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 609: Astronomy Cast Ep. 609: Volcanos With Benefits: Lava Tubes, Hydro Thermal Vents & More


Volcanos can be some of the worst natural disasters that we can experience here on Earth. But life wouldn't even exist without them. So, what are volcanos good for anyway?


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episode 608: Astronomy Cast Ep. 608: NASA Perseverance, The First 100 Days


Astronomy Cast Ep. 608: NASA Perseverance, The First 100 Days by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay As you all know, Pamela refuses to talk about any missions which aren't actually doing science. Well, Perseverance has crossed the line, from fantasy to...


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episode 607: Astronomy Cast Ep. 607: InSight and Earthquakes


Mars is cold and dead today, but the massive volcanoes tell us what the planet used to be like, millions and even billions of years ago. But how volcanically active is the planet today? That's what NASA's Mars InSight lander is there to figure out.


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episode 606: Astronomy Cast Ep. 606 - Time Dilation: Skipping Thru Time


Astronomy Cast Ep. 606 - Time Dilation: Skipping Thru Time by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Have you ever wanted to be a time traveler? Well, good news! You're time traveling right now. Into the future at one second per second. Taking too long?...


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episode 605: Astronomy Cast Ep. 605: Sounding Rockets


Last week we talked about balloon-based astronomy. This week we're gonna talk about putting telescopes on rockets and making observations mid flight. Welcome to the wild world of sounding rockets.


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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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 2021-05-10  26m
 
 

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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 2021-05-03  25m
 
 

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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 2021-04-26  24m
 
 

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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 2021-04-19  26m
 
 

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