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Physics, Math, and Astronomy Podcast Episodes (Chronological)

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-Aug-19 11:55 UTC. Episodes: 435. Minimum length: 5 minutes. Hide descriptions. Switch to ranked view. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
podcast image2022-Aug-19 • 25 minutes
The Daily Space - Rogue Black Hole Possibly Found In Milky Way
After six years of Hubble Space Telescopes and the hypothesis that millions of black holes exist in the Milky Way, scientists have finally found direct evidence for the existence of one such black hole. Plus, planetary formation, a wandering star, and... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-19 • 83 minutes
Caleb Scharf on The Ascent of Information: Life in The Human Dataome
Chances are you’re listening to this on an advanced computer that fits in your pocket, but is really just one tentacle tip of a giant, planet-spanning architecture for the gathering and processing of data. A common sentiment among the smartphone-enabled human population is that we not only don’t own our data, but our data owns us — or, at least, the pressure of responsibility to keep providing data to the Internet and its devices (and the wider project of human knowledge construction) implicates us in the e... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Aug-18 • 33 minutes
Roasting New Mexico chile with a solar concentrator, Diamond: The Game simulates research at a synchrotron lab
In this podcast we learn how to cook with the Sun and how to create a scientific board game (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Aug-18 • 27 minutes
Actual Astronomy - Saturn At Opposition
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Welcome to Episode 248 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast a short episode on Saturn ‘s Opposition. Opposition? - On August 14th Saturn will be at... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-18 • 58 minutes
How long does a neutron live?
Daniel and Katie talk about how one of the basic building blocks of matter is surprisingly impermanent and mysterious. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-17 • 48 minutes
A Venus Phosphine Scoop! The Return of Jane Greaves
Delightful astronomer Jane Greaves is back with the latest evidence for phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Aug-17 • 58 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - August Part 2
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: The Perseid meteor shower. Another heatwave in the UK. The Orville on Disney+ The... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-17 • 63 minutes
The Ongoing Search for Dark Matter
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 89 *The ongoing search for Dark Matter Scientists have placed new limits on where the mysterious invisible substance known as dark matter could be hiding.... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Aug-17 • 23 minutes
Secrets of the Moon's Permanent Shadows Are Coming to Light
Robots are about to venture into the sunless depths of lunar craters to investigate ancient water ice trapped there, while remote studies find hints about how water arrives on rocky worlds. Read more and explore infographics at quantamagazine.org. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 59 minutes
The Milky Way: An Autobiography with Dr. Moiya McTier
Astrophysicist and folklorist Dr. Moiya McTier channels The Milky Way in this approachable and utterly fascinating autobiography of the titular galaxy, detailing what humans have discovered about everything from its formation to its eventual death, and what more there is to learn about this galaxy we call home. After a few billion years of bearing witness to life on Earth, of watching one hundred billion humans go about their day-to-day lives, of feeling unbelievably lonely, and of hearing its own story tol... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 39 minutes
Ask A Spaceman Ep. 182: Wait, Super-Atoms Are A Real Thing?
How do you make a super-atom? What can they be used for? What does this mean for quantum mechanics? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: • Visit BetterHelp to get 10%... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 37 minutes
AaS! 182: Wait, Super-Atoms are a Real Thing?
How do you make a super-atom? What can they be used for? What does this mean for quantum mechanics? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: Visit to get 10% off your first... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 59 minutes
The science-fiction legacy of Satyajit Ray
Ray’s eclectic work is a treasure trove for scientists (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 40 minutes
Space Sustainability with Steve Wozniak, & Guests
How can we keep space safe? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic-environmentalist co-host Matt Winning learn about the space industry and how we can keep debris out of orbit with aerospace engineers Jenna Tiwana and Danielle Wood, with words from Steve Wozniak. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/space-sus... to our Patrons Sub Zero, Maury, Harrison Wilcox, Jim Langner, and JAYME HATTERSLEY for supporting us this week.Photo Credit:... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 22 minutes
AI, babies, and agency
In this podcast, first published in August 2020, we hear from machine learning pioneer Yoshua Bengio, who believes that creating a true artificial intelligence will only be possible once machines have something that babies are born with: the ability to i... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 56 minutes
Can a gravitational wave pass through a black hole?
Daniel and Jorge talk about what happens when one superstar of physics slams into another.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-16 • 12 minutes
The Antineutrino
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.Also check out the links embedded this description. Or also check out those same links at:https://pasayten.org/the-field-guide-... Pasayten Institute is on a mission to build and share physics knowledge, without barriers! Get in touch.The AntineutrinoThe neutrino is a curious partic... (@seanforscience)
podcast image2022-Aug-15 • 102 minutes
207 | William MacAskill on Maximizing Good in the Present and Future
I talk with philosopher William MacAskill about utilitarianism and longtermism. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Aug-15 • 28 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 168: Enrico Fermi
From December 14, 2009. Today’s episode of Astronomy Cast is about another famous physicist: Enrico Fermi. We’ve already taken a look at one of Fermi’s most famous ideas, the Fermi Paradox – or, where are all the aliens? But let’s meet the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-15 • 57 minutes
#122 - August 2022 Part 2
The Space Exploration Show (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-Aug-15 • 48 minutes
Joseph Mileti, "Modern Mathematical Logic" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
Today I had the pleasure of talking to Joe Mileti, associate professor of mathematics at Grinnell College. Even if you are not "into" math, you will enjoy this conversation. We talked about how math is not what you think it is. It's not just memorizing formulas and grinding. It's about thinking and, like all thinking, it involves abstraction, logic, using analogies and metaphors, and a bunch of imagination. We also talked about how math is about talking to other mathematicians and doing a kind of "brainstor... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Aug-14 • 35 minutes
Episode 67: Optical Gravity
Jim talks with Matthew R. Edwards about his theory of Optical Gravity.  This is a Le Sage mo... (@_PhysicsFM_@PhysicsMystic)
podcast image2022-Aug-14 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 625 & 626: Record Year & Lunar Impactors
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 Catalina Sky Survey discovered 1,542 Earth-approaching... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-14 • 29 minutes
What is Monkeypox? With Dr. Anne Rimoin
What is Monkeypox? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice learn essential information about the history of monkeypox, how it’s spread and how people can prevent themselves from getting it with epidemiologist Dr. Anne Rimoin.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/what-is-m... Credit: NIAID, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-14 • 9 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 15 to 21 August 2022
Mars meets the Pleiades, Venus approaches the Beehive in this week's stargazing diary.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Aug-14 • 73 minutes
Alex Garland: Fundamental questions inspire art and science
Alex Garland is probably best known to the world for writing and directing the blockbuster film Ex Machina about the consequences of the coming of age of an AI humanoid robot. Before that, he wrote the film 28 days later, about the fictional aftermath of a mysterious incurable virus that spreads through the UK. Most recently he directed a television series for FX called Devs, about many things, but hinging on quantum mechanics and issues of a multiverse. The human implications of new technology seem to ... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Aug-13 • 7 minutes
NOIRLab - The Origins Of Castaway Gamma-Ray Bursts
Gamma-ray bursts are some of the most powerful explosions in the universe. Short gamma ray bursts are caused by the merger of two neutron stars. However, not all short gamma-ray bursts are associated with galaxies. In this podcast, Brendan O’connor,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-12 • 16 minutes
859: JWST's First Science Results // Surgeon Robot for ISS // Booster 7 Test Fire
James Webb starts delivering actual science results, Space Launch System and Starship both go even closer to their maiden flights, remote surgery medical robot is going to the ISS, Perseverance continues to find weird stuff on Mars, and Hubble is still going strong. All this and more in this week’s episode of Space Bites. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Aug-12 • 16 minutes
Guide To Space - Harvesting Resources From The Solar System: ISRU
Rocket launches are expensive. Even with huge price drops from SpaceX and other New Space companies, there’s no cheap way to get stuff down here in Earth’s gravity well up to low Earth orbit. In order to really survive and thrive in... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-12
Gravity Assist Finale: Thanks for All the Gravity Assists
On the Gravity Assist podcast we have interviewed dozens of scientists, engineers, and others dedicated to the mission of NASA space exploration. After five years, the show is coming to a close. Here are some final thoughts and episode highlights from the podcast team. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Aug-12 • 48 minutes
Hormones on Steroids with Dr. Aniket Sidhaye
How do hormones affect us? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore the body's endocrine system, steroids, hormones, and how we can hack it with an endocrinologist, Dr. Aniket Sidhaye.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/hormones-... Credit: quimono, CC BY-SA 4.0, Pixabay through Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-12 • 26 minutes
Thierry Botter, Executive Director, European Quantum Industry Consortium
My guest today is Thierry Botter, executive director of QuiC - a European quantum consortium that has been growing very rapidly since its formation. Thierry explains what makes the consortium special, and shares what he learned in recent months. We discuss how an economic downturn would impact the quantum ecosystem, his World Economic Forum activities and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Aug-11 • 28 minutes
Episode 78 - Daina Taimina
Daina Taimina is famous for her adventures in mathematical crocheting, but her favorite theorem comes from Desargues. She also likes to travel. (@niveknosdunk@evelynjlamb)
podcast image2022-Aug-11 • 35 minutes
Building a science centre that will inspire local communities, musing over first lines in science books
In this podcast we meet four people who aim to build a science centre in their city (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Aug-11 • 17 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - Why Are Stars Different Colors?
The first in a series of three Astronomy 101 videos from this spring’s AstroCamp where Dr. Jen is explaining some basics of astronomy. In this first video, we're taking a look at the colour of stars and why stars appear the colours they do.... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-11 • 50 minutes
What is superdeterminism?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the lengths people will go to avoid accepting the randomness of quantum mechanics. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-10 • 43 minutes
Comets Stink! The Chemical Zoo Found at Comet Chury
Scientists have found a menagerie of complex organic compounds on the comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft that connect it with the birth of our solar system. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Aug-10 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Looking For Life In All The Strange Places
A trio of stories examines the possibilities for finding life in strange, new places, including deep underground here on Earth, in the subsurface oceans of Europa, and fossilized within sedimentary rocks on Mars. Plus, a SpaceX launch, gamma-ray... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-10 • 34 minutes
Interview: Observing the Solar System in x-ray
What can x-rays tell us about our cosmic neighbourhood? (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Aug-10 • 58 minutes
New Record for the Most Distant and Earliest Galaxy Ever Seen
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 88 *New record for the most distant and earliest galaxy ever seen Astronomers have just set another new record for the most distant and earliest galaxy ever seen... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Aug-10 • 42 minutes
What Is Quantum Field Theory and Why Is It Incomplete?
Quantum field theory may be the most successful scientific theory of all time, predicting experimental results with stunning accuracy and advancing the study of higher dimensional mathematics. Yet, there’s also reason to believe that it is missing something. Steven Strogatz speaks with David Tong, a theoretical physicist at the University of Cambridge, to explore the open questions of this enigmatic theory. | “The Joy of Why” is a podcast from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent publication support... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 76 minutes
Sabine Hossenfelder Gets Existential Without the Gobbledygook
From renowned physicist and creator of the YouTube series “Science without the Gobbledygook,” a book that takes a no-nonsense approach to life’s biggest questions, and wrestles with what physics really says about the human condition Not only can we not currently explain the origin of the universe, it is questionable we will ever be able to explain it. The notion that there are universes within particles, or that particles are conscious, is as scientific, as is the hypothesis that our universe is a computer ... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 15 minutes
Cheap Astronomy - Dear CA #84: Well, Not Really
- If we want a lunar orbiting space station, couldn’t we just send the ISS there? Well we could, but whether it would work is another question. There’s a fundamental principle that things are built-for-purpose. Of course, you can re-purpose... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 63 minutes
Ronald Meester and Klaas Slooten, "Probability and Forensic Evidence: Theory, Philosophy, and Applications" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
In Probability and Forensic Evidence: Theory, Philosophy, and Applications (Cambridge UP, 2021), Ronald Meester and Klaas Slooten address the role of statistics and probability in the evaluation of forensic evidence, including both theoretical issues and applications in legal contexts. It discusses what evidence is and how it can be quantified, how it should be understood, and how it is applied (and, sometimes misapplied). Ronald Meester is Professor in probability theory at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 59 minutes
Nuclear Winter with Ann Druyan and Brian Toon
Are advanced civilizations doomed to destroy themselves? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice explore the Cold War, The Drake Equation, and nuclear winter hypothesis with producer of Cosmos and Carl Sagan’s widow Ann Druyan and atmospheric scientist Brian Toon. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/nuclear-w... Credit: United States Department of Energy, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 31 minutes
Machine learning and artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence and machines that train themselves might sound like a plot from a science fiction movie, but these things are already part of our everyday lives. How can a machine learn to distinguish a picture of a cat from a picture of a dog? ... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 50 minutes
Is the speed of light the same in all directions?
Daniel and Jorge break down the differences between the two-way and one-way speed of light.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-09 • 51 minutes
Linguistics and Quantum Computing with Rob Freeman
In Episode 40, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Rob Freeman, language and Artificial Intelligence enthusiast.The team discuss linguistics, machine learning, and defining grammar across all languages from first principals. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-Aug-08 • 79 minutes
Part 2: Sir Roger Penrose & Stuart Hameroff: What is Consciousness?
A conversation with Nobel Prize Winner and renowned mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose and anesthesiologist Dr. Stuart Hameroff about consciousness and quantum mechanics. Sir Roger Penrose and Dr. Stuart Hameroff have tackled one of the most vexing problems in science -- how does consciousness work? Their theories of consciousness were selected by the Templeton Foundation for study. We will discuss Is the brain a sophisticated computer or an intuitive thinking device? Following on from their conferenc... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-08 • 77 minutes
206 | Simon Conway Morris on Evolution, Convergence, and Theism
Simon Conway Morris argues that there are some myths in the popular understanding of evolution. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Aug-08 • 34 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 167: Future Civilizations
From December 7, 2009. Let’s assume that humans survive the next few hundred years without destroying ourselves, or the planet, and we actually become a space faring civilization. What kinds of challenges will we face, and what projects will we... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-07 • 31 minutes
Part 1: Sir Roger Penrose & Stuart Hameroff: What is Consciousness?
A conversation with Nobel Prize Winner and renowned mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose and anesthesiologist Dr. Stuart Hameroff about consciousness and quantum mechanics. 00:00 Intro 01:00 Happy Birthday to Sir Roger! 05:00 Updates to The Emperor's New Mind 07:00 What about Schrödinger’s Cat? Part 2: https://youtu.be/OoDi856wLPM Sir Roger Penrose and Dr. Stuart Hameroff have tackled one of the most vexing problems in science -- how does consciousness work? Their theories of consciousness were s... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-07 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 623 & 624: Arecibo & Incoming
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: - We all will miss this scientific treasure. - Greg Leonard... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-07 • 12 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 8 to 14 August
The Perseid meteor shower and Saturn at opposition are both stargazing highlight this week.Transcript. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Aug-06 • 14 minutes
Observing With Webb - August 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. 2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-05 • 18 minutes
858: Interstellar Meteorite Underwater // Shortest Day Ever // Earth's Magnetosphere Collapse
An interstellar meteorite could be hiding in the ocean. Why doesn’t Jupiter have rings like Saturn. The time when Earth’s magnetic field almost collapsed. The shortest day on Earth, and Planet 9 is running out of places to hide. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Aug-05 • 73 minutes
Space Policy Edition: Lori Garver on Bringing Change to NASA
Former NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver returns for a deep conversation with Casey Dreier about her fight to turn the agency toward commercial partnerships and away from the expensive Constellation program. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Aug-05 • 21 minutes
The Daily Space - Comet Storm Due In One Million Years
A star cataloged as Gliese 781 is approaching our solar system and in slightly more than a million years from now, will reach the Oort Cloud, likely disrupting the orbits of icy bodies that could head toward Earth. Plus, an Indian launch, Asteroid... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-05 • 37 minutes
NASA Sending Two More Choppers to Mars
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 87 *NASA to send two more choppers to Mars for sample return mission. NASA says its Mars Ingenuity helicopter has been so successful, two more will be built and sent to the red planet to help with the planned sample... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Aug-05 • 24 minutes
What’s The Deal With These Heat Waves?
What is a heat wave? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore the massive heat waves that have been sweeping the world with Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Gavin Schmidt. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/whats-the... Credit: Cristian Ibarra Santillan, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-04 • 35 minutes
If You Believe In God, Do This! A Conversation with Dennis Prager
Dennis Prager and Brian Keating discuss the findings and impact of the James Webb Space Telescope. Brian's Prager videos: Prager U-What's a Greater Leap of Faith: God or the Multiverse?: https://www.prageru.com/video/whats-a-gr... U-Follow The Sciene: https://www.prageru.com/video/follow-the... Keating on The Dennis Prager Show Ultimate Issues Hour, Sept 24 2019 https://youtu.be/uvU0FFt2rIY Dennis Prager interview with Professor Brian Keating: https://youtu.be/3E_6pIsQTjM Be Brian's friend: 🏄‍♂️ Twitt... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-04 • 29 minutes
Artificial muscles offer a route to greener air conditioning, breakthroughs in semiconductor physics and hidden consciousness
In this podcast we learn about a new refrigeration technology and chat about what’s new in physics (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Aug-04 • 24 minutes
Actual Astronomy - Things To Observe In The August Night Sky
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Conjunctions galore in the morning sky! Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Mars, Venus and more! Then there’s the Moon spoiling the Perseid meteor shower… We've... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-04 • 54 minutes
Are black holes hot or not?
Daniel and Jorge talk about whether black holes have a temperature and if we can ever know! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 53 minutes
Daniel Lieberman on Evolution and Exercise: The Science of Human Endurace
Human beings are distinctly weird. We live for a very long time after we stop reproducing, move completely differently than all of our closest relatives, lack the power of chimpanzees and other primates but completely outdo most other terrestrial mammals in a contest of endurance. If we think about bodies as hypotheses about the stable features of their ancestral environments, what do the features of our unusual physiology say about what humans ARE, where we come from, the details of our origin story as a p... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 22 minutes
Deep Learning Poised to 'Blow Up' Famed Fluid Equations
For centuries, mathematicians have tried to prove that Euler’s fluid equations can produce nonsensical answers. A new approach to machine learning has researchers betting that “blowup” is near. Read more at quantamagazine.org. Music is “Pulse” by Geographer. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 35 minutes
Citizen Science: Join the search for Martian clouds
Scientists need your help identifying clouds high above the surface of the red planet. The goal is figuring out where Mars’ water went. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 27 minutes
Edward Parker, Physical Scientist at The RAND Corporation
My guest today is Edward Parker, a physical scientist at the RAND Corporation. Edward recently authored a report titled “An Assessment of the US and Chinese Industrial Basis in Quantum Technology” and we discuss its key findings, what surprised him the most during his research, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 81 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - August Part 1
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: - The release of JWST’s first images, the press conferences and media coverage. - Emails on... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 19 minutes
How the velodrome found its form
To celebrate the Commonwealth Games happening this week in the UK we are visiting one of the venues, the velodrome in the Lee Valley VeloPark in London. The velodrome, with its striking curved shape, was built for the London 2012 Olympics. In the run u... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Aug-03 • 31 minutes
Another Russian Promise to Leave the International Space Station
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 86 *Another Russian promise to leave the International Space Station Russia have again announced plans to quit the International Space Station sometime after 2024. *ExoMars launch date moved to 2028 The European Space... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Aug-02 • 34 minutes
Dialogues between Mathematics and Physics: Yang-Hui He interviewed by Daniel Wang
In this month’s podcast, our guest is Yang-Hui He, a Fellow of the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences, which is based at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, professor of mathematics at City University of London, Chang-Jiang Chair professor at Nankai University in Tianjin, as well as Lecturer at Merton College, University of Oxford.In this episode, we've invited him to talk about the interactions between mathematics and physics, how the international education and research experience influen... (@SpringerNature)
podcast image2022-Aug-02 • 38 minutes
Ask A Spaceman Ep. 181: What Is The Principle Of Least Action?
What makes the principle of least action so important? Who came up with it? Is it all just a bunch of math or does it actually mean something? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-02 • 37 minutes
AaS! 181: What is the Principle of Least Action?
What makes the principle of least action so important? Who came up with it? Is it all just a bunch of math or does it actually mean something? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Aug-02 • 46 minutes
Things You Thought You Knew – What Are Wormholes?
What is a wormhole, really? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore things you thought you knew about the physics of falling objects, white noise, and wormholes. Why do things break when they fall? NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/things-yo... to our Patrons Morrigaine E Wolf, Kevin Wolfe, Alien Ghostship Animation, Kenneth T Godwin, Eugene Thompson, and Hope LaVelle for supporting us thi... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Aug-02 • 48 minutes
Listener Questions about aliens, black holes and white holes!
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Send your questions to [email protected] See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 74 minutes
#281 - Vega C and James Webb Space Telescope
Matt and Linn chat about Matt's recent trip to Kourou and the launch of the Vega C and then get excited about the JWST images out in the same week. 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 (@Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 24 minutes
51 - Why Physicists Love Smashing Particles Together
For the past century, physicists have been building particle colliders as a way to learn about the fundamental laws of physics. Today we talk about why smashing particles together has proven to be such a powerful tool. (@DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 187 minutes
AMA | August 2022
Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape for August 2022. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 49 minutes
Part 2 of 2: Quantum Physics and The End of Reality with Sabine Hossenfelder, Carlo Rovelli, and Eric Weinstein hosted by Brian Keating for the Institute for Art and Ideas
We imagine physics is objective. But quantum physics found the act of human observation changes the outcome of experiment. Many scientists assume this central role of the observer is limited to just quantum physics. But is this an error? As Heisenberg puts it, "what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning." In all our studies of reality and nature then, the observer plays a role -- not just in quantum physics. Should we recognize science can never access reality in... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 29 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 166: Multiverses
From November 30, 2009. What if our Universe was just one in an infinite number of parallel universes; a possible outcome from the specific predictions of quantum mechanics. The idea of multiple universes is common in science fiction, but is there any... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 26 minutes
Has James Webb Already Found Some of the Earliest Galaxies in the Universe
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 85 *Has James Webb already found some of the earliest galaxies in the universe? Astronomers are speculating that NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope may have... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Aug-01 • 79 minutes
#122 - August 2022 Part 1
The Astronomy Show (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-Jul-31 • 39 minutes
Part 1 of 2: Quantum Physics and The End of Reality with Sabine Hossenfelder, Carlo Rovelli, and Eric Weinstein hosted by Brian Keating for the Institute for Art and Ideas
We imagine physics is objective. But quantum physics found the act of human observation changes the outcome of experiment. Many scientists assume this central role of the observer is limited to just quantum physics. But is this an error? As Heisenberg puts it, "what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning." In all our studies of reality and nature then, the observer plays a role -- not just in quantum physics. Should we recognize science can never access reality in... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-31 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 621 & 622: Morning Sky & Lonely Vigil
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: - David Rankin discovered undiscovered football stadium-sized... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-31 • 11 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 1st to 7th August
Comet Wilson-Harrington is still on show for stargazers this week, while Venus brushes up against the stars in this week's night sky.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-30 • 7 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - How Big Is The Sun?
Ralph Wilkins hosts. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. How big is the Sun? How do we know? How does it compare to the planets in our solar system and other stars in the galaxy? What's the fate of the Sun? We... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 18 minutes
857: JWST Damage Assessment // Two New Mars Helicopters // Teaching Robots to Die
It's time for our weekly Spacebites news segment. This week we learn how JWST is doing after its micrometeorite strike, two more helicopters are flying to Mars, and how do you stop the Milky Way from turning into self-replicating robot probes? (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 79 minutes
Episode #106 - History of Physics | Faraday & Tesla
Check out MEL Science and their boxes for 60% off your first MEL Science box: https://melscience.com/sBIf/ PROMO CODE: "MP60" We are back today with another amazing episode of the history of physics, looking over some of the great discoveries and inv... (@MathPhysicsPod)
podcast image2022-Jul-29
Gravity Assist: Meet a Webb Scientist Who Looks Back in Time
The James Webb Space Telescope awed the world on July 12 with its first images and data. And it’s just getting started with its exploration of the cosmos. Dr. John Mather, the observatory’s senior project scientist, has been working toward this milestone for more than 25 years. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 9 minutes
Guide To Space - 16 Years of Hubble Data in One Incredible Picture
The Hubble Legacy Field. From May 14, 2019. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope launched on April 24, 1990, and it’s been hard at work ever since, studying the cosmos like no other observatory in human history. Several times in its... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 27 minutes
You’ll Need to Dig Deep to Find Life on Mars
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 84 *New studies suggest you’ll need to dig deep to find life on Mars A new study has confirmed that future Mars rovers will need to drill at least two metres below the red planet’s surface to find any evidence of ancient... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 21 minutes
Bluedot 2022 | Why study asteroids?
Dr Sarah Crowther reveals what spacerocks tell us about the early Solar System (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 113 minutes
Geoff Marcy: The Search for Exoplanets and Life Elsewhere in the Universe
Geoff Marcy has been pioneer in the search for extra-solar system planets since the first discovery of an exoplanet surround a main sequence star was made in 1995 by Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz. Within months, Marcy and his team had not only confirmed this result but detected numerous other exoplanets. Seventy of the first one hundred exoplanets were discovered by Marcy’s team, including the firs exoplanet located as far away from its star as Jupiter is to the Sun, and the first exoplanet discove... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Jul-29 • 43 minutes
31: Life on Mars - LIVE from Standon Calling
The Supermassive team dust off their wellies and peg down their tents for Standon Calling. And to celebrate 10 years of NASA's Curiosity rover landing on Mars, Izzie and Dr Becky are asking the question everyone at the festival wants answered... Is there life on Mars? | | With special thanks to Dr Robert Massey, David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University, and Alice Armstrong from Agile Rabbit. | | Pre-order our book, The Year In Space, out October 2022: | https://www.amazo... (@RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast image2022-Jul-28 • 9 minutes
Ben Shapiro REACTS to New NASA Facts!
In July NASA released the first images and data from the James Webb Space Telescope. Here's my discussion with @Ben Shapiro on this treasure trove of data including: Carina Nebula. The Carina Nebula is one of the largest and brightest nebulae in the sky, located approximately 7,600 light-years away in the southern constellation Carina. Nebulae are stellar nurseries where stars form. The Carina Nebula is home to many massive stars, several times larger than the Sun. WASP-96 b (spectrum). WASP-96 b is a giant... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-28 • 31 minutes
Celebrating the life of the pioneering nuclear physicist Gertrude Goldhaber
We speak with her family and archivist about Goldhaber’s scientific legacy (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jul-28 • 7 minutes
UNAWE Space Scoop - A Fossil Galaxy in the Outskirts of Andromeda
An international team of astronomers found a dwarf galaxy in the outskirts of the Andromeda Galaxy, M31, located over 2.5 million light-years from us. However, the ultra-faint dwarf galaxy, now called Pegasus V, was first spotted by a very attentive... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-28 • 23 minutes
Bluedot 2022 | A new era for human spaceflight?
Libby Jackson discusses the future of crewed space exploration (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-28 • 58 minutes
What is early dark energy?
Daniel and Jorge talk about whether the Universe got an extra boost of expansion early on, and if it's cartoonists' fault. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 38 minutes
Why Do We Get Old, and Can Aging Be Reversed?
Everybody gets older, but not everyone ages in the same way. For many people, late life includes a deterioration of health brought on by age-related disease. But that’s not true for everyone, and around the world, women typically live longer than men. Why is that? In this episode, Steven Strogatz speaks with Judith Campisi and Dena Dubal, two biomedical researchers who study the causes and outcomes of aging to understand how it works — and what scientists know about postponing or even reversing the aging pr... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 61 minutes
New Jet Propulsion Lab Director Laurie Leshin
Laurie Leshin has just become the tenth director of JPL and the first woman to run the fabled center for space science and robotic exploration. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 24 minutes
Kenna Castleberry, Writer and Science Communicator
My guest today is Kenna Castleberry, a writer and science communicator. Kenna and I spoke about her Women in Quantum article series, diversity in quantum companies, communicating quantum computing to lay audiences and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 19 minutes
The Daily Space - JWST Releases First Five Science Images
Starting with the stunning release of JWST’s first image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 on July 11, the bonanza continued the morning of July 12 with newly released images of Stephan’s Quintet, the Carina Nebula, the Southern Ring Nebula, and... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 40 minutes
Look Up! August 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Jake and Jess take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of August in our family friendly Look Up! podcast. On this month's podcast, Jake and Jess talk about the newly released images from the James Webb Space 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 August! (@ROGAstronomers)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 43 minutes
Three New Particles Discovered at CERN
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 83 *Three new particles discovered at CERN The international LHCb collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has discovered three never-before-seen subatomic particles. *The new telescope to test competing theories of... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 29 minutes
Bluedot 2022 | What is space weather?
Prof Jim Wild reveals how the Sun affects the planets of the Solar System (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-27 • 7 minutes
The Antiproton
Virtual pions and gluons and other quantum effects are all dressed up in the antiproton package around three valance antiquarks. That’s two anti-up quarks and one anti-down quark. The antiproton looks virtually identical to the proton - except that it has a negative electric charge. (@seanforscience)
podcast image2022-Jul-26 • 14 minutes
Cheap Astronomy - Dear CA # 083: Black Holes. Again.
Back in black. What’s in a black hole? Answer: Don’t know – and coming up next week we investigate where the edge of the universe is… OK, just kidding. The whole idea of an event horizon is that anything lying beyond it is unknowable.... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-26 • 49 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Quantum Catastrophe with Brian Cox
What is the black hole information paradox? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore the Higgs Boson, quantum entanglement, and black holes with particle physicist Brian Cox. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons Detlef Van de Wal, Devon Gogel, Jay Salmon, Jacek Kono, Jordan Hume, Brynjar, M J, and Yoni Liberman for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: XMM-Newton, E... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-26 • 15 minutes
Maths on the red carpet - Fields Medallist June Huh
June Huh has won one of this year's Fields Medals at the International Congress of Mathematicians. The Fields Medal is one of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics. It is awarded every four years "to recognise outstanding mathematical achievement fo... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jul-26 • 56 minutes
What can slime molds teach us about dark matter?
Daniel and Katie talk about where the missing matter in the Universe might be, and how slime molds might help us find it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-26 • 44 minutes
QCI's Special Announcement with Bob Liscouski and Bill McGann | Entangled Things Ep 39
In Episode 39, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Bob Liscouski, CEO, and Bill Mcgann, CTO and COO of Quantum Computing Inc. The team discuss, the different approaches to QPUs, optimization, predictive analytics, plus a special announcement at the end of the episode. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-Jul-25 • 19 minutes
Math as Art
Jeanne Lazzarini, a math education specialist, shares the connections between math, such as fractals and the golden ratio, and art. These are everywhere--nature, architecture, film and more. She shares hands-on mathematical activities that helped her students see math as an exploration and an art. | | --- | | Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-art-of-mathematics... (@CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast image2022-Jul-25 • 79 minutes
205 | John Quiggin on Interest Rates and the Information Economy
I talk with economist John Quiggin about how the information economy has affected the use of interest rates to influence economic activity. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jul-25 • 31 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 650: Did JWST Work?
Sign up through to make a difference in the climate crisis, and Wren will plant 10 extra trees in your name! Well, this is it. We’re FINALLY going to talk about the James Webb Space Telescope. After decades of development, delays, budget creep, the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-25 • 38 minutes
Launch Date Set for NASA’s Artemis-1 Mission to the Moon
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 82 *A launch date set for NASA’s Artemis-1 mission to the Moon NASA is looking at August 29 as the potential launch date for the maiden flight of the massive SLS Moon rocket on Artemis-1. *Warnings about the DART... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-24 • 69 minutes
The Elephant In The Universe: Govert Schilling
In The Elephant in the Universe, Govert Schilling explores the fascinating history of the search for dark matter. Evidence for its existence comes from a wealth of astronomical observations. Theories and computer simulations of the evolution of the universe are also suggestive: they can be reconciled with astronomical measurements only if dark matter is a dominant component of nature. Physicists have devised huge, sensitive instruments to search for dark matter, which may be unlike anything else in the cosm... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-24 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 619 & 620: Apophis Campaign & Interstellar Travelers
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: - To test techniques for characterizing a newly... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-24 • 10 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 25 to 31 July
Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune continue their planetary parade, while a comet, 107P Wilson Harrington, also makes an appearance as we tell you all the best things for stargazers to see this week.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-23 • 45 minutes
The Cosmic Savannah - 34: The Life Cycle of Galaxies
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. This episode we hear from a familiar voice! SALT Astronomer Dr. Moses Mogotsi was our first ever guest on The Cosmic Savannah. He joins us again to explain what it’s like to observe in the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-22 • 16 minutes
856: SLS Launch Date // Falcon Heavy Gets Flagship NASA Telescope // Dormant Black Hole
SLS finally gets a launch date for Artemis I, JWST keeps giving the goodness, Percy finds another weird thing on Mars, astronomers find a dormant black hole and NASA will launch a flagship telescope on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-22 • 13 minutes
Guide To Space - A Tour Of The Lagrange Points. Part 3 - Trojans and Space Colonies at L4/L5
From September 10, 2019. We’ve reached the third part of our series on Lagrange Points, those stable spots in the Solar System, where you can sort of hover with the minimum amount of fuel. In this episode we’re going to look at the L4 and L5... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-22 • 31 minutes
Bountiful exotic hadrons at the LHC inspire new naming convention
Two members of the LHCb collaboration talk about their success in finding tetraquarks and pentaquarks (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jul-22 • 29 minutes
The Ultimate Fate of a Star Shredded by a Black Hole
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 81 *The ultimate fate of a star shredded by a black hole Astronomers studying the destruction of a star by a black hole have unraveled another mystery in how stars are torn apart by these dark monsters. *NASA’s New... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-22 • 53 minutes
Taking a Hit with Dr. Staci Gruber and Ricky Williams
How are attitudes toward cannabis changing? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and Gary O’Reilly discuss marijuana’s effects on mental health with former football pro turned cannabis professional, Ricky Williams, and Harvard neuroscientist, Dr. Staci Gruber.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/taking-a-... Credit: United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-21 • 18 minutes
Actual Astronomy - Observing In The Toybox Constellations
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Welcome to Episode 242 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast observing in the toybox constellations. I’m Chris and joining me is Shane. We are amateur astronomers who... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-21 • 58 minutes
What did the first JWST images reveal?
Daniel and Jorge walk through the first images from our fancy new space telescope! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-21 • 6 minutes
The Positron
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, without barriers! Get in touch.The PositronThe positron is the antiparticle partner to the electron.Ostensibly, positrons have the same mass as the electron, around 511 keV. They also have the same electri... (@seanforscience)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 73 minutes
Brian Keating with James Altucher
Have you ever thought about why Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer was willing to risk his life to speak out about science against the will of the church at that time? How was science back then? How can America maintain its leadership in the sciences? Is it slipping? Dr. Brian Keating, an American physicist, podcaster, and author, talks to James Altucher about his project of making the first-ever audiobook that was written by Galileo Galilei, and we also brainstorm on how we cou... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 80 minutes
Science from the Moon, and former NASA chief scientist Jim Green looks back
The former director of NASA’s Planetary Science division, Jim Green, retired as the agency’s chief scientist in January. This episode opens with a special announcement from host Mat Kaplan. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 17 minutes
Brian Lenahan - Founder and Chair of the Quantum Strategy Institute
My guest today, Brian Lenahan - Founder and Chair of the Quantum Strategy Institute, spoke with me about "Quantum Excellence", his new book, common traits of successful quantum implementations, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jul-20
Flying with Ingenuity: the Mars Helicopter – S4E7
Bob Balaram and Teddy Tzanetos share stories of how the Mars helicopter came to be, and transport us on Ingenuity’s flights through dusty Martian skies. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 64 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - July Part 2
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: Another heatwave in the UK. Dr. Jen on TV covering the latest JWST news. The Orville on... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 28 minutes
NASA’s Curiosity Rover goes into Emergency Safe Mode on Mars
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 80 *NASA’s Curiosity rover goes into emergency safe mode on Mars NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover have suddenly gone into emergency safe mode on the red planet following unusual temperature spikes were detected by a key... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-20 • 31 minutes
Ep. 650: Did JWST Work?
Astronomy Cast Ep. 650: Did JWST Work? by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Sign up through to make a difference in the climate crisis, and Wren will plant 10 extra trees in your name! Well, this is it. We’re FINALLY going to talk about the James... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 35 minutes
Ask A Spaceman - Ep. 180: How Does Pulsar Timing Work?
What is a pulsar? How can we use them to map gravitational waves? What kind of technology does it take? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: • Visit BetterHelp to get... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 34 minutes
AaS! 180: How Does Pulsar Timing Work?
What is a pulsar? How can we use them to map gravitational waves? What kind of technology does it take? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: Visit to get 10% off your... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 55 minutes
Space Plants
Can you actually grow potatoes on Mars? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Paul Mecurio explore how to grow plants in space and whether we can farm on the Moon and Mars with space biologists Anna-Lisa Paul and Robert Ferl.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/space-pla... to our Patrons Andrew Herron, Bhargava Kandada, Mark Roop, Martin Bonner, Pete Quist, and Estee Catti-Schmidt for supporting us this week... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 14 minutes
Maths on the red carpet – Fields Medallist Hugo Duminil-Copin
Hugo Duminil-Copin has won a 2022 Fields Medal for his work transforming the mathematical theory of phase transitions in statistical physics. Fields Medals count among the highest honours in mathematics and are awarded every four years at the Internation... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 59 minutes
Why is momentum conserved?
Daniel and Jorge talk about why the Universe seems to follow rules, and celebrate the birthday of the woman who revealed the this deep truth. |  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-19 • 22 minutes
Researchers Identify 'Master Problem' Underlying All Cryptography
The existence of secure cryptography depends on one of the oldest questions in computational complexity. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Transmission” by John Deley and the 41 Players. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Jul-18 • 75 minutes
Aviv Bergman on The Evolution of Robustness and Integrating The Disciplines
Ask any martial artist: It’s not just where a person strikes you but your stance that matters. The amplitude and angle of a blow is one thing but how you can absorb and/or deflect it makes the difference. The same is true in any evolutionary system. Most people seem to know “the butterfly effect” where tiny changes lead to large results, but the inverse also works: complex organisms buffer their development against adverse mutations so that tiny changes cannot redirect the growth of limbs and other organs. ... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Jul-18 • 75 minutes
204 | John Asher Johnson on Hunting for Exoplanets
I talk with astronomer John Johnson about how we can detect planets outside the solar system. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jul-18 • 28 minutes
Astronomy Cast - Ep. 214: Space Tourism
From January 3, 2011. Have you ever wanted to go to space, but lacked the… uh, I dunno, everything… to be an astronaut? A whole new industry of space tourism will take you where you need to go. There are now companies offering zero-G flights,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-18 • 51 minutes
James Webb Reveals its Spectacular First Images
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 25 Episode 79 *James Webb reveals its spectacular first images The first images from the new James Webb Space Telescope have stunned the world with their... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-17 • 36 minutes
James Webb Space Telescope First Results Q & A with Project Scientist John Mather, Nobel Prizewinner
@NASAWebb Senior Project Scientist, and @NobelPrize winner, John Mather answers questions about the JWST from listeners of Into The Impossible. 📺 Watch my #JWST explainer here https://youtu.be/1MjR_A5oDyI Please join my mailing list; for your chance to win 4 billion year old space dust click here 👉 briankeating.com/list 📝 Get your copy of Think Like a Nobel Prize Winner here: https://urlgeni.us/amzn/TLANPW Please join my mailing list to win cool prizes; click here 👉 briankeating.com/list 📝 Please subscrib... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-17 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 617 & 618: One To Track & Tremendous Find
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: - Teddy Pruyne discovered 550’ diameter 2020 TF in the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-17 • 12 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 18 to 24 July
Neptune, the Pleiades and asteroid that used to be a comet are all visible in this week's night sky.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-16 • 62 minutes
Deep Astronomy - Options in Exploration: Public Private Partnerships in Space
Unlike in the Apollo era, the private sector now has considerable space capabilities and in the last five years, tens of billions of dollars have been invested in space programs by companies, individuals and investment firms. Consequently, NASA is... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-15 • 14 minutes
855: Booster 7's BOOM, Nuclear Mission to Neptune, More JWST Images | Space Bites
Even more pictures from James Webb Space Telescope, China's planning a mission to Neptune, SpaceX's Booster 7 suffers from an explosion, black holes are messy eaters, going under Europa's ice crust and more. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-15 • 18 minutes
Guide to Space: A Tour Of The Lagrange Points - Part 2: Space Telescopes at L2 & Nothing at L3
Lagrange Points. Stable spots in space that you just can’t stop thinking about. What spacecraft work best in which places? What are some amazing ideas that could utilize these regions across the Solar System? In the last episode, I gave an... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-15 • 25 minutes
Discovery of the Fastest Known Star
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 78 *Discovery of the fastest known star Astronomers have discovered the fastest known star in the Milky Way orbiting Sagittarius A* the Supermassive black hole at the galactic centre in just four Earth years. *Physicists... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-15 • 32 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Fingers with Ben Orlin
A conversation about mathematics inspired by some fingers. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett, with special guest Ben Orlin. (@MathsObjects@stecks@peterrowlett)
podcast image2022-Jul-15 • 63 minutes
#121 - July 2022 Part 2
The Space exploration Show (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 26 minutes
Projectile fusion offers new path to clean energy, quantum communications for alien civilizations
In this podcast we meet the CEO and co-founder of First Light Fusion (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 18 minutes
854: JWST First Full-Color Images Explained
NASA finally released James Webb's first full-color images. We have 5 great photos of different regions of space. So, in this video we're digesting all the great pictures we got from JWST. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 78 minutes
Episode #105 - LOOK! Stuff?
Today we talk about the study of the particles that make up our world. How did particle physics begin? And how exactly did we get to where we are today? Instagram: @math.physics.podcast Tiktok: @math.physics.podcast Email: [email protected] (@MathPhysicsPod)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 174 minutes
Andy Knoll: The First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth
Andy Knoll is a Renaissance Scientist. He is a geologist, paleobiologist, and geochemist and has applied key ideas from chemistry, biology, physiology and more to understanding the key developments associated with life on Earth—both how geology and chemistry have impacted on life, and vice versa. He has made ground breaking contributions to the understanding of almost every phase of life, from early Pre-Cambrian single cell life, to the emergence of more complex lifeforms, to mass extinctions. His ... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Martian Sediments Reveal History of Flowing Water
A basin region within Margaritifer Terra on Mars contains deposits of clay-bearing sediment that provide evidence of flowing water on the red planet as recently as 2.5 billion years ago. Plus, Mars mission updates, gravitational wave detection, rocket... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-14 • 58 minutes
What is laser fusion?
Daniel and Jorge break down the science of using huge lasers to zap frozen pellets of hydrogen. Or ice cream. Or cartoonists. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 19 minutes
Astrophysics Professor Explains James Webb Space Telescope Results: What do they mean? What's next?
Watch this on Youtube! Today NASA released the first images and data from the James Webb Space Telescope. Here's my reaction to this treasure trove of light, including: Carina Nebula. The Carina Nebula is one of the largest and brightest nebulae in the sky, located approximately 7,600 light-years away in the southern constellation Carina. Nebulae are stellar nurseries where stars form. The Carina Nebula is home to many massive stars, several times larger than the Sun. WASP-96 b (spectrum). WASP-96 b is a gi... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 26 minutes
Episode 77 - Tien Chih
Tien Chih loves combinatorics, which means he really loves proving things by induction. In this episode we have a good time learning about this incredibly useful technique in mathematics. (@niveknosdunk@evelynjlamb)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 77 minutes
The JWST: An Awesome New Window on the Universe Opens Wide
NASA and its partners have revealed the first stunning images from the new space telescope. We’ll talk about them with Bill Nye and members of the JWST team. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 22 minutes
Georges Reymond, CEO of Pasqal
My guest today is Georges Reymond, CEO of Pasqal, a quantum processor company. Georges and I spoke about full-stack quantum vendors and the historical analogy from classical computing, the French quantum ecosystem and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 35 minutes
Cosmic Perspective - 50 Years of Apollo: Jim Lovell
Sponsored by Andy Poniros. Cosmic Perspective Radio features live and prerecorded interviews with Astronomers, Scientists, Astronauts, and Historians. NASA & JPL updates on Manned & Unmanned Space Missions. Monthly Night Sky Reports.... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 33 minutes
Curiosity Finds Organic Material on Mars Comparable with Some Parts of Earth
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 77 *Curiosity finds organic material on Mars comparable with some parts of Earth Scientists measuring the total organic carbon - a key component in the molecules of life - in Martian rocks for the first time have found... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-13 • 28 minutes
How Do Mathematicians Know Their Proofs Are Correct?
How can anyone say something with certainty about infinity? What can we really know about the mysterious prime numbers without knowing all of them? Just as scientists need data to assess their hypotheses, mathematicians need evidence to prove or disprove conjectures. But what counts as evidence in the intangible realm of number theory? In this episode, Steven Strogatz speaks with Melanie Matchett Wood, a professor of mathematics at Harvard University, to learn how probability and randomness can help establi... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Jul-12 • 7 minutes
Maanvinder Pilania - Olbers’ Paradox: Why The Night Sky Is Dark
My name is Maanvinder Pilania ( ). I'm a student, writer and the host of Astrophysics: Deep In The Space With Maanvinder Pilania podcast. Looking up at the night sky, have you ever wondered why the night sky appears dark? Any explanation, I’ve got... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-12
Webb’s First Images
On July 12, 2022, a fundamentally new era of exploring our universe begins. This special season finale episode features an overview of the James Webb Space Telescope’s first detailed cosmic images. Learn what this historic moment means from astronomer Michelle Thaller. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jul-12 • 45 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Intergalactic Impacts
What happens when three black holes collide? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore even more cosmic collisions in space, in the quantum realm, and more!NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... Credit: NASA/Ames Research Center/Christopher E. Henze, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-12 • 16 minutes
Maths on the red carpet - Fields Medallist James Maynard
James Maynard has won a 2022 Fields Medal for "spectacular contributions to number theory". Fields Medals count among the highest honours in mathematics and are awarded every four years at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) to researchers... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jul-12 • 49 minutes
How do galaxies die?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the mysteries of why galaxies stop making stars.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-12 • 44 minutes
Mariia Mykhailova Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 38, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Mariia Mykhailova, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft.The team discuss, Q#, perceived barriers, how to get started in Quantum Computing, and what kinds of problems could be solved with Quantum Computing in the future. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 6 minutes
Introducing: Who Killed Daphne?
When a car bomb kills Daphne Caruana Galizia on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta, the hunt for her killers exposes secrets with consequences that go far beyond its shores. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 28 minutes
Ep. 649: Highlights From NASA’s Holiday Ruining History
Astronomy Cast Ep. 649: Highlights From NASA’s Holiday Ruining History by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Have you ever noticed that significant space and astronomy events seem to happen during the holidays? It’s not a coincidence. There’s... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 31 minutes
50 - The Black Hole At the Center of the Milky Way
On May 12, 2022 astronomers revealed an image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Today we tell the story of what made this image possible.Today's episode is sponsored by Wren. Sign up through https://www.wren.co/universe to make a difference in the climate crisis, and Wren will plant 10 extra trees in your name!If you want access to ad-free episodes and ask-us-anything segments, join us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/whythisuniverse. (@DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 84 minutes
203 | N.J. Enfield on Why Language is Good for Lawyers and Not Scientists
I talk with linguistic anthropologist N.J. Enfield on how language was originally developed for social, rather than descriptive, purposes. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 29 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 649: Highlights From NASA’s Holiday Ruining History
Have you ever noticed that significant space and astronomy events seem to happen during the holidays? It’s not a coincidence. There’s actually a reason why. Today we’ll talk about some of the key events that happened during holidays and the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 74 minutes
An Educated Adult - with Tadashi Tokieda
Tadashi at Stanford - https://mathematics.stanford.edu/people/... videos on Numberphile - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL... Davidovich Landau - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lev_Landau... can support Numberphile on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/numberphile) like these people - https://www.numberphile.com/patrons Wit... thanks to MSRI - https://www.msri.org (@numberphile@BradyHaran)
podcast image2022-Jul-11 • 46 minutes
The Dark Side of the Universe Might Not Be All That Dark After All
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 76 *The Dark Side of the Universe might not be all that dark after all The accelerating expansion of the universe due to a mysterious quantity called “dark... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-10 • 74 minutes
The Elusive Higgs Boson: Frank Close
Frank Close is Professor Emeritus of Theoretical Physics, and Fellow Emeritus at Exeter College. He was formerly Head of Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, vice President of the British Science Association and Head of Communications and Public Understanding at CERN. He was awarded the Kelvin Medal of the Institute of Physics for his 'outstanding contributions to the public understanding of physics' in 1996, an OBE for 'services to research and the public understanding of sci... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-10 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night - Eps. 615 & 616: Solar Storm Forecasts & 100 Million Year Old Crater
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: - Solar Stormwatch II citizen scientists improve CME arrival... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-10 • 10 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 11 to 17 July 2022
The full moon offers a great 'stargazing' opportunity this week, with asteroid Vesta also making an appearance.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-09 • 13 minutes
NOIRLab (Encore) - The Earliest Supermassive Black Holes & Quasars
From June 12, 2021. Quasars are very distant and luminous objects powered by supermassive black holes containing many millions or even billions of times the mass of our Sun. Even with the immense energy they put out, their vast distances make them... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-08 • 14 minutes
Guide to Space: A Tour Of The Lagrange Points - Part 1, Past & Future Missions To L1
From August 30, 2019. Thanks to gravity, there are places across the Solar System which are nicely balanced. They’re called Lagrange Points and they give us the perfect vantage points for a range of spacecraft missions, from observing the Sun to... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-08
Gravity Assist: How We Make Webb (and Hubble) Images
The world will get a first glimpse of the universe as never before when the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope come out on July 12. And this is only the beginning — the telescope will deliver all kinds of insights about galaxies, planets, and more, for years to come. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jul-08 • 47 minutes
Martian Meteorite Upsets Planet Formation Theory
SpaceTime 20220708 Series 25 Episode 75 *Martian meteorite upsets planet formation theory A new study of an old Martian meteorite is contradicting current ideas of planetary formation. *Another six space tourist kiss the edge of space aboard New... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-08 • 19 minutes
Andrew Witt, "Formulations: Architecture, Mathematics, Culture" (MIT Press, 2022)
In Formulations: Architecture, Mathematics, Culture (MIT Press, 2022), Andrew Witt examines the visual, methodological, and cultural intersections between architecture and mathematics. The linkages Witt explores involve not the mystic transcendence of numbers invoked throughout architectural history, but rather architecture’s encounters with a range of calculational systems—techniques that architects inventively retooled for design. Witt offers a catalog of mid-twentieth-century practices of mathematical dr... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Jul-08 • 43 minutes
Things You Thought You Knew – The Fast and The Friction
What is the Magnus Effect? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore physics through spin, banking, and angular momentum. Why are race tracks banked? NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/things-yo... Credit: Brandon Zeman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-07 • 44 minutes
How we know climate change causes extreme weather, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Higgs-boson discovery
In this podcast we chat with an expert in climate change attribution (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jul-07 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Bennu’s Boulders Act as Body Armor
An analysis of the craters on Bennu’s surface provides evidence that the rubble pile asteroid is protected from smaller impacts by the boulders scattered on the surface. Plus, the SLS Wet Dress Rehearsal, dwarf galaxies around M81, and this week in... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-07 • 57 minutes
What is a quark gluon plasma?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the hottest state of matter ever created, and make up silly names for it. | See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-06 • 17 minutes
Brain Chemical Helps Signal to Neurons When to Start a Movement
Dopamine, a neurochemical often associated with reward behavior, also seems to help organize precisely when the brain initiates movements. It’s the latest revelation about the power of neuromodulators. Read more at quantamagazine.org. Music is “Pulse” by Geographer. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Jul-06 • 79 minutes
A Hero of the New Space Age: Lori Garver and Escaping Gravity
Lori Garver went up against powerful forces inside and outside NASA to create the hugely successful commercial cargo and crew programs. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jul-06 • 23 minutes
Steve Brierley, CEO of Riverlane
My guest today is Steve Brierley, CEO and Founder of Riverlane. Steve and I talk about quantum error correction - why it’s difficult, how soon we can expect it, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jul-06 • 38 minutes
Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 74 *NASA announces launch delay for Its Psyche asteroid mission NASA has scrubbed the launch of its long-awaited mission to the strange metallic rich asteroid 16 Psyche because of on-going flight software issues. *New... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-06 • 60 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - July Part 1
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: - More filming for the BBC - Long days and short nights. :^( - Showcasing amateur photography... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 18 minutes
The Higgs Boson, Ten Years After
Researchers with the two collaborations that discovered the Higgs boson—ATLAS and CMS—relive the 2012 announcement of the discovery. They also talk about what it’s like to work on Higgs experiments and what they would still like to learn about the mass-giving particle.Podcast host Julie Gould speaks with the following guests: Joseph Incandela (University of California Santa Barbara/CERN), Jon Butterworth (University College London/CERN), Flavia de Almeida Dias (University of Amsterdam/CERN), Sahal Yacoob (U... (@PhysicsMagazine@JuliePCGould)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 22 minutes
Maths on the red carpet – Fields Medallist Maryna Viazovska
Hello from Helsinki! We are very pleased to be bringing you coverage direct from the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) – one of the highlights of the mathematical calendar. The ICM takes place every four years and it's usually the bigge... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 46 minutes
Ask A Spaceman - Ep. 179: What are the Alternatives to Dark Matter?
What are some of the problems with dark matter? What about modified gravity? Are there any other solutions? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: • Visit BetterHelp to... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 45 minutes
AaS! 179: What are the Alternatives to Dark Matter?
What are some of the problems with dark matter? What about modified gravity? Are there any other solutions? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Please support our amazing sponsors of this episode: Visit to get 10% off... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 32 minutes
852: Turning Starship into 9m Telescope, Lunar Gravitational Lens, Robotic Exploration | Q&A 190
In this week's questions and answers show, I explain how Starship will enable enormous space telescopes, if James Webb can look at Hubble, and if future astronomers will have any way of learning about the expansion of the Universe and the Big Bang. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-05
Field Notes: Astronaut Shannon Walker
From dusty deserts to icy mountain tops, NASA experts visit incredible places along their career path. But what about our explorers who take their work off the Earth? Join astronaut Shannon Walker on a look back at her excursions into space. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 49 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Space Suits with Ana Diaz Artiles
What’s the future of space suits? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen explore innovation in space suit technology with aerospace engineer Ana Diaz Artiles. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... Credit: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jul-05 • 52 minutes
How do fireworks work?
Daniel and Jorge blow your mind with the physics and chemistry of how fireworks sparkle and entertain.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jul-04 • 29 minutes
Ep. 648: Summer Observing
Astronomy Cast Ep. 648: Summer Observing by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Summer is officially, astronomically here, and for the folks in the northern hemisphere that means it’s a perfect time to head outside and see what’s happening in the... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jul-04 • 57 minutes
The Higgs boson discovery revisited
Reflecting on that historic day, 10 years later (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jul-04 • 206 minutes
AMA | July 2022
Ask Me Anything episode for July 2022. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jul-04 • 29 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 648: Summer Observing
Summer is officially, astronomically here, and for the folks in the northern hemisphere that means it’s a perfect time to head outside and see what’s happening in the sky. Today we’ll give you a good list of things to keep an eye out for with or... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-04 • 28 minutes
Discovery Of The Most Powerful Pulsar In The Distant Universe
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 73 *Discovery of the most powerful pulsar in the distant universe Astronomers have discovered one of the youngest and most powerful neutron star pulsars ever... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 100 minutes
Starts With A Bang #83 - The Longest Gravitational Waves
Since the advanced LIGO detectors first began operating in 2015, we've not only directly detected our first gravitational wave signals from merging objects in the Universe, we've observed close to 100 such systems that have emitted detectable gravitational wave signals. All of them to date, however, are the result of short-period, low-mass stellar remnants that have inspiraled and merged into one another. The most massive black holes, at least in gravitational waves, remain elusive. If all goes well, howev... (@StartsWithABang)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 58 minutes
Is a rogue black hole lurking in the Milky Way? | Professor Jessica Lu
Today's guest, UC Berkeley Professor Jessica Lu, discusses the discovery of the first dark, isolated black hole or neutron star in the Milky Way using gravitational microlensing! This ‘ghost black hole’ is far from the center of the Milky Way. We also discussed: ⬛ dark matter and the future of multi-messenger astronomy w/ the Roman and James Webb Space telescope as well as the Vera Rubin Observatory. Finally, we answered your❓Questions -- you can always submit them on the "Community" tab for this channel. T... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 78 minutes
Does the Universe Bounce? A Conversation with Anna Ijjas
Was there a Big Bang? Did the universe emerge from a singularity? Is there any evidence for a Multiverse? Anna Ijjas and I explore these questions and much more, including her incredibly fascinating work on bouncing cosmological models. Anna Ijjas is a research faculty at New York University. Her research lies at the intersection of gravitational theory and cosmology. She has pioneered the application of mathematical and numerical relativity to cosmology with the goal of developing novel theories that expla... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night - Eps. 613 & 614: Climate Change and Telescopes & Rare Atira
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: - Human caused climate change is having a negative effect on... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 48 minutes
Poppy Northcutt and Launch UK
Poppy Northcutt discusses retrieving astronauts from the Moon, the Apollo 13 drama, and what was on channel 53... (@NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 8 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 4 to 10 July
This week, we take a look at the full Moon – which is a supermoon this month – as it tracks its way across the night sky.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jul-03 • 105 minutes
#280 - Ultra Hot Jupiters
Matt and Linn chat with exoplanetary researcher Bibiana Prinoth a PhD student at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics at Lund University. 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: Rob Annable - Mid Journey (@Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast image2022-Jul-02 • 82 minutes
Sara Walker on The Physics of Life and Planet-Scale Intelligence
What is life, and where does it come from? These are two of the deepest, most vexing, and persistent questions in science, and their enduring mystery and allure is complicated by the fact that scientists approach them from a myriad of different angles, hard to reconcile. Whatever else one might identify as universal features of all living systems, most scholars would agree life is a physical phenomenon unfolding in time. And yet current physics is notorious for its inadequacy with respect to time. Life appe... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Jul-02 • 20 minutes
851: Mystery Rocket Crash Site Found, ISS Independence from Russia, Space Nuclear Power | Space Bites
NASA teases JWST images, Rocket Lab launches CAPSTONE, mystery rocket's crash site found on the Moon, how magnetars are created, ISS gets more independent from Russia and more. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jul-02 • 11 minutes
Observing With Webb - July 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. 2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter, Saturn,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 76 minutes
Space Policy Edition: Pathfinder and the Birth of the Discovery Program
Space exploration historian Michael Neufeld traces the fascinating history of one of NASA’s most successful programs of planetary exploration. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 36 minutes
Look Up! July 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Aman and Jess take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of July in our family friendly Look Up! podcast. On this month's podcast, Aman talks about NASA starting a study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs), while Jess updates us on the Europa Clipper mission. 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 the month! (@ROGAstronomers)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 139 minutes
Charles Murray: On Human Diversity
After writing the book, The Bell Curve, Charles Murray became a controversial figure in the US Social Science scene, and was much maligned in the public arena. His work has been misinterpreted as being racist and sexist, and at Middlebury College students forcibly stopped his guest lecture and rioted. As often the case with stereotypes, Murray is instead a thoughtful scholar who has tried to base his social science research on data from empirical science, something that should be standard, but isn’... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 61 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - Focusing JWST with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Manager
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: Since JWST launched in December, 2021, we have been holding our collective breath as it made its way to its final home at the L2 Lagrange point. Throughout its approximate month-long journey, JWST systematically... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jul-01
Gravity Assist: It’s Raining Diamonds on These Planets
Uranus and Neptune are two of the many exciting and mysterious objects in our universe that the James Webb Space Telescope will soon begin to explore. Learn more about these planets and the Webb telescope’s upcoming observations from astrophysicist Naomi Rowe-Gurney, our guest on this week’s Gravity Assist. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 59 minutes
#121 - July 2022 Part 1
The Astronomy Show (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 25 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Quarto
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the game Quarto. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. (@MathsObjects@stecks@peterrowlett)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 33 minutes
A Close Encounter with the Planet Mercury
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 72 *A close encounter with the planet Mercury The BepiColombo spacecraft has just undertaken its second close flyby of the planet Mercury. *Parker Solar Probe Completes 12th Perihelion NASA’s Parker Solar probe has just... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jul-01 • 52 minutes
30: Rocky Planets Rock
Izzie and Dr Becky are flying closer to home to look at the Rocky Planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. How are they different? How are they similar? And can understanding their past tell us anything about Earth’s future? Plus, Dr Robert Massey has his stargazing tips for summer. | | With special thanks to Dr Suzie Imber from the University of Leicester, and Sian Prosser from the Royal Astronomical Society. | | Thank you to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode. Head to brilliant.org/supermassive to... (@RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast image2022-Jun-30 • 42 minutes
How climate change is affecting human and natural systems, test your knowledge of artificial intelligence
In this podcast we speak to a climate-change expert and take a quiz on AI in medical physics (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-30 • 38 minutes
Actual Astronomy - What to Observe in July 2022
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. - Paper star charts or cell phone software? - Arcturus in the daytime sky! - July 7th, 1st qtr Moon, Rupus Recta, the Lunar Straight Wall visible. - July 13th, Full... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-30 • 51 minutes
Scott Gehlbach, "Formal Models of Domestic Politics" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Formal mathematical models have provided tremendous insights into politics in recent decades. Formal Models of Domestic Politics (Cambridge UP, 2021) is the leading graduate textbook covering the crucial models that underpin current theoretical and empirical research on politics by both economists and political scientists. This textbook was recently updated to reflect the wealth of new theory-building around the functioning of authoritarian regimes, as well as to include recent developments in the theory of... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Jun-30 • 58 minutes
What happens to event horizons when black holes collide?
Daniel and Jorge take you step by step through the process of black hole mergers . | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1M-AbWI... omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-30
FQXi June 30, 2022 Podcast Episode
Happy Higgs-versary! Particle physicist Kevin Black tells Zeeya Merali about the LHC's new quest. Also, time-travel at the LHC, an update on the W Boson tests with Frank Wilczek; Catalina Curceanu on testing the origin of consciousness; & Queensland physicists are building quantum clocks. (@FQXi)
podcast image2022-Jun-29 • 56 minutes
Asteroid Day! Earth Plays Defense
A co-founder of the annual, worldwide event, and the leader of the European Space Agency’s planetary defense program mark the 114th anniversary of the Tunguska near-Earth asteroid disaster and the progress we’ve made toward avoiding another impact. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-29 • 19 minutes
Wenmiao Yu, Co-founder & Director of Business Development at Quantum Dice
My guest today is Wenmiao Yu, co-founder and Director of Business Development at Quantum Dice. We spoke about quantum random number generators: why they are needed, how they work, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jun-29 • 17 minutes
Guide To Space - How Are We Searching For Dark Matter?
Whenever I mention dark matter in anyway in the Guide to Space, or in a questions show, I get a bunch of responses that have essentially the same point. Astronomers are just speculating, why do they even think dark matter is a thing? We've... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-29 • 24 minutes
Dead Star Caught Ripping Up Its Planetary System
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 71 *Dead star caught ripping up its planetary system Astronomers have been given a sobering glimpse of the ultimate fate of planet Earth as they watched a Sun like star at the end of its life rip its planetary system... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-29 • 33 minutes
Can Computers Be Mathematicians?
How do you teach mathematics to an artificial intelligence? AI has already bested humans at various problem-solving tasks, including games like chess and Go. But before any task can be tackled by a machine, it must be reinterpreted as directions in language that computers can understand. For the last few years, researchers and amateurs all over the world have worked together to translate the essential axioms of mathematics into a programming language called Lean. Armed with this knowledge, theorem-proving ... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 38 minutes
850: Medical Emergencies on the ISS, White Dwarf VS Red Dwarf, True Color of SLS | Q&A 189
In this week's Questions and Answers show, I explain how astronauts are trained to deal with medical emergencies if the Universe is expanding smoothly or chaotically, and what would survive longer, a white dwarf or a red dwarf? (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 25 minutes
The Daily Space - A New Method Finds Four Brown Dwarfs
Using data from the fabulous Gaia mission, researchers have detected four new brown dwarfs as well as several other unusual companions to 25 stars in the Milky Way. Plus, Yellowstone, Earth’s magnetic field, hot Jupiters, and a review of the first... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 12 minutes
Driving Up Air Pollution
Karen Rios Soto explains how mathematics illuminates the link between air pollution from motor vehicle emissions and asthma. Air pollution causes the premature deaths of an estimated seven million people each year, and it makes life worse for all of us. People with asthma can experience chest tightness, coughing or wheezing, and difficulty breathing when triggered by air pollution. One major source is gas- and diesel-powered cars and trucks, which emit "ultrafine" particles less than 0.1 micrometers... (@amermathsoc)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 41 minutes
Dr. Olivia Lanes Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 37, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Olivia Lanes, North American lead for Quiskit and Education at IBM.Among other topics, the team discuss hardware aware programming, computational advantage, and approaching education for Quantum. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-Jun-28
Up and Away with Sounding Rockets
Explore sounding rockets, and the experiments they take to the skies, with space physicist Alexa Halford and sounding rocket program assistant chief Cathy Hesh. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 64 minutes
A Key & A Kite: StarTalk Live! With Benjamin Franklin
How does lightning work? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck break down the legendary science and inventions of Benjamin Franklin, live with chief editor of The Benjamin Franklin Papers, Ellen Cohn and Benjamin Franklin himself!NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/a-key-a-k... to our Patrons Andrew Herron, Bhargava Kandada, and Mark Roop for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Hansueli Krapf, CC BY-... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 15 minutes
Maths on the red carpet –Revisiting the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians
We are getting very excited - next week is the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM)- one of the highlights of the mathematical calendar! The ICM takes place every four years and it’s the biggest maths conference of them all, attracting thousa... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jun-28 • 60 minutes
Do photons bump into each other?
Daniel and Jorge bump brains and talk about whether beams of light interact or pass through each other. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-27 • 28 minutes
Ep. 647: Best Sci Fi Beach Reading
Astronomy Cast Ep. 647: Best Sci Fi Beach Reading by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Summer’s here! And that means finally tackling that huge list of books piled up on your bedside table and filling up your Kindle. What books do we recommend for... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jun-27 • 25 minutes
49 - When the Universe Changed in an Instant
Just like water changing to ice when it freezes, there were times in the universe's early history when reality changed in almost an instant. Today we dive into these cosmological phase transitions, and speculate about the strange objects these types of instant changes can create. (@DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image2022-Jun-27 • 75 minutes
202 | Andrew Papachristos on the Network Theory of Gun Violence
I talk with sociologist Andrew Papachristos about using applied network theory to understand patterns of gun violence. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jun-27 • 28 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 647: Best Sci Fi Beach Reading
— Part 1… — Part 2 Summer’s here! And that means finally tackling that huge list of books piled up on your bedside table and filling up your Kindle. What books do we recommend for some fun reads this summer? - The Kaiju Preservation... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-27 • 33 minutes
Monster Black Hole Discovery
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 70 *Monster black hole discovery Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole that’s consuming as much mass as the planet Earth every second.... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-26 • 30 minutes
Episode 66: The Limit of General Relativity with James Owen Weatherall
Jim talks with James Owen Weatherall about his work on viewing general relativity as an effective... (@_PhysicsFM_@PhysicsMystic)
podcast image2022-Jun-26 • 70 minutes
Avi Loeb + Eric Weinstein: UAPs, Academic Research, & Truth – Part 2 of 2
Join Brian Keating and his friends Eric Weinstein and Harvard's Avi Loeb for an update on the Galileo Project, NASA's recent formation of a government panel investigating UAP/UFOs and more. Resources here: NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-to-...... Weinstein's Website https://ericweinstein.org Download the first-ever audiobook by Galileo https://BrianKeating.com/dialogue NASA is embarking on a RISKY mission to investigate UAPs https://w... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jun-26 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 611 & 612: Aurora Mysteries & Day and Night
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: - Auroral displays contain a continuous pattern of... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-26 • 11 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 27 June to 3 July
A parade of planets, Earthshine and a stellar occultation, as we run down what you can see in the night sky this week.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-25 • 31 minutes
The Cosmic Savannah - Ep. 33: Mars Rovers & the SANSA
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. February 18, 2021 saw NASA’s latest Mars Rover, Perseverance, land on the red planet. We are joined by Tiaan Strydom, the Business Development Manager at the South African National Space... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-24 • 20 minutes
849: China VS NASA, SpaceX Breaking Records, Repeating FRB Mystery | Space Bites
SLS finally got through WDR (almost), Falcon 9 are setting new reuse records, China is about to beat NASA to Mars with a sample return mission, Charon red spot explained and more. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-24 • 28 minutes
Detecting Invisible Monsters Floating Unseen In Space
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 69 *Detecting invisible monsters floating unseen in space Astronomers may have discovered the first free-floating black hole in the Milky Way galaxy – an invisible monster devouring anything that gets too close. *NASA... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-24 • 63 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Her New Memoir "Escaping Gravity"
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: This week we are honored to welcome former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver to the Weekly Space Hangout. Her new memoir, Escaping Gravity (Diversion Books, June 21, 2022), offers a "first-hand account of how a... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-24 • 36 minutes
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence
The SETI Institute's Franck Marchis discusses the search for life beyond Earth (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-24 • 56 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Pot Luck with Dr. Staci Gruber
Are we “wired for weed”? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly weed out the myth from the science behind marijuana with neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School and director of the MIND Program, Dr. Staci Gruber.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Zero Chill, Matthew Rozak, Matej Michňák, and Gino Colauto for supporting us this week.Photo Credit: Daniel Oberhaus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons ... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 37 minutes
Prize-winning AI research, bringing machine learning tools into the radiotherapy clinic
In this episode we talk about the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 57 minutes
Episode #104 - Our Sun
Today we talk about the gigantic ball of stuff that we're floating around. The Sun is easily the most prominent feature in our sky; landing itself as the most important symbol in ancient astronomy. To all our listeners out there, we are so happy to say... (@MathPhysicsPod)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 6 minutes
UNAWE Space Scoop - Cosmic Duet
Astronomers have just captured a new image of a beautiful sort of “dance” between two galaxies: the spiral NGC 1512, it’s the pretty, large, barred spiral in the picture, and its small neighbor NGC 1510. You’ll find a link to the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 52 minutes
848: Gaia Data Release 3 with Dr. Martin Barstow
Dr. Martin Barstow is is a Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester and the former President of the Royal Astronomical Society. Dr. Barstow was part of the team who worked on the recent Gaia Data Release 3, which categorized almost 2 billion stars in the Milky Way. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 58 minutes
Listener Questions about Annihilation
Daniel and Jorge answer questions about anti-muons, Daniel's research, and dimensional weapons.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 60 minutes
Raymond Laflamme on the life-changing power of curiosity
Raymond Laflamme was the founding director of the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, a position he held for 16 years, and he has been an associate faculty member at Perimeter Institute for more than two decades. He is known as... (@Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image2022-Jun-23 • 69 minutes
Avi Loeb + Eric Weinstein: UAPs, Academic Research, & Truth – Part 1 of 2
Join Brian Keating and his friends Eric Weinstein and Harvard's Avi Loeb for an update on the Galileo Project, NASA's recent formation of a government panel investigating UAP/UFOs and more. Resources here: NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-to-...... Weinstein's Website https://ericweinstein.org Download the first-ever audiobook by Galileo https://BrianKeating.com/dialogue NASA is embarking on a RISKY mission to investigate UAPs https://w... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 25 minutes
This Animal's Behavior Is Mechanically Programmed
Biomechanical interactions, rather than neurons, control the movements of one of the simplest animals. The discovery offers a glimpse into how animal behavior worked before neurons evolved. | The post This Animal’s Behavior Is Mechanically Programmed first appeared in Quanta Magazine. | Music is “Running Out” by Patrick Patrikios. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 57 minutes
Sail on! Bill Nye and others celebrate LightSail 2’s three years in space
Celebrate the third anniversary of LightSail 2’s launch with Bill Nye and other leaders of The Planetary Society. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 17 minutes
Exploration in Reading Mathematics
Lara Alcock of Loughborough University shares what she learned, by tracking eye movements, about how mathematicians and students differ in the ways they read mathematics. She developed a 10-15 minute exploration training, that increases students' comprehension through self-explanation. We also discuss the transition between procedural math and proofs that many students struggle with early in their college careers. | | --- | | Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-art-of-mathematics... (@CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 27 minutes
Christophe Jurczaj, Founder and Partner at Quantonation
My guest today is Christophe Jurczak, founder and partner at Quantonation, a quantum-focused venture capital firm. We spoke about his investment strategy, what he sees from his position as a Board member, vertical integration, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 35 minutes
GAIA’s Long Awaited Third Data Release
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 68 *A treasure trove of galactic information in GAIA’s long awaited third data release The European Space Agency has finally published the long awaited GAIA mission third data release. The findings represent the most... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Quasars Help Pinpoint the End of the Reionization Epoch
Using the radiation signatures of quasars, scientists have determined when the era of reionization ended in our universe – about 1.1 billion years after the Big Bang. Plus, an update on NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft, new Hubble and Chandra images, and... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-22 • 60 minutes
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, "Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in LIfe" (Dey Street Books, 2022)
Today I talked to Seth Stephens-Davidowitz about his new book Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in LIfe (Dey Street Books, 2022) Looking for advice on how to get a date, how to have a successful marriage, or just how to have a happier life? Don’t trust your gut, don’t trust conventional wisdom, and put down that self-help book full of plausible arguments and compelling anecdotes that just happens to contradict the advice you got from the self-help book you. Instead, let Seth Steph... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 40 minutes
Ask A Spaceman #178 - How Big Can Planets Get?
How big can a rocky planet get? Can a rocky planet turn into a gas giant? Why are some planets rocky and others gassy? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: All episodes: Follow on Twitter: Like on... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 39 minutes
AaS! 178: How Big Can Planets Get?
How big can a rocky planet get? Can a rocky planet turn into a gas giant? Why are some planets rocky and others gassy? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: All episodes: Follow on Twitter: Like on... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 41 minutes
847: Can ISS Be Recycled, Artificial Meteor Storms, Can Hubble See JWST | Q&A 188
In this week's questions and answers show, I explain why most quasars are very far away, consider what would happen if you brought Pluto into the inner Solar System, and deliver the heartbreaking news of why the ISS won't be recycled. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-21
The Search For Life: Are We Alone?
Are we alone in the universe? It's a question studied in science fiction, but also by teams here at NASA. Join us as we search for signs of life outside of Earth with scientists Aki Roberge, Ravi Kopparapu, and Shawn Domagal-Goldman. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 62 minutes
Robert-Jan Smits and Rachael Pells, "Plan S for Shock: Science. Shock. Solution. Speed." (Ubiquity Press, 2022)
Plan S: the open access initiative that changed the face of global research. Robert-Jan Smits and Rachael Pells's book Plan S for Shock: Science. Shock. Solution. Speed. (Ubiquity Press, 2022) tells the story of open access publishing - why it matters now, and for the future. In a world where information has never been so accessible, and answers are available at the touch of a fingertip, we are hungrier for the facts than ever before - something the Covid-19 crisis has brought to light. And yet, paywalls p... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 50 minutes
Episode 58: Season 4 in Review
In this week's episode, Jacinta and Dan take a step back to review the past year of the Cosmic Savannah podcast. We chat about some of the highlights of the past year in astronomy and also some of our favourite episodes of the season. | The post Episode 58: Season 4 in Review appeared first on The Cosmic Savannah. (@cosmicsavannah@jdelhaize@DanielCunnama)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 48 minutes
Cosmic Queries – NASA v. Billionaires with Lori Garver
Mining on the moon? Owning an asteroid? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer questions about the private space industry, the role of NASA, and the future of space law with former Deputy Administrator of NASA, Lori Garver. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons ​​Adam Connelly, ManDarin, Sergio, Glenn Carter, Anthony Schena, David Lenwell, Bruno Anyangwe, Christopher Soliz, Roslyn G... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-21 • 57 minutes
What is Energy?
Daniel and Jorge tackle some of one of the simplest but trickiest concepts in physics. |  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 33 minutes
Ep. 646: Our Long Term Future in Space
Astronomy Cast Ep. 646: Our Long Term Future in Space by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay We always say that we're living in golden age of space and astronomy, but it feels like things are just accelerating. Space travel is happening! What does the... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 6 minutes
Wondery Presents: The Execution of Bonny Lee Bakley
Trailer for the new Wondery podcast, The Execution of Bonny Lee Bakley. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 69 minutes
201 | Ed Yong on How Animals Sense the World
I talk with science writer Ed Yong about the world of animals with very different senses from our own. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 33 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 646: Our Long Term Future in Space
We always say that we're living in golden age of space and astronomy, but it feels like things are just accelerating. Space travel is happening! What does the long-term future hold for our place in the Universe? We've added a new way to donate... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 33 minutes
Evidence That Earth’s Inner Core Oscillates
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 67 *Evidence that Earth’s inner core oscillates Scientists have discovered that the Earth’s inner core oscillates, contradicting previously accepted models that... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 75 minutes
846: Advanced Propulsion Systems with Dr. Sonny White
Dr. Sonny White is a physicist and mechanical engineer. He previously worked at NASA's Eagleworks Lab testing advanced propulsion systems, and developing ideas for faster-than-light travel. He's now working with Limitless Space, founded with the vision of advancing human space exploration beyond the Solar System by the end of the 21st century. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-20 • 22 minutes
845: Starship Approved by FAA, Rogue Black Hole's Mass, Balancing Rock on Mars | Space Bites
FAA finally gave its approval to SpaceX for Starship launches from Boca Chica, Gaia released its third data drop, China stars continuous space presence, Perseverance finds another weird rock on Mars. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-19 • 86 minutes
Searching for Habitable Worlds: Richard Powers, Winner of The Pulitzer Prize
Richard Powers is an American novelist whose works explore the effects of modern science and technology. His novel The Echo Maker won the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction. He's won many other awards over the course of his career, including a MacArthur Fellowship. As of 2021, Powers has published 14 novels and has taught at the University of Illinois and Stanford University. He won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory. Powers’ latest book is Bewilderment in which, The astrobiologist Theo... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jun-19 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 609 & 610: Lurking & Atmospheric Gravity Waves
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: - Greg Leonard discovered 2,200’ diameter 2020 PC5. -... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-19 • 11 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 20 to 26 June
A handful of planets, Earthshine and a comet are all in this weeks episode, where we list the best things to see in this week's night sky. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-18 • 85 minutes
Dmitri Tymoczko on The Shape of Music: Mathematical Order in Western Tonality
Math and music share their mystery and magic. Three notes, played together, make a chord whose properties could not be predicted from those of the separate notes. In the West, music theory and mathematics have common origins and a rich history of shaping and informing one another’s field of inquiry. And, curiously, Western composition has evolved over several hundred years in much the same way economies and agents in long-running simulations have: becoming measurably more complex; encoding more and more env... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Jun-18 • 66 minutes
Deep Astronomy - NASA’s DART Mission: Protecting Earth From Hazardous Asteroids
DART is a planetary defense-driven test of technologies for preventing an impact of Earth by a hazardous asteroid. DART will be the first demonstration of the kinetic impactor technique to change the motion of an asteroid in space. This asteroid... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-17 • 60 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - CREW HaT: An Answer to Radiation Shielding? with NIAC 2022 Awardee Dr. Elena D’Onghia
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: As humanity dreams of exploring destinations both within our own solar system as well as those far beyond, the greatest challenge to be overcome is how to provide effective protection against the inevitable,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-17
Gravity Assist: This is What Mars Sounds Like, with Nina Lanza
With two microphones aboard the Perseverance rover, we can listen to Mars from its surface like never before. In addition to hearing how wind sounds on Mars, we can also listen to Perseverance driving on the surface, the Ingenuity helicopter flying nearby, and more. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jun-17 • 14 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Slinky
A conversation about mathematics inspired by a slinky. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. (@MathsObjects@stecks@peterrowlett)
podcast image2022-Jun-17 • 26 minutes
Mars Probe MAVEN Back In Service
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 66 *Mars probe MAVEN back in service following a major glitch NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft is finally back in operation after defaulting into an emergency safety mode in February. Mission managers eventually traced the problem... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-16 • 39 minutes
Seeking the warm glow of the Unruh effect, reconfigurable hardware drives innovation in test and measurement
We speak to an instrumentation entrepreneur and a particle dynamics expert (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-16 • 117 minutes
(Audio) John Mather: From the Big Bang to Searching for Life
John Mather is an astrophysicist at NASA who has been involved in important space missions to probe our fundamental understanding of the Universe for over four decades. He helped lead the design and deployment of the Cosmic Background Explorer Satellite (COBE), which launched in 1989 to probe the cosmic microwave background radiation from the Big Bang with a precision that could not be obtained from terrestrial experiments because of absorption of radiation by the atmosphere. The experiments on COBE, and ... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Jun-16 • 60 minutes
Actual Astronomy - Ep. 320: Observing Double Stars
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Today we have a special guest today the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada’s Observing Chair Blake Nancarrow who is going to talk with us about double star... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-16 • 54 minutes
Hilding Neilson on stellar stories
Hilding Neilson is an astrophysicist who works at the intersection of science, astronomy, and Indigenous knowledge. He joins co-hosts Colin and Lauren for a fascinating conversation about the ways humans make sense of the vast night sky, via telescopes, ... (@Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image2022-Jun-16 • 46 minutes
Could aliens teach us science?
Daniel talks to Sam Kimpton-Nye about whether aliens do science the same way we do. |  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 42 minutes
What Is Life?
Scientists don’t really agree on a definition for life. We may recognize life instinctively most of the time, but any time we try to nail it down with set criteria, some stubborn counterexample spoils the effort. Still, can we really search for life on other worlds, or understand the earliest stages of life on this planet, if we don’t know what to look for? On this episode, Steven Strogatz speaks with Robert Hazen, a mineralogist, astrobiologist and senior staff scientist at the Carnegie Institution’s Earth... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 70 minutes
Portrait of a Scientist: A Conversation with Psyche mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Psyche asteroid mission principal investigator Lindy Elkins-Tanton returns with her excellent new memoir, “A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman.” (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 48 minutes
844: Self Sustaining Space Habitats with Annika Rollock
Annika Rollock is a Ph.D. student at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is studying next generation space habitats and recently published a paper about how future space stations can remain self-sufficient, especially when support and communication from Earth are far away. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 22 minutes
Chris Ferrie, Prolific Author and Professor
My guest today is Chris Ferrie, an associate professor of physics at the University of Technology, Sydney and a prolific author of books teaching scientific concepts to children. Chris and I spoke about whether qubits spin the other way in Australia, his teaching and research interests, the quantum ecosystem in Australia and more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 68 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - June Part 2 (The Space Exploration Show)
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: Discrimination in science and academia. Returning to the Welsh valleys to attempt astronomy. Free... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 38 minutes
843: How JWST Sees in Color, Where Is Dark Matter, Did Earth Life Come from Space | Q&A 187
In this week's questions and answers show, I explain how JWST and other telescopes see color, how images from observatories are released to the public, and how much of the sky can JWST see. Also, a bunch of non-Webb questions too. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 31 minutes
Earth’s Magnetic Poles Aren’t About To Flip
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 65 *New study says Earth’s magnetic poles aren’t about to flip A new study claims the South Atlantic Anomaly -- a mysterious region where the Earth’s geomagnetic field strength is decreasing rapidly – does not mean the... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-15 • 16 minutes
Space Women: Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Presenter of The Sky at Night, Maggie Aderin Pocock, talks us through her career and her lifelong obsession with the MoonTranscript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 67 minutes
#120 - June 2022 Part 2
Space Exploration (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 51 minutes
842: Liquid Mirror Telescope with Dr. Paul Hickson
Dr. Paul Hickson is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Hickson is overseeing a team that built a telescope out of liquid mercury in India. The International Liquid Mirror Telescope is 4 meters across and built on top of a 3,000-meter mountain in India. This will prove the technology and allow for larger and larger liquid mirror telescopes on Earth (and eventually in space). (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 52 minutes
840: Searching for Technosignatures with Dr. Jacob Haqq-Misra
Dr. Jacob Haqq-Misra is a geologist and astrobiologist with the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. He studies the conditions that allowed life to spread across the Earth and searches for similar environments across the Universe. In a recent paper, Dr. Haqq-Misra suggests methods that we could search for technologically advanced civilizations across the Universe. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 42 minutes
841: Interview with Fraser on the Spaced Out Podcast
Here's an interview with me on the Spaced Out Podcast from the Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics at NYU Abu Dhabi. We talk about my career as a space journalist, how I approach the news, what my role is as a science communicator. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 23 minutes
The Daily Space - Found: Dying Galaxies Containing Active Black Holes
Astronomers combined observations of far distant galaxies exhibiting no signs of star formation and found active supermassive black holes that may have contributed to the evolution of their parent galaxies. Plus, rocket launches, detecting... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-14
How to Grow Plants in Space
As humanity sets its sights on longer-term life in space, we’re going to need ways to sustain ourselves. That’s where plants come into play! Take a tour of Kennedy Space Center’s lush Plant Processing Area with Ray Wheeler, Ralph Fritsche, and Gioia Massa - the scientists studying how to grow food in space! (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 50 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Big Bang Bonanza with Brian Keating
What happened before The Big Bang? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen answer questions about inflation theory, multiverses, the cosmic microwave background, and the possible end of the scientific method with cosmologist Brian KeatingNOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons Jack McCarty, Mira Killian, David, Colleen OLeary, Kelia Hamilton, Lucas Charlston, Brad Z, Clueless Gamer, Billy, ... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 30 minutes
The maths and magic of shuffling
We all have our favoured methods of shuffling cards, but most of us don't think any more about it once we've started playing a game. But there's so much more to be discovered! In this podcast mathematician Cheryl Praeger and magician Will Houstoun reveal... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 55 minutes
Can the Earth survive when the Sun expands?
Daniel and Kelly talk about how we use our smarts to survive the changing conditions in the far future solar system.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-14 • 26 minutes
Photonics with Dr. Lewis Johnson of NLM Photonics
In Episode 36, Patrick speaks with Dr. Lewis Johnson, Chief Scientific Officer of NLM Photonics.Among other topics, the team discuss photonics, electro-optic conversion, computational chemistry, and the Quantum Internet. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-Jun-13 • 29 minutes
Ep. 645: The Future of the ISS
Astronomy Cast Ep. 645: The Future of the ISS by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay The International Space Station has been continuously inhabited for over 20 years now, serving as a peaceful collaboration between space-faring nations. But it's a... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-Jun-13 • 185 minutes
AMA | June 2022
Ask Me Anything episode for June 2022. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jun-13 • 29 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 645: The Future of the ISS
The International Space Station has been continuously inhabited for over 20 years now, serving as a peaceful collaboration between space-faring nations. But it's a machine, and it's getting old. In addition, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has made... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-13 • 36 minutes
Strange Neutron Star Discovered In Stellar Graveyard
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 64 *Strange neutron star discovered in stellar graveyard Astronomers have discovered a mysterious new type of neutron star. The star named PSR J0901-4046 should... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-12 • 100 minutes
Starts With A Bang #82 - JWST And Infrared Astronomy
It's now been nearly a full six months since the JWST was launched, and we're on the cusp of getting our first science data and images back from some 1.5 million kilometers away. There are all sorts of things we're bound to learn, from discovering the farthest galaxies of all to examining details in faint, small objects to searching for black holes in dusty galaxies and a whole lot more. But what's perhaps most exciting are the things we're going to find that we aren't expecting, simply because we've never ... (@StartsWithABang)
podcast image2022-Jun-12 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 607 & 608: Good Night & Triple 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: - Teddy Pruyne was granted a good night during which he... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-12 • 18 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 13 to 19 June
Supermoons, stargazing with Antares and a planetary parade in this week's episode, where we tell you the best things in the night sky this week.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-11 • 13 minutes
NOIRLab - The Colors of Uranus & Neptune
Neptune and Uranus have much in common — they have similar masses, sizes, and atmospheric compositions — yet their appearances are notably different. At visible wavelengths Neptune has a distinctly bluer color whereas Uranus is a pale shade of... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-10 • 18 minutes
839: James Webb Mirror Damaged, Comet Interceptor Confirmed, NASA Investigates UFOs | Space Bites
JWST got damaged by a micrometeoroid but seems to be okay, NASA buys more Crew Dragon flights, Mars rovers see interesting stuff, ESA confirms a comet hunter, UFOs get official NASA investigations, all planets get into order in the night sky and more. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-10 • 51 minutes
838: Using Pulsars to Navigate in Space with Dr. Zach Putnam
Dr. Zach Putnam is an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He's part of a team developing navigation techniques that use the signals from pulsars to always know your location, anywhere in the Solar System. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-10 • 29 minutes
New Evidence On Earth Of An Ancient Supernova
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 63 *New evidence on Earth of an ancient supernova New chemistry forensics suggests that a meteorite named Hypatia which was discovered in the Egyptian desert might be the first tangible evidence found on Earth of a... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-10 • 64 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - News Roundup!
Unfortunately we’re still having audio dropout issues with WireCast. Until the source code is rewritten, we may not be able to fix this. Our apologies. Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: Unfortunately, our guest for this week had to cancel due to... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-10 • 36 minutes
Science of the Skyhook with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Re-release)
What’s the best shot in basketball? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly break down the physics behind what makes the Skyhook so effective, as well as one of the greatest eras with basketball greats, Jamaal Wilkes, Michael Cooper, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Chris Quinn, Devon Romano, Jack Thurman, Israel Jarvis, Ace Warner, Mallory L Anderson, Putin Ontheriz, Zachary Kleier, and Jo... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 59 minutes
Episode 76 - Math Students of CSULA
We are joined by a group of math students at Cal State University in Los Angeles for a diverse collection of theorems and pairings. (@niveknosdunk@evelynjlamb)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 34 minutes
Using social media to turn people on to physics, vacuum supplier sets science-based targets for greenhouse gas reductions
We chat with Sara Fry from Atlas Copco – Vacuum Technique and Georgina Phillips of the Institute of Physics (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 13 minutes
Guide To Space - The Incredible Challenge of Landing Heavy Payloads On Mars
It’s too bad Mars is such an interesting place, because it’s actually one of the most difficult places to visit in the Solar System, especially if you want to bring along a lot of luggage. That planet is a graveyard of missions that didn’t quite... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 66 minutes
Nikita Braguinski, "Mathematical Music: From Antiquity to Music AI" (Focal Press, 2022)
What is mathematical music? In Mathematical Music from Antiquity to AI (Routledge, 2022), musicologist Nikita Braguinski discusses how mathematics has historically been used to make music, how it continues to influence musical composition, and the ways in which it may influence music in the future, including through artificial intelligence (AI). From pre-historic sounds to Gregorian chant to jazz to rock and beyond, from Mozart to M.C. Hammer, from the definition of an interval to time signatures to what gi... (@NewBooksMath)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 57 minutes
What will the next generation of space telescopes reveal?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the plans for a new set of Great Observatories in space, and what it might show us about the Universe.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-09 • 50 minutes
Estelle Inack on quantum intelligence
Estelle Inack is a research scientist at Perimeter Institute, working at the intersection of quantum matter and artificial intelligence as a member of the Perimeter Institute Quantum Intelligence Lab (PIQuIL). She is also the co-founder and Chief Technol... (@Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image2022-Jun-09
FQXi June 9, 2022 Podcast Episode
Time's Arrow: A conversation with Paul Davies about time's irreversible flow, black holes, memories of Stephen Hawking and the information paradox, Maxwell's demon and living systems -- and how to improve universities. With Logan Chipkin. (@FQXi)
podcast image2022-Jun-08 • 81 minutes
Planetary Radio at the Humans to Mars Summit
Mat Kaplan helped host the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington D.C., where much of the community that is working to get us to Mars gathered. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-08
The Promise of Perseverance – S4E6
The Perseverance rover holds many promises: to look for evidence of life on Mars, to collect rock samples meant to be sent to Earth one day, and to test technology that could be used in a future human Mars mission. (@NASA)
podcast image2022-Jun-08 • 16 minutes
Anisha Musti, Founder and CEO of Q-munity
My guest today is Anisha Musti, a 16-year old high school student, founder and CEO of Q-munity, building the next generation of the quantum workforce. Anisha and I talk about the best age to start teaching quantum computing, what’s missing in building a quantum workforce, and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jun-08 • 32 minutes
Astronomers Find Hidden Trove of Massive Black Holes
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 62 *Astronomers find hidden trove of massive black holes Astronomers have discovered a previously overlooked treasure trove of large black holes hiding deep inside dwarf galaxies. The newly discovered black holes offer a... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-08 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Pulsars as the Particle Accelerators of the Universe
Fast, strong magnetic winds caused by quickly rotating pulsars may be accelerating particles like electrons to extremely high-energy states and creating gamma-ray photons in their wake. Plus, missions close to home, large and distant objects, some... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-08 • 16 minutes
Tiny Galaxies Reveal Secrets of Supermassive Black Holes
Dwarf galaxies weren’t supposed to have big black holes. Their surprise discovery has revealed clues about how the universe’s biggest black holes could have formed. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Light Gazing” by Andrew Langdon. (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 50 minutes
837: Cosmology and Relativity with Dr. Leah Jenks
Einstein's Theory of General Relativity has been tried and tested many times, and so far, Einstein was right. But we know his theory must be incomplete, as it still doesn't integrate with quantum mechanics. Where are physicists searching next for the future of cosmology and relativity? Dr. Leah Jenks is a PhD recipient from Brown University, and will become a KICP Fellow at the University of Chicago. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 39 minutes
836: Orbit Size Telescopes, Meteors Destroying Satellites, Artificial Gravity | Q&A 186
In this week's Questions and Answers show, I answer what it would take to build a telescope as big as the Earth's orbit around the Sun, why SgrA* seems to have been rolled over on its side, and how we know the age of stars. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 35 minutes
Ask A Spaceman - Ep. 177: How Do Black Holes Affect Their Galaxies?
How do giant black holes shut off star formation? How do they turn it back on? Which came first, the black hole or the galaxy? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: All episodes: Follow on Twitter: ... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 33 minutes
AaS! 177: How Do Black Holes Affect Their Galaxies?
How do giant black holes shut off star formation? How do they turn it back on? Which came first, the black hole or the galaxy? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: All episodes: Follow on Twitter: Like... (@PaulMattSutter)
podcast image2022-Jun-07
Going Supersonic!
When a plane flies faster than the speed of sound, you get a sonic boom! But what if we could change those physics? Join NASA test pilot Nils Larson and aerospace engineer Lori Ozoroski to hear how we’re flying faster than the speed of sound, and making that supersonic flight quieter, too. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 47 minutes
Extraterrestrial Oceans – StarTalk Live!
What are the oceans like on Enceladus? Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the oceans of other planets in the search for alien life with planetary scientist Kevin Hand, oceanographer Julie Huber, and comedians, Eugene Mirman, Ellie Kemper, and John Mulaney!NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/extraterr... to our Patrons ​​Nate Gilman, Amy Morton, erika brennan, Rob Cordes, Tyler Pitts, Arya Menon, Jessie Desmond, Beth Leitch, Zach, ... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 59 minutes
Could the Universe be shaped like a donut?
Daniel and Jorge talk about how much dark chocolate can fit in Universes of various shapes and sizes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-07 • 45 minutes
Episode 57: From dust to dust
In this episode we are joined by Dr Omima Osman who studies the lifecycles of cosmic dust. Omima explains how she is using computer simulations to understand how dust is created, grows and is destroyed in interstellar space. | The post Episode 57: From dust to dust appeared first on The Cosmic Savannah. (@cosmicsavannah@jdelhaize@DanielCunnama)
podcast image2022-Jun-06 • 135 minutes
200 | Solo: The Philosophy of the Multiverse
A solo discussion of issues at the intersection of cosmology and philosophy, especially on making predictions in a multiverse. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-Jun-06 • 28 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 215: Light Echoes
From January 10, 2011. Just as sound can echo off distant objects, light can echo too. And the echoes of light bouncing off stellar remnants, black hole accretion disks, and clouds of gas and dust provide astronomers with another method of probing the... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-06 • 31 minutes
A Successful Test Of The New Phoenix Rocket Engine
The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 61 *A successful test of the new Phoenix rocket engine Gilmour Space Technologies says it’s still aiming to undertake an orbital test flight of its Eris rocket... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-06 • 88 minutes
#279 - Black Holes - Languages and Rockets
Matt and Linn chat about Rockets and Blackholes, and George joins Matt to talk about languages, 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 Guest host : George Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: ESA Additional Narration: Polly (@Interplanetypod@iam7cool)
podcast image2022-Jun-05 • 73 minutes
Where Did The Universe Come From? Geraint Lewis
Do you ever look up to the stars and wonder about what is out there? Over the last few centuries, humans have successfully unraveled much of the language of the universe, exploring and defining formerly mysterious phenomena such as electricity, magnetism, and matter through the beauty of mathematics. But some secrets remain beyond our realm of understanding—and seemingly beyond the very laws and theories we have relied on to make sense of the universe we inhabit. It is clear that the quantum, the world of a... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-Jun-05 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 605 & 606: Monsoon Nights & Fallen Stones
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: - Kacper Wierzchos submitted 5 Earth approaching... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-05 • 10 minutes
Star Diary: What's in the night sky from 6 to 12 June
The craters of the Moon; double stars and the Moon's progress across the stars – We run down the best things to see in the sky this week. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-Jun-04 • 68 minutes
Seth Blumsack on Power Grids: Network Topology & Governance
We lead our lives largely unaware of the immense effort required to support them. All of us grew up inside the so-called “Grid” — actually one of many interconnected regional power grids that electrify our modern world. The physical infrastructure and the regulatory intricacies required to keep the lights on: both have grown organically, piecemeal, in complex networks that nobody seems to fully understand. And yet, we must. Compared to life 150 years ago, we are all utterly dependent on the power grid, and ... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-Jun-04 • 11 minutes
Observing With Webb - June 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. 2022 is the summer of morning planets! Jupiter,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 40 minutes
Mathematics in Latin America: Challenges and Perspectives. Marcelo Viana interviewed by Robinson dos Santos
In this month’s podcast, our guest is Marcelo Viana, researcher and director of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, IMPA, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.In this episode, we've invited him to talk about the challenges and the opportunities of doing research in mathematics in Latin America, the role of IMPA in the development of mathematical research in the region, and the perspectives of regional and global cooperation.Marcelo Viana obtained his PhD at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathemati... (@SpringerNature)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 54 minutes
Space Policy Edition: Inside the Planetary Science Decadal Survey Process with Bethany Ehlmann
Professor Bethany Ehlmann served on the steering committee for the new planetary science and astrobiology decadal survey that will steer future exploration of the solar system. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 53 minutes
Strange New Readings From Voyager 1 In Interstellar Space
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 60 *Strange new readings from Voyager 1 in interstellar space While the Voyager 1 spacecraft continues to return science data and otherwise operate as normal, the mission team is searching for the source of a system data... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 23 minutes
835: New NASA Spacesuits, JWST Color Images Announced, Another Starship Delay | Space Bites
NASA selects two suppliers for new spacesuits, James Webb reveals the date of first color images, JUICE moves closer to launch and a new kind of solar sail gets to next NIAC round. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 68 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - Fuel Cell Technology and Space Applications with Ian Jakupca, NASA Glenn Research Center
Host: Dr. Pamela Gay ( & )Special Guest: Developing reliable, renewable, and safe power/energy storage systems is a key requirement for future space missions, both within our solar system and those venturing beyond it, as well as for... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-03 • 24 minutes
Mathematical Objects: Nodal cubic with Angela Tabiri
A conversation about mathematics inspired by the nodal cubic. Presented by Katie Steckles and Peter Rowlett. We go closer to the cutting edge of research than usual in this chat with Angela Tabiri about her PhD research. (@MathsObjects@stecks@peterrowlett)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 207 minutes
Origins Podcast with Michael Shellenberger: From Apocalypse Never to Running for Governor
I was very happy to have the chance to speak to Michael Shellenberger some time ago, after his book Apocalypse Never appeared. Having written my book, The Physics of Climate Change, I was intrigued by his take on the fact that climate change is not an existential threat. Once I read his book, I realized we agreed on many things, with perhaps the differences being on emphasize rather than substance. Nevertheless, we did have some disagreements, and we had a very spirited, and I hope respectful, discussion... (@LKrauss1@OriginsProject)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 33 minutes
Quantum-computing company focuses on quantum simulation for industry, celebrating the International Year of Glass
In this podcast we look at some practical applications of quantum computers (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 38 minutes
Look Up! June 2022
Royal Observatory Astronomers Jess and Jake take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of June in our family friendly Look Up! podcast. On this month's podcast, Jake talks about the image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, while Jess explores the history of space crime. 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 the month! (@ROGAstronomers)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 40 minutes
Actual Astronomy - Objects To Observe In June
Hosted by Chris Beckett & Shane Ludtke, two amateur astronomers in Saskatchewan. Noctilucent cloud season begins! - June 1st Moon occults Ceres. But it’s in the daytime. :^( - June 6th Lunar X visible, 29 Amphitrite at opposition and magnitude... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 60 minutes
Where is most of Earth's water?
Daniel and Katie drink deeply of the mystery of the Earth's formation and contents and talk about whether Earth's water might be hiding deep within the planet. |  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-Jun-02 • 50 minutes
François David on mathematical beauty
François David is a mathematical physicist and a passionate educator with an infectious zest for decoding the mysteries of the universe. As a scientist based at the Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT), he uses mathematical techniques and tools to tackl... (@Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 99 minutes
Planetary Radio Live in London: The Moons Symphony
Join us for Planetary Radio Live at Imperial College London! (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 39 minutes
How Could Life Evolve From Cyanide?
How did life begin on Earth? It’s one of the greatest and most ancient mysteries in all of science — and the clues to solving it are all around us. Biologists have sometimes imagined evolutionary history as a recorded “tape of life” that might turn out differently if it were replayed again and again. In this episode, Steven Strogatz speaks with two researchers inspecting different parts of the tape. First, hear from the Nobel Prize-winning biologist Jack Szostak, who explores how a boiling pool laced with c... (@QuantaMagazine@stevenstrogatz)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 22 minutes
Olivier Ezratty, Author and Consultant
My guest today is Olivier Ezratty, a prolific author and consultant. Olivier and I speak about the risks and rewards of hype in quantum, the difference between the German and French quantum ecosystems, full-stack vendors and more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 40 minutes
Fixing our bodies with glass
Bioglass can heal our bones while fending off harmful microbes (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 79 minutes
Awesome Astronomy - June Part 1 (Astronomy)
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce. The Discussion: You can now watch Jen presenting on BBC TV’s Weatherman Walking! (from 06:40 - BBC iPlayer... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-Jun-01 • 32 minutes
The Sun As You've Never Seen It Before
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 59 *The Sun as you've never seen it before Powerful flares, breathtaking views across the solar poles, and a curious solar "hedgehog" are among the treasure-trove of spectacular images and data returned by the European... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 77 minutes
#120 - June 2022 Part 1
The Astronomy Show (@AwesomeAstroPod@DrJeniMillard@SiriusAstro)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 22 minutes
834: What Will JWST Discover? Everything You Need To Know | The Big Q
James Webb is the most expensive and most advanced telescope in human history. Will it be worth its $10B price? What it will discover? How long will JWST last? Will it ever be serviced? All the answers are in this episode of The Big Q. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Chaos Reigned Ian The Early Solar System
Researchers using radioactive decay analysis have recreated the early history of some asteroids in our solar system, revealing a more chaotic phase than previously thought. Plus, a near-Earth asteroid, a solar sail, a trove of black holes, and this... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-31
Earth’s Weather Watchers
Planets throughout the universe are full of fascinating weather, including Earth! Hear how NASA and NOAA work together to predict, monitor, and respond to Earth’s ever-changing weather. Explore Earth’s weather with Dalia Kirschbaum, Marangelly Fuentes, and Dan Lindsey. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 43 minutes
Cosmic Queries – Cosmic Collisions
What happens when two galaxies collide? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic cohost Chuck Nice answer questions about explosions, asteroids, quarks, and all things that go BOOM. Was our Big Bang someone elses Big Rip?NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-qu... to our Patrons badutjelek2000, Dominik Appl, Justin Quinones, Sandra Makela, REGAN MCGEE, Dana S., Howard Clemetson, George Sharabidze, GR 只, and RK Thr... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 55 minutes
What if gravity were much stronger?
Daniel and Jorge answer listener questions about gravity, the CMB and distant disappearing objects! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 49 minutes
29: Gas Giants are Weird
From hexagonal shaped storms to spinning sideways, Izzie and Dr Becky are exploring our weird and wonderful Gas Giants. Joining them are Dr Tom Stallard from the University of Leicester and Dr Robert Massey, Deputy Director of the Royal Astronomical Society. Plus editor, Richard Hollingham, takes a trip to the Royal Astronomical Society’s library to see Galileo’s first observations of Saturn’s rings and William Herschel’s notebook from when he discovered Uranus. | | See Jupiter's fast rotation (thanks to ... (@RoyalAstroSoc@IzzieClarke@drbecky_)
podcast image2022-May-31 • 42 minutes
Bell's Theorem
In Episode 35, Patrick and Ciprian explore Bell's Theorem.The team discuss the polarizing filter experiment, the EPR Paradox, probabilism, and determinism. (@EntangledThings@patrickhynds@ciprianjichici)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 32 minutes
Ep. 644: Is Earth… Normal?
Astronomy Cast Ep. 644: Is Earth… Normal? by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay We've now discovered thousands of exoplanets, we're learning more and more about the kinds of planetary systems there are out there across the Universe. But are planets... (@fcain@starstryder)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 87 minutes
833: Interview with Fraser: Defending My Belief That We're Alone in the Observable Universe
This is a special bonus episode on the YouTube channel. I was interviewed on the Street Epistemology Call-In Show to defend one of my beliefs. I chose to defend my belief that we're alone in the observable Universe. We had an interesting discussion about philosophy and other topics in space afterwards, I hope you enjoy it. Here's a link to the original full-length episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy5-ES_2... (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 73 minutes
199 | Elizabeth Cohen on Time and Other Political Values
I talk with political scientist Elizabeth Cohen on the role of time in government and politics. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 71 minutes
832: Jumping to Multicellular Life with Dr. William Ratcliff
How did life go from single-celled to multi-celled? Dr. William Ratcliff is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Quantitative Biosciences at the School of Biological Science at Georgia Tech. Dr. Ratcliff and his collaborators are working with single cells of yeast, watching them make the jump to become multi-cellular organisms. It turns out, life has done this many times in the past, and not just the jump that created the modern animals we know of today. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 32 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 644: Is Earth… Normal?
We've now discovered thousands of exoplanets, we're learning more and more about the kinds of planetary systems there are out there across the Universe. But are planets like Earth unique or totally rare? We've added a new way to donate to 365... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-30 • 40 minutes
Has An Ancient Doorway Been Found On Mars – Well No!
SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 58 *Has an ancient doorway been found on Mars – well no! NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has taken an image of what looks like a doorway leading into a secret alien temple hidden in a cliff face on the red planet. *The... (@stuartgary)
podcast image2022-May-29 • 37 minutes
The Orchid Room and Cancer - with Hannah Fry
Professor Hannah Fry discusses her cervical cancer diagnosis - and subsequent attempt to make sense of it all. Making Sense of Cancer - Showing on BBC2 on June 2 and then on BBC iPlayer - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0017wz... Article - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitne... Fry website - https://hannahfry.co.uk/ Hannah Fry books - Amazon - https://amzn.to/3PzW4nz Numberphile videos with Hannah - http://bit.ly/hannah_vids Hannah previously on the podcast - https://www.numberphile.com/podcast/h... (@numberphile@BradyHaran)
podcast image2022-May-29 • 64 minutes
Nobel Prize Winner Adam Riess: The Hubble Tension is Getting WORSE!
Chat with Nobel Prize winner Adam Riess about his team's newest measurements of the 'most important number in cosmology' the Hubble Constant. Using the Hubble Space Telescope for what it was meant to do, Adam's team continues to make ultra-precise measurements. We'll also explore the Hubble Tension, the future of Hubble now that the James Webb Space Telescope has deployed, and other cosmic conundrums. Adam is a brilliant teacher and a wonderful raconteur. Don't miss your chance to chat with a brilliant scie... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-May-29 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 603 & 604: Discovering Alien Life & Comet Rankin
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: - Project Breakthrough Listen is spending 100 million dollars... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-28 • 29 minutes
The Cosmic Savannah - #032: The MeerKAT Fornax Survey
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. In this episode we will be discussing some more exciting work being conducted with the MeerKAT radio telescope. We’re joined by Dr. Paolo Serra from the Cagliari Astronomical Observatory in... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 13 minutes
Star Diary: What's in the night sky from 30 May to 5 June
The Planets; the twins of Gemini - Castor and Pollux; the Moon. We run down the best things to see in the sky this week. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 19 minutes
831: Meteor Storm Update, Boeing Starliner Returns, Refueling Broken Satellites | Space Bites
Boeing finally completes a demo mission, scientists grow plants in lunar regolith, NASA will launch a mission to repair and refuel a satellite, space suits are leaking on the ISS again, and more. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 34 minutes
What is dark energy?
Cosmologist Eva-Maria Mueller discusses the mysterious force speeding up the expansion of the Universe (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 61 minutes
Weekly Space Hangout - Why Hello Sag A* - It's Nice to Finally See You, with Dr. Lia Medeiros
Host: Fraser Cain ( )Special Guest: On May 12th, 2022, the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration released the first-ever direct image of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of our galaxy. Tonight we are very pleased to welcome Dr. Lia... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 49 minutes
Lessons from an Astronaut
Not one but four astronauts feature in this month's Space Boffins... (@NakedScientists@drbtmcallister)
podcast image2022-May-27 • 61 minutes
Concussions with Leonard Marshall
How is CTE different from a concussion? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly discuss concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, with former NFL lineman, Leonard Marshall, and neuroscientist, Heather Berlin, PhD.NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free.Thanks to our Patrons Walter Johnson, Ali AlWaheedy, Armen Gevorgyan, Jenny K Leasure, WIGwigWIG, Denny, MaKayla A Holloway, Anna Dupre-Whiting, Allain Brideau, and David for supporting... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 39 minutes
Episode 56: Our supermassive black hole
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration has unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy! | We are joined by Dr Iniyan Natarajan who is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Witwatersrand and who was part of the team of over 300 astronomers who made this possible. | The post Episode 56: Our supermassive black hole appeared first on The Cosmic Savannah. (@cosmicsavannah@jdelhaize@DanielCunnama)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 45 minutes
Asking the big questions in the philosophy of physics and quantum biology
In this podcast we speak to a molecular geneticist and a philosopher of science (@PhysicsWorld)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 22 minutes
The Daily Space - Supernova Evidence Found In Comet Fragment
A forensic analysis of the element concentration found in the Hypatia stone finds evidence in the cometary fragment, which may have impacted Earth 28 million years ago, of a supernova origin story. Plus, Ceres, Mars, and this week in rocket history,... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 32 minutes
Tech in the Great Outdoors
We often think of technology as stuff that keeps us sitting at home, wired to our phones or computers or game systems. But there's an entire world of technology designed to inspire you to get outside and go exploring. We look at how tech can play a part in getting back to nature.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 57 minutes
What does our black hole look like?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the recent picture of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-May-26 • 51 minutes
Meenu Kumari on quantum chaos
A postdoctoral researcher at Perimeter Institute, Meenu Kumari is an explorer at the edge of quantum science. Her research explores open questions at the meeting points of quantum information, quantum foundations, and quantum matter. In this conversation... (@Perimeter@laurenehayward@Call_me_Colin)
podcast image2022-May-25 • 61 minutes
Cassini’s Dramatic End: A Planetary Radio Reprise
We were there when the spacecraft ended 13 years of exploration and revelation at Saturn. (@exploreplanets@PlanRad)
podcast image2022-May-25 • 19 minutes
Games for Math Learning
Jon Goga, of Brainy Spinach Math, is using the Roblox gaming platform to bring math learning to kids using something they already enjoy. Along the way, he teaches them some techniques that are useful for mathematicians at any level--breaking down and building up a problem. We also discuss the "inchworm" and "grasshopper" styles of learning. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-art-of-mathematics... (@CarolJacobyPhD)
podcast image2022-May-25 • 20 minutes
James Sanders, 451
My guest today is James Sanders, Cloud and Quantum Analyst at 451 research. We spoke about co-locating quantum and classical computers in the data centers, quantum hype, the five tenors of quantum analysts and much more. (@QubitGuy)
podcast image2022-May-25 • 5 minutes
UNAWE Space Scoop - The Curious Case of the Missing Planets Around Gas and Dust Rings
Most if not all newly formed stars have protoplanetary disks of gas & dust circling around them. If you go to Wikipedia’s page on protoplanetary disks: … you’ll see the famous 2014 image of HL Tauri. I remember the day it was made... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-25 • 40 minutes
A Deepening Crisis Forces Physicists to Rethink Structure of Nature's Laws
Physicists are reexamining a longstanding assumption: that big stuff consists of smaller stuff. The post A Deepening Crisis Forces Physicists to Rethink Structure of Nature’s Laws first appeared on Quanta Magazine (@QuantaMagazine)
podcast image2022-May-24 • 37 minutes
830: Who Will Get to Mars First, Black Hole Through Earth, Dinosaurs in Space | Q&A 185
In this week's Questions and Answers show, I explain what James Webb will see when it looks at SgrA*, why black holes happen to be facing towards us, and if asteroid strikes can hurl dinosaurs into space. (@universetoday@fcain)
podcast image2022-May-24 • 14 minutes
Cheap Astronomy - Dear CA #82: Clarifications
That IS the question. - Do we have the ability to measure the exact amount of heat arriving at the Earth from the Sun? Here on Earth, we often talk about light as being what we can see and heat as being what we can feel. But, really any... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-24
Mysteries of the Moon
The Moon is our constant cosmic companion and the only planetary body outside of Earth where humans have set foot. As we prepare to head back to the Moon with the Artemis program, let's take a look at what we know about this wonderful and mysterious natural satellite. (@NASA@PadiBoyd)
podcast image2022-May-24 • 59 minutes
Forensics, DNA, and Identifying Missing Soldiers
How do you identify human remains? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice explore DNA and the task to identify the remains of missing soldiers with biomedical scientist Tim McMahon and forensic anthropologist Franklin Damann. What is the DPAA? NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/forensics... to our Patrons Jon Scherer, Thibault Deckers, Jimmy Jam, Evan Cooper, Barnato, Justin Ross, James Nichols, Lori, Emilie Talles, and Roy Sl... (@neiltyson)
podcast image2022-May-24 • 28 minutes
Living Proof: Anita Layton – one of Canada’s most powerful women
In this episode we meet the irrepressible Anita Layton. As well as leading a busy research team, Anita also spends much of her downtime fostering diversity and mentorships throughout her networks, and is professionally engaged across disciplines as disti... (@plusmathsorg)
podcast image2022-May-24 • 55 minutes
Is the whole Universe spinning?
Daniel and Jorge talk about whether the whole Universe can spin, and whether it is.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. (@DanielandJorge@DanielWhiteson@PHDcomics)
podcast image2022-May-23 • 85 minutes
198 | Nick Lane on Powering Biology
I talk with biochemist Nick Lane about the Krebs cycle, which helps distribute energy through our cells, and its connection to the origin of life. (@seanmcarroll)
podcast image2022-May-23 • 25 minutes
48 - A Wrong Picture Of Cosmology
When cosmology was still an infant science, a daring physicist wrote a theory of the beginning of time. We revisit this theory and see what value we can still glean from it today. (@DanHooperAstro@shalmawegs)
podcast image2022-May-23 • 30 minutes
Astronomy Cast Ep. 643: Sagittarius A*
All the waiting is over, we've finally seen the image of the event horizon from the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way. Different shaped blobs! And a black circle in the middle. What are we looking at? Today we're going to explain... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-22 • 65 minutes
Episode 65: Causality, Time and the Experiment Paradox with Michal Eckstein
Jim talks with Michal Eckstein of the Copernicus Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies about ho... (@_PhysicsFM_@PhysicsMystic)
podcast image2022-May-22 • 71 minutes
Philip Goff: Consciousness and Galileo's Error
Philip Goff is a philosopher and consciousness researcher at Durham University, UK. His research focuses on how to integrate consciousness into a scientific worldview. Goff argues that the traditional approaches of materialism (consciousness explained in terms of physical processes in the brain) and dualism (consciousness is separate from the body and brain) face insuperable difficulties. He therefore defends a form of panpsychism, the view that consciousness is a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of the p... (@Into_Impossible@DrBrianKeating)
podcast image2022-May-22 • 6 minutes
Travelers in the Night Eps. 601 & 602: Phaeton’s Child & Solar Flares
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: - Phaethon and asteroid 2005 UD are closely related. - The... (@planetarysci)
podcast image2022-May-22 • 12 minutes
Star Diary: What’s in the night sky, 23 to 29 May 2022
A run down of all the best things to see in the northern hemisphere's sky from the 23 to 29 May 2022.Transcript Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. (@skyatnightmag)
podcast image2022-May-21 • 81 minutes
Ricardo Hausmann & J. Doyne Farmer on Evolving Technologies & Market Ecologies (EPE 03)
As our world knits together, economic interdependencies change in both shape and nature. Supply chains, finance, labor, technological innovation, and geography interact in puzzling nonlinear ways. Can we step back far enough and see clearly enough to make sense of these interactions? Can we map the landscape of capability across scales? And what insights emerge by layering networks of people, firms, states, markets, regions? We’re all riding a bucking horse; what questions can we ask to make sure that we ca... (@sfiscience@michaelgarfield)
podcast image2022-May-21 • 84 minutes
Deep Astronomy - After the Voyager Probes: What NASA's Next Interstellar Mission May Look Like
NASA is getting ready to decide on whether to embark on its next interstellar mission. It will span over 50 years and travel 1000 AU. The latest report shows a possible launch in the 2030's if NASA gives the go-ahead. Let's meet and talk about... (@planetarysci)