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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 165 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 23 hours 15 minutes

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AaS! 16: How do spiral galaxies form?


How do spiral galaxies form? How do galaxies form in the first place, anyway? What’s so special about spirals that make them look so cool? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Follow all the show updates at . Keep...


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 2015-09-15  35m
 
 

AaS! 15: Will we colonize Mars?


Will we ever actually colonize Mars? Why is it so hard to get to space? What are the challenges specific to Mars? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Follow all the show updates at . Keep those questions about space,...


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 2015-09-01  45m
 
 

AaS! 14: What is spacetime? (Part 2)


How are space and time related? How long would it take to travel the Milky Way? What other tricks can you play with Special Relativity? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Follow all the show updates at . Keep those...


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 2015-08-18  35m
 
 

AaS! 14: What is spacetime? (Part 1)


What is spacetime? What was the breakthrough idea that led Einstein to develop Special Relativity? Who was right: Newton or Maxwell? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Follow all the show updates at . Keep those questions...


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 2015-08-04  40m
 
 

AaS! 13: What the heck is a magnetar?


What’s the difference between a neutron star and a magnetar? How do you make a neutron star? How do they get so magnetic? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about space, science, astronomy,...


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 2015-07-21  32m
 
 

AaS! 12: Is life possible around binary stars?


Is Tatooine from Star Wars possible? What kind of binary stars are allowed? What would life be like around binary stars? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about space, science, astronomy, astrophysics,...


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 2015-07-07  34m
 
 

AaS! 011: What do we do in space?


What kind of experiments do we do in space? Why do we even bother? Is there any benefit to having telescopes in orbit instead of on the ground? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about space, science,...


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 2015-06-16  39m
 
 

AaS! 010: How do black holes form?


How do black holes form? Why are there only two sizes (Small and Big Gulp)? How do we know black holes exist, and what purpose do they serve in the universe? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about...


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 2015-06-02  40m
 
 

AaS! 009: How big is the universe?


How big is the universe? What’s outside the universe, and what are we expanding into? Can it even be put into words? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about space, science, astronomy,...


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 2015-05-19  39m
 
 

AaS! 008: Will a comet kill us all?


What are the chances of a comet hitting the earth? What other stuff can fall from space? What would the effects be, and how much do we need to worry? I discuss these questions and more in today's Ask a Spaceman! Keep those questions about space,...


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 2015-05-05  38m