Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

https://www.danielandjorge.com/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 232 Folge(n) erschienen.
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What's it like to fall into a black hole?


Take a cosmic field trip with Daniel and Jorge, as they guide you on a thought experiment into the heart of the most mysterious objects in the Universe.


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Listener Questions 13: Space water, wormhole colliders and boxes of dark matter


Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Submit yours, to questions@danielandjorge.com


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   47m
 
 

The SF Universe of Max Barry


In Max Barry's new novel "Providence", humanity runs into aliens. It doesn't go well.


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   55m
 
 

What's the Oldest Thing in the Universe?


Daniel and Jorge talk about the age of stars, galaxies, black holes and more!


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   49m
 
 

The surprising shape of the Milky Way


How do we know the shape of our galaxy, since we're stuck in the middle of it?


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   49m
 
 

How to land a robot on an asteroid


NASA sent Osiris-Rex to scoop a cup of dirt from an asteroid ... using a pogo stick!


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   46m
 
 

The mysterious sources of the Van Allen radiation belts


Daniel and Jorge talk about the strange belts of particles surrounding the Earth, and the South Atlantic Anomaly


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   52m
 
 

What if the Earth Stopped Spinning


What makes planets spin, and what would happen if they stopped?


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   55m
 
 

The Quantum Physics of Solar Panels


Daniel and Jorge break down the physics and engineering behind solar panels


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   46m
 
 

A discounted dark matter discovery


Why do particle physicists discount the beautiful signal of dark matter from the DAMA experiment?


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 2020-10-22  46m