosmic Queries – The Biggest Ideas in the Universe with Sean Carroll
How does physics impact our free will? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic Negin Farsad discuss quantum mechanics, parallel universes, and the theory of everything with theoretical physicist and author of The Biggest Ideas in the Universe, Sean Carroll. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons aziz astrophysics, Scott Barnett, Christopher Saal, David Rhoades, and Jenna Biancavilla for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Геральт - geralt / 21281 ima... (2022-Sep-20 • 49 minutes • @neiltyson)
podcast imageWomen of Mathematics: Holly Krieger
In this podcast we are very happy to revisit our 2017 interview with Holly Krieger, one of the six Cambridge mathematicians whose portrait is included in the Women of Mathematics photo exhibition. Krieger works in dynamical systems theory, particularly on chaotic systems. In this interview she told us about the joys of learning and conversations with colleagues. Holly Krieger (Photograph by Henry Kenyon) You can find more about Krieger's prize winning work in Dynamic numbers and you see her talk about ... (2022-Sep-20 • 10 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageAaS! 184: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 2: Quantum Mechanics 102)
Part 2! How do physicists understand quantum mechanics? What are the postulates and principles of quantum mechanics? How do the foundations of quantum mechanics compare to other theories? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!... (2022-Sep-20 • 43 minutes • @PaulMattSutter)
podcast imageWhat are quantum glasses?
Daniel and Jorge talk about finding order among the messiness of the Universe, and the strange frustration of quantum spin glasses. | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Sep-20 • 52 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 652: The Rocket Race Towards Reusability
Last week we talked about how single-use rocketry has changed over time, and the role it still plays in launching payloads into orbit and beyond. Today we’ll address the stainless steel elephant in the room and talk about the shift to reusability.... (2022-Sep-19 • 31 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageEpisode #107 - Searching in the Summer
Check out MEL Science and their boxes for 50% off your first MEL Science box: https://melscience.com/sBKx/ PROMO CODE: MP50 Today we talk about both of our summer research experiences in the astrophysics and physics departments. We have spent our entire summers working on a few projects and now we get to tell you all about them. Instagram: @math.physics.podcast Tiktok: @math.physics.podcast Email: [email protected] Twitter: @MathPhysPod (2022-Sep-19 • 79 minutes • @MathPhysicsPod)
podcast imageGamma Rays from Neighbouring Galaxy Related to Dead Stars
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 98 *Gamma rays from neighbouring galaxy related to dead stars Astronomers say that a mysterious source of high energy gamma rays discovered near the galactic... (2022-Sep-19 • 37 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast imageEp. 653: Climate Change: Looking at the Variables
Astronomy Cast Ep. 653: Climate Change: Looking at the Variables by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Climate change is on our mind these days with increasing wildfires, droughts and floods. What are the variables that play into a planet’s changing... (2022-Sep-19 • 31 minutes • @fcain@starstryder)
podcast image211 | Solo: Secrets of Einstein's Equation
Solo podcast explaining Einstein's Equation of general relativity, to celebrate publication of The Biggest Ideas in the Universe. (2022-Sep-19 • 111 minutes • @seanmcarroll)
podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 185E & 186E: Rick’s 2 Homers & Asteroid Water Wagons
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - Rik Hill knocked two out of the park! By discovering PHAs... (2022-Sep-18 • 6 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageProving the Big Bang Happened with Dr Brian Keating on The Fraser Cain Show
Fraser Cain, science youtuber and publisher www.universetoday.com interviews Dr. Brian Keating. They discussed the evidence for the Big Bang and the impact of James Webb Space Telescope on our current understanding of the Universe. See the video version here. www.universetoday.com Connect with me: 🏄‍♂️ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrBrianKeating 📸 Instagram: https://instagram.com/DrBrianKeating 🔔 Subscribe https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianKeating?s... Join my mailing list; just click here http://briankeati... (2022-Sep-18 • 73 minutes • @Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 19 to 25 September 2022
As the autumn equinox arrives, the crescent Moon gives a great opportunity to see Earthshine.Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information. (2022-Sep-18 • 9 minutes • @skyatnightmag)
podcast imageDeep Astronomy - NASA's DART Mission: Protecting Earth from Hazardous Asteroids
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podcast imageWeekly Space Hangout - Season Premiere! How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto with Dean Regas
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podcast imageTrouble on the Horizon for UK-based researchers
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podcast imageSolar Orbiter Hit by a Massive Coronal Mass Ejection
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 97 *Solar Orbiter hit by a massive Coronal Mass Ejection Earlier this month as The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter undertook its third flyby of the planet Venus it was hit by a massive coronal mass ejection... (2022-Sep-16 • 31 minutes • @stuartgary)
podcast image[Space Bites] Blue Origin Explosion, CAPSTONE Problems, Space Diamonds
Uh oh, NASA’s CAPSTONE mission is having problems, A New Shepard Flight fails, Betelgeuse was recently yellow, and of course, another amazing new image from Webb. (2022-Sep-16 • 19 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageWhat will the Lucy mission teach us?
Daniel and Kelly walk through the trajectory of the Lucy mission and talk about what it might teach us about our origins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (2022-Sep-15 • 51 minutes • @DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast imageEpisode 79 - Philip Ording
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podcast imageQuantum computers could soon bring breakthroughs in nuclear physics
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podcast imageActual Astronomy - Listener Observing Reports
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Welcome to Episode 256 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast, a short episode on where we catch up. I’m Chris and joining me is Shane. We are amateur astronomers who love... (2022-Sep-15 • 36 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageWomen of Mathematics: Julia Gog
In this podcast we are very happy to revist our 2017 interview with Julia Gog - Professor of Mathematical Biology and a very good friend of us here at plus.maths.org. Over the last two years we've been working closely with Gog and her colleagues at the JUNIPER modelling consortium, communicating their work on the mathematical front-line of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview, first recorded to celebrate the addition of six portraits of Cambridge mathematicians to the Women of Mathematics photo exhib... (2022-Sep-14 • 10 minutes • @plusmathsorg)
podcast imageGraduate Student's Side Project Proves Prime Number Conjecture
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podcast imageThe Daily Space - Season Premiere: Catching Up On News & Rockets!
As we return from our summer hiatus, we are back with a rundown of some of the stories that came out during the break. On the planetary front, JWST has been taking amazing images and learning about exoplanets. On the astrophysics front, we’ve got... (2022-Sep-14 • 23 minutes • @planetarysci)
podcast imageIt’s Not Just NASA: Space Agency Leaders at the Artemis 1 Launch Attempt
Leaders of several major, international space agencies talked with host Mat Kaplan during the first attempt to launch the Artemis 1 Moon mission. (2022-Sep-14 • 78 minutes • @exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image[Q&A] SpaceX VS NASA, AI for Space Science, Black Hole Crushing Itself | Q&A 191
We're back from hiatus! In this week's Questions and Answers show, I talk about what will happen when the expansion of the Universe reaches the speed of light, how I feel about SLS delays, what's happening with James Webb, and more... (2022-Sep-14 • 35 minutes • @universetoday@fcain)
podcast imageFour-Billion-Year-Old Planetary Crust Found Under Western Australia
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podcast image#123 - September 2022 Part 2
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podcast imageS4E01 Ordinary Least Squares: Back Where It All Began
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podcast imageMaanvinder Pilania - Fermi Bubbles of the Milky Way Galaxy
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podcast imageWhy haven't we seen a Milky Way Supernova in 400 years?
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podcast imageSatellite Showdown
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podcast imageDART on Track for Asteroid Impact
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podcast imageEp. 652: The Rocket Race Towards Reusability
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podcast imageKaren Hunger Parshall, "The New Era in American Mathematics, 1920–1950" (Princeton UP, 2022)
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podcast image53 - Why We Need a Theory of Quantum Gravity
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podcast imageAstronomy Cast Ep. 651: Artemis & The Decline of Single Use Rockets
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podcast image210 | Randall Munroe on Imagining What If...?
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podcast imageStar Diary: What’s in the night sky, 12 to 18 September 2022
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podcast imageBrian Keating on the Abhijit Chavda Podcast: Big Bang Theory, Alien Life, Cosmology, and the Nobel Prize
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podcast imageTravelers in the Night Eps. 183E & 184E: Flat Earth Society Reincarnation & Dark, Bright and Beautiful
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podcast imageThe Daily Space - Jupiter’s Atmosphere Contains Metals From Planetesimals -- Accidental duplication!
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podcast imageMeet an engineer who blows things up to help preserve lives and property
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podcast imageNOIRLab - The Sharpest image Of The Universe’s Most Massive Known Star
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podcast imageWhat's inside a neutron star?
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podcast imageFeet of Engineering with Michael DiTullo and Jason Hanft
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podcast image[Space Bites] AMAZING New JWST Image, iPhone 14 Satellite Connection, Green Sand on Mars
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podcast imageThe Daily Space - Jupiter’s Atmosphere Contains Metals From Planetesimals
A recent paper examined data from NASA’s Juno mission and found that Jupiter’s atmosphere not only contains metals but also is not a homogenous mix. The likely culprits are the remains of planetesimals from the early solar system. Plus, a Voyager... (2022-Sep-09 • 21 minutes • @planetarysci)

Questions in Podcast Episode Descriptions

(ordered as in episode list above; click/tap question to jump to episode entry)

What is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics?
... How does decoherence play a critical role?
... What are the strengths and weaknesses of this idea?
Will climate change leave the region you live in hotter and drier, or wetter and stormier?
Is it time to update the constellations?
What is the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics?
... How does decoherence play a critical role?
... What are the strengths and weaknesses of this idea?
What does it take to count cards?
What is NASA’s return on investment?
black holes of brown dwarfs?
... Which cheap telescope should you get?
... Will the Artemis program start a new era in astronomy?
... What will happen when Andromeda crashes into the Milky Way?
Would you want to live forever?
... What will life be like in 10 years?
Or are they?
But how are these stadiums turned from architectural sketches into real buildings?
What makes us human?
... What is unique about the human mind, and how might we engage this question rigorously through the l...
Is there a chance for life to continue after the Sun eventually explodes?
... Can we find evidence of potentially habitable planets near white dwarfs, remnants of dead stars?
How will the war in Ukraine impact future generations?
Could you play Quidditch on Jupiter?
... Javelin on Mars?
[email protected] - Since this might be a new topic for some people, maybe we can define ...
How trees can tell us a story of previous solar storms?
... What are the chances of having another Carrington-scale event and what would it mean?
What were Einstein’s objections to quantum mechanics?
... Why was he so bothered by non-locality?
... What is the EPR paradox?
What were Einstein’s objections to quantum mechanics?
... Why was he so bothered by non-locality?
... What is the EPR paradox?
How did humans come to create society?
How hard is it to escape the gravity wells of massive planets for other civilizations?
... How hard is it to make your own telescopes?
... How do gas clouds become stars?
How does a rover keep driving on a planet with no gas stations?
How bad is the problem, and how can we fix it?
How best to understand it?
How fast is a porta-potty slingshot?
Can we catch the next interstellar visitor?
... Why do black holes' accretion disks glow?
... Can we make spaceships out of asteroids?
... How do we know that dark matter and dark energy actually exist?
Can you give a robot a sense of touch?
Why do rational people believe irrational things?
What's the current state of James Webb?
... What were the main technical difficulties and what does the future look like?
... What comes after JWST and LUVOIR?
What is the Copenhagen interpretation?
... How did the debates between Heisenberg and Schrodinger influence later physicists?
... What are the strengths and weaknesses of the “shut up and calculate” approach to quantum mechanics?
If Moon was created with a big collision, where's the crater?
... Can we fix the space trash problem?
... Is doing Astronomy just a waste of money that can be better spent elsewhere?
... What will come after DART?
What is the Copenhagen interpretation?
... How did the debates between Heisenberg and Schrödinger influence later physicists?
... What are the strengths and weaknesses of the “shut up and calculate” approach to quantum mechanics?
How do we know that certain organisms can survive for millions of years in the conditions of Mars?
... What do we know about them?
Terrified that an asteroid could wipe out the planet?
When you need some space… - What’s the best solution to generate artificial gravity for long durati...
Can we bring people back from the dead?
What is it like inside the "Zone"?
... Who lives there?
How do you clean up astronomy images and what part does Photoshop play in it?
... Can you make spaceships out of ice found in space?
... When will SpaceX carry people to Mars?
... What pet will be the best companion for a long space trip?
So how do astronomers name stuff, like comets, asteroids, exoplanets, craters?
It’s common sense that sending and receiving intelligible messages takes work…but how much work?
What is exit velocity?
What are the basic lessons of quantum mechanics?
... What does quantum mechanics teach us about the nature of reality?
... How does a quantum worldview differ from a classical one?
What are the basic lessons of quantum mechanics?
... What does quantum mechanics teach us about the nature of reality?
... How does a quantum worldview differ from a classical one?
How/will it impact us?
Jay Yow asks Will 👽 aliens look like me??
... What is your most recommended book (based around physics and engineering) for a student that is goi...
... What happens to spacetime near an ultra-intense ion ring azimuthally accelerated towards c while co...
Are there alternatives to CMB?
... Will we ever build a space elevator?
... How can we see radiation coming from a black hole when nothing can escape it?
... Can you heat something with gravitational waves?
... Why JWST can look lame to the laymen?
What is a starquake?
Like, did you know coronographs can be adaptive?
How can we hope to find and catalogue them all if they're the hardest ones to find?
humanity detects the presence of an alien intelligence or civilization?
Are we nearing the singularity?
How many Multiverses are there?
What do you wish you’d learned in school?
Who developed quantum theory and why?
... What experiments motivated the creation of quantum mechanics?
... How was quantum mechanics a total break from classical physics?
Who developed quantum theory and why?
... What experiments motivated the creation of quantum mechanics?
... How was quantum mechanics a total break from classical physics?
What’s the best way to balance this shift?
What does it mean to be alive?
... What if we’re asking the wrong questions?
... Maybe life did not begin at all, but rather coalesced piecemeal, a set of properties contingent and...
How do plants grow in the ISS?
... Has JWST changed ideas about cosmology?
... And when will we get a home gravitational wave detector?
What happened on September 12th, 2001?
... Are we in a death spiral?
... What new fundamental theories should we focus on?
Can a whole universe fit inside a black hole?
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’r...
How do you prevent a heat stroke?
How strictly analogous are the patterns governing a symphony and those that describe a social trans...
How do physicists understand quantum mechanics?
... What are the postulates and principles of quantum mechanics?
... How do the foundations of quantum mechanics compare to other theories?
How does physics impact our free will?
How do physicists understand quantum mechanics?
... What are the postulates and principles of quantum mechanics?
... How do the foundations of quantum mechanics compare to other theories?
How do satellites work?
Can a shoe design save your life?