Astronomy Cast

Take a fact-based journey through the cosmos. Tune in to hear weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosted by Fraser Cain (Universe Today) and Dr. Pamela L. Gay (Planetary Science Institute), this show brings the questions of an avid astronomy lover direct to an astronomer. Together Fraser and Pamela explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us. Astronomy Cast is supported thru patreon.com/AstronomyCast.

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episode 604: Astronomy Cast Ep. 604: Balloon Astronomy


Astronomy Cast Ep. 604: Balloon Astronomy by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay So when you think about the world's observatories, I'm sure you're imagining huge telescopes perched atop mountain peaks or space telescopes like Hubble. But you might be...


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episode 603: Astronomy Cast Ep. 603: New Colors of the Radio Spectrum


Astronomy Cast Ep. 603: New Colors of the Radio Spectrum by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Last week we talked about how new telescopes and techniques are allowing astronomers to explore the shortest wavelengths of light. This week we go to the...


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episode 602: Astronomy Cast Ep. 602: The New Colors of Gamma Rays - Getting Shorter


Astronomy Cast Ep. 602: The New Colors of Gamma Rays - Getting Shorter by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay The Earth's atmosphere protects us from a Universe that is definitely trying to kill us. But it also blocks our view of the entire cosmos, like...


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episode 601: Astronomy Cast Ep. 601: Unexpected Light Pollution


Astronomy Cast Ep. 601: Unexpected Light Pollution by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Day by day we're loosing our connection with the night sky. Already one third of humanity lives in so much light pollution that they can't see the Milky Way without...


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episode 600: Astronomy Cast Ep. 600: Looking Ahead


Today we are gonna gaze into the future of space and astronomy. What upcoming missions & events are we excited about?


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 2021-03-29  26m
 
 

episode 599: Astronomy Cast Ep. 599: Zodiacal Light


Pamela has told us in the most flowery terms about the diffuse dust across the inner solar system left over from the formation of the inner planets. well, it turns out she was wrong. Super wrong. Time to update!


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 2021-03-22  25m
 
 

episode 598: Astronomy Cast Ep. 598: How You Could Overturn Cosmology


Astronomy Cast Ep. 598: How You Could Overturn Cosmology by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay You've probably heard of dark matter and dark energy, but maybe you don't fully understand what they are. Or maybe the idea itself just rubs you the wrong way...


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 2021-03-15  29m
 
 

episode 597: Astronomy Cast Ep. 597: The Expansion of the Universe


Astronomy Cast Ep. 597: The Expansion of the Universe by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay It's been a while since we checked to make sure the Universe was still expanding. Yeah, apparently, that's still a thing. But in the last few years powerful new...


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 2021-03-08  26m
 
 

episode 596: Astronomy Cast Ep. 596: The Universe’s Background Noise


Astronomy Cast Ep. 596: The Universe’s Background Noise by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay You might be familiar with the cosmic microwave background, but that's just one of the background radiations that astronomers look at. Some are well known...


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 2021-03-01  27m
 
 

episode 595: Astronomy Cast Ep. 595: Planet Hunting - Revisited


Astronomy Cast Ep. 595: Planet Hunting - Revisited by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay This is gonna be another one of those evergreen topics where we come back again and again. Finding planets. Every time we talk about this now it seems like we've...


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 2021-02-15  28m