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What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 166 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

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episode 150: Why Don’t Neutrinos Make Any Sense?


How did we discover neutrinos? What don’t they make any sense? Why do they have mass, and how do they change their identities? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-04-20  41m
 
 

episode 149: Is the Universe a Fractal?


Is our universe a fractal? How do we test this? Are there any places in the universe that look like fractals? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-04-06  31m
 
 

episode 148: What’s Outside the Universe?


What is the meaning of the horizon of the universe? Is the Earth in a special place? What’s the “dark flow”? Can this explain dark energy? Why don’t we believe it anymore? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-03-16  35m
 
 

episode 147: What’s the Deal with the Uncertainty Principle?


What are the origins of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle? Is there any way to cheat it? What does this all have to do with waves? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2021-03-02  39m
 
 

episode 146: Astro101 Part 8 - What is the Future of Astronomy?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we’ll have: What does it take to have a career in astronomy? What does a professional astronomer actually do? What can you...


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 2021-02-16  38m
 
 

episode 145: Astro101 Part 7 - What is the Universe?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we’ll have: How did the universe begin? How will it end? What’s going on in here and how did we learn all this? I...


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 2021-02-02  46m
 
 

episode 144: Astro101 Part 6 - What are Galaxies?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we’ll have: What is a galaxy? What does our own galaxy look like? What are the different kinds of galaxies, and how did...


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 2021-01-19  42m
 
 

episode 143: Astro101 Part 5 - What are Neutron Stars, White Dwarfs, and Black Holes?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we’ll have: What is a white dwarf? What is a neutron star? What is a black hole? I discuss these questions and more in...


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 2021-01-05  38m
 
 

episode 142: Astro101 Part 4 - What Happens When Stars Die?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we have: What’s the difference between a “dwarf” and “giant” star? How are stars born? What happens when stars...


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 2020-12-15  34m
 
 

episode 141: Astro101 Part 3 - What is a Star?


It’s time for school! The Astro101 series will cover some of the most important questions in astronomy. In today’s lesson, we’ll have: What are the different kinds of stars? Why does classification in astronomy make no sense? How the heck do we...


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 2020-12-01  35m