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Podcast Profile: Astronomy (Audio)

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50 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 42 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

UCTV programs explore astronomy, the physical universe and other space related topics with University of California faculty and experts from around the world.


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Space exploration research • Stem cell studies in microgravity • Health effects of space flight • Technological innovations for space and Earth • Astrophysics discoveries • Cosmic phenomena analysis • Space missions and equipment

This podcast, titled "Astronomy (Audio)," delves into an array of topics centered on space exploration and scientific research conducted in the extraterrestrial environment. The episodes fuse the realms of astronomy and health sciences, often featuring expert discussions on the impacts of space on human physiology and the potential for medical advancements derived from space-based studies. A recurring theme is the investigation of stem cells in space, highlighting their use in expediting medical breakthroughs, accelerating aging processes, and understanding neuroprotective agents for conditions such as Alzheimer's and ALS.

The podcast frequently explores the implications of the space environment on biological and physiological systems, discussing the peculiar changes that occur due to microgravity and cosmic radiation. Aging in space, alterations in immune and skeletal systems, and the effects on cognitive performance are routinely examined to draw parallels and potential applications for terrestrial health improvements. The podcast also touches on technological and collaborative advancements, focusing on the development of novel experimental methodologies and the democratization of space research.

Furthermore, episodes span broader astronomical topics, including cosmic phenomena such as gravitational waves, neutron star mergers, and the mysteries of dark energy. From interviews with acclaimed scientists to in-depth analyses of historic missions, the content provides an expansive view of both current research and theoretical explorations. Notably, episodes often feature esteemed figures in science and technology, offering insights into their work and contributions, from mapping the universe to innovating life-saving medical devices. Throughout, the podcast maintains a balanced approach, reflecting on the scientific, medical, and technological intersections of space exploration, aiming to inform and engage listeners with the cutting-edge developments shaping our understanding of the universe and its influence on human life.


Episodes:
A Closer Look at...Stem Cells in Space
2024-Jun-03
59 minutes
Stem Cells and Science in Space - Medicine Informing Novel Discoveries (MIND)
2024-May-04
53 minutes
Stem Cells and Space: Global Astrobiotechnology Hub
2024-Apr-26
54 minutes
Stem Cells and Space - Sanford Stem Cell Symposium 2023
2023-Dec-09
55 minutes
A Life in Space with Peggy Whitson - Sanford Stem Cell Symposium 2023
2023-Nov-06
39 minutes
Bruno Latour - 2021 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy How to React to a Change in Cosmology
2022-Apr-06
57 minutes
Stem Cells and Space - Sanford Stem Cell Symposium
2022-Feb-07
26 minutes
Aging of the Immune System in Space
2021-May-22
21 minutes
Space: The Spinal Frontier
2021-May-15
25 minutes
Effect of Spaceflight on the Skeleton
2021-May-14
35 minutes
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon: Technology Issues in Human Spaceflight
2021-May-14
45 minutes
Impact of Deep Space Radiation on Cognitive Performance: From Biological Sex to Biomarkers to Countermeasures
2021-Apr-23
27 minutes
Science in Space to Benefit Life on Earth
2021-Apr-19
25 minutes
A True Wilderness: Working at an Altitude of 400000 Meters
2021-Apr-08
33 minutes
James Gunn - 2019 Kyoto Laureate in Basic Sciences - Lecture and Conversation
2021-Apr-03
87 minutes
Tissue Engineering in Space
2021-Mar-30
83 minutes
Space Health: Earth’s Analog for Remote Medicine
2021-Mar-12
85 minutes
Solar Probe Touches the Sun
2021-Feb-08
3 minutes
Dark Threads of the Cosmic Web Revealed
2021-Feb-06
1 minute
Return to Apollo: Geologic Evolution of a Young Moon
2020-Apr-05
59 minutes
Health in Space: Developing New Tools for the Trip to Mars
2020-Apr-05
37 minutes
Planetary Defense: Avoiding a Cosmic Catastrophe
2020-Apr-04
49 minutes
Additive Rocket Corporation - Into the Impossible (Audio Podcast)
2019-Oct-21
26 minutes
How a Year in Space Affects the Human Body with Dr. Michael G. Ziegler -- Osher UC San Diego
2019-Sep-09
54 minutes
Losing the Nobel Prize with Brian Keating
2018-May-21
54 minutes
Origins of Universe's Gold Discovered in Neutron Star Mergers
2018-Mar-12
2 minutes
Twins in Space: The Effects of Space Travel on Humans - Research on Aging
2017-Sep-14
57 minutes
Building Rockets Building Careers with Andy Kieatiwong
2017-Jun-13
16 minutes
On Beyond: Space Dust Exploring Nanomaterials Fire Drought and Ecosystems Oak Tree Ecosystems California Agricultural Legacy
2016-Apr-06
29 minutes
Space Dust
2016-Feb-01
5 minutes
The Future of Space Exploration -- Up Next: Perspectives on the Future of Everything
2015-Dec-07
28 minutes
Searching for Dark Energy
2015-Jun-18
10 minutes
The Future of Electron Microscopy
2015-Jun-14
6 minutes
Cosmochemistry Can Save Lives with Morgan Nunn Martinez -- UC San Diego Founders’ Symposium 2013
2015-Mar-18
12 minutes
The Physics of Free Will with Brian Keating -- Degrees of Freedom
2015-Mar-09
59 minutes
The Theory of Everything - Script to Screen
2015-Feb-02
45 minutes
Eight Big Ideas 2013 - Science at the Theater
2014-Nov-17
89 minutes
Data Computation and the Fate of the Universe
2014-Oct-20
79 minutes
Medical Radar: Next Generation Life Saving Medical Devices
2014-Jan-13
49 minutes
The Extreme X-Ray Universe: Discovery Science with NASA's NuSTAR Mission
2013-Dec-23
48 minutes
Seven Big Ideas - Science at the Theater
2013-Sep-09
86 minutes
The Future of Human Space Exploration
2013-Aug-14
58 minutes
The Cosmic Search for Dark Energy - David Schlegel - Seven Big Ideas
2013-Aug-12
7 minutes
Onward California: The Rover Curiosity
2013-Jun-24
2 minutes
Onward California: An Incredibly Hostile Universe
2013-Apr-29
2 minutes
Onward California: The Cutting Edge Since 1888
2013-Mar-22
1 minute
The Gamma-Ray Spectrometer at Mercury: A Seven Year Journey to the Innermost Planet
2013-Mar-18
57 minutes
Exploring the Universe from the South Pole
2012-Oct-08
82 minutes
Extreme Science
2012-May-21
89 minutes
Solar Science is Elementary - Using Eye on the Sky in Your K-4 Classroom
2012-Apr-15
4 minutes