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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 168 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

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episode 162: What the Heck are Gamma Ray Bursts?


What are the different kinds of gamma ray bursts? What powers them? What do we still have to understand about them? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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episode 161: Is There a Crisis in Cosmology? RELOADED


Is there more to say about the “crisis in cosmology”? What are the fundamental disagreements? Is there any way out of this mess? Why am I talking about it again? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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   40m
 
 

episode 160: What’s the Best Way to Search for Life?


What kind of signals are we searching for from aliens? What are technosignatures and biosignatures? How are we looking for non-intelligent life? Is there any hope of finding life in our own solar system? I discuss these questions and more in today’s...


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 2021-09-21  43m
 
 

episode 159: Why Should We Geek Out Over Maxwell?


Why is James Clerk Maxwell so dang awesome? How was he able to unify the forces of electricity and magnetism? Why was his work so revolutionary? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-09-07  40m
 
 

episode 158: What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 2)


Part 2 of 2! How did the observation of a kilonova change astronomy? How did that one observation kill off alternate models of gravity? What’s in store for the future of gravitational waves? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a...


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 2021-08-17  42m
 
 

episode 157: What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 1)


Part 1! What are gravitational waves? What makes them? How can we detect them here on Earth, and why is it a big deal? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-08-03  45m
 
 

episode 156: What are Asteroids Good For?


What are the different kinds of asteroids? What are they made of? How can we send missions to capture them, and what will we do once we get one? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-07-20  39m
 
 

episode 155: Who’s Going To Clean Up All That Space Junk?


How did so much junk get up in space? How can we clean it up? How is it making light pollution worse? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-07-06  38m
 
 

episode 154: Is There REALLY a Crisis in Cosmology?


How do we measure the age of the universe? Why are different methods giving different results? How do we solve this problem? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-06-15  37m
 
 

episode 153: What is a Black Hole Firewall, and Do They Really Exist??


What is a black hole firewall? How does it solve some paradoxes when it comes to black holes? Do the firewalls actually exist? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-06-01  38m