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episode 139: Astro101 Part 1 - Why bother with 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: Why did people used to study astronomy? Why do they continue to study astronomy? What’s the deal with all...


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 2020-11-03  35m
 
 

episode 138: Could the "emdrive" really work?


What does the “emdrive” claim to do? How does it violate almost all of known physics? What were the problems with the experiments? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-10-20  33m
 
 

episode 137: What's really at the center of a black hole?


What can possibly replace the singularity? What are Planck stars and Gravastars? What’s it like to fall into a rotating black hole? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-10-06  32m
 
 

episode 136: Can planets survive the death of their star?


When stars die, do their planets die too? What can possibly survive after a supernova explosion? How will the death of the sun affect our solar system? Can zombie planets rise from the dead? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a...


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 2020-09-15  30m
 
 

episode 135: Why Aren't There More Black Physicists?


What are the accomplishments of black astronomers and physicists? Why does diversity remain so low in higher education, especially physics? What can we do to prevent bias and discrimination? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a...


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 2020-09-01  30m
 
 

episode 134: Is there a fifth force of nature?


Are there more than four forces of nature? Is dark matter connected to dark energy? What the heck are dark photons? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-08-18  31m
 
 

episode 133: How do we know the Earth is curved?


Why do people believe the Earth is flat? How do we know it’s curved? Is a debate even worth it? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-08-04  32m
 
 

episode 132: What did Einstein get wrong?


Was Einstein ever wrong? How did he miss out on a major prediction for the universe? What was his major beef with quantum mechanics? How did he go from quantum believer to quantum hater? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-07-21  35m
 
 

episode 131: What's so cool about the TRAPPIST-1 system?


Why is the TRAPPIST-1 system so fascinating? Is it really habitable? How are we figuring all this out? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-07-07  33m
 
 

episode 130: What's the most amazing thing about the universe?


What blows me away about the universe? How is it all connected? How does universality give physics the power to explain everything? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!


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 2020-06-16  25m