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.

http://www.astronomycast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 1515 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 32 days 22 hours 11 minutes

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episode 666: Astronomy Cast Ep. 666: Solar System References to the Underworld


  Sign up through to make a difference in the climate crisis, and Wren will plant 10 extra trees in your name!   Streamed live on Jan 17, 2023. Well, we did it. We made it to episode 666, an auspicious number to be sure. What can we do to...


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episode 665: Astronomy Cast Ep. 665: The Age of Reionization


Astronomy Cast Ep. 665: The Age of Reionization by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation tells us so much about the Universe. After that era, the Universe went dark. Then, as gas pulled together into the first...


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episode 664: Astronomy Cast Ep. 664: The First Stars


Astronomy Cast Ep. 664: The First Stars by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay This show is sponsored by BetterHelp.  Visit today to get 10% off your first month.   The Sun is a third-generation star, polluted with metals from long-dead suns....


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episode 663: Astronomy Cast Ep. 663: End of Year Observing Events


Astronomy Cast Ep. 663: End of Year Observing Events by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay We generally save our stargazing suggestions for the summer, when it’s warmer in the northern hemisphere. But you’re tough, you can handle a little cold. And...


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 2022-12-19  28m
 
 

episode 662: Astronomy Cast Ep. 662 - Looking Ahead at New and Recycled Missions


Astronomy Cast Ep. 662 - Looking Ahead at New and Recycled Missions by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Last week we talked about the missions we’re saying goodbye to. This week, we’re going to talk about some upcoming missions to say hello to....


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 2022-12-12  29m
 
 

episode 661: Astronomy Cast Ep. 661: Looking Back on the Missions That Ended


Astronomy Cast Ep. 661: Looking Back on the Missions That Ended by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay It’s always sad to say goodbye, but when we send our robotic emissaries out into the cosmos, it’s just a matter of time before they shut down....


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 2022-12-05  30m
 
 

episode 660: Astronomy Cast Ep. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies


Astronomy Cast Ep. 660: Runaway! Runaway! Escaping Stars, Planets & Small Bodies by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Moons orbit planets, planets orbit stars, stars orbit within galaxies. It’s orbits all the way down. But occasionally objects...


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 2022-11-28  27m
 
 

episode 659: Astronomy Cast Ep. 659: Clear Skies, Bright Satellites


Astronomy Cast Ep. 659: Clear Skies, Bright Satellites by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live on Nov 8, 2022. Light pollution is big problem and it’s only getting worse. Not just near cities, but everywhere thanks to increased satellite...


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 2022-11-14  33m
 
 

episode 658: Astronomy Cast Ep. 658: Space Exploration Horror Stories


Astronomy Cast Ep. 658: Space Exploration Horror Stories by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Streamed live on Oct 31, 2022. We’re recording this episode on Halloween, so how could we resist but take advantage of this opportunity. Space is already...


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 2022-11-07  30m
 
 

episode 657: Astronomy Cast Ep. 657: Astronomical Naming Schemes


Astronomy Cast Ep. 657: Astronomical Naming Schemes by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Space is a big place, with lots of galaxies, stars, planets, moons, and that means a lot of names. So how do astronomers name stuff, like comets, asteroids,...


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 2022-10-17  34m