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.iheart.com/podcast/105-daniel-and-jorge-explain-t-29862087/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 320 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 2 hours 40 minutes

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Why is the three-body problem so hard?


Daniel and Jorge talk about why something so simple is one of the oldest and hardest problems in physics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-08-12  55m
 
 

How many stars can a solar system have?


Daniel and Jorge talk about binary star systems, trinary star systems and totally bonkers star systems with even more stars! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-08-10  55m
 
 

Listener Questions 16: pictures from space, antimatter stars and Jupiter-eating aliens!


Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Have questions? Send them to questions@danielandjorge.com


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 2021-08-05  54m
 
 

Can we use the galaxy as a gravitational wave detector?


Daniel explains how pulsars can be used as a galaxy-sized physics experiment.


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 2021-08-03  51m
 
 

How does a plasma thruster work?


Will a plasma-based spaceship engine let humanity zoom between planets?


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 2021-07-29  53m
 
 

Can you outrun a flash of light?


Daniel and Jorge talk about whether its possible to outrun the fastest thing in the Universe Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-27  54m
 
 

How were pulsars discovered?


Daniel recounts the story of how pulsars were discovered and what they tell us about the death of stars. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-22  54m
 
 

The SF Universe of Cadwell Turnbull's "The Lesson"


Daniel and Jorge talk about the connections between science and art and discuss the science and politics of Cadwell Turnbull's "The Lesson" Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-20  1h12m
 
 

What's the cosmic gravitational background?


Daniel and Jorge explain how we might be able to listen to a new kind of gravitational hiss and what secrets it could reveal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-15  59m
 
 

What do the Navy UFO videos really mean?


Daniel talks to Mick West, expert UFO-video analyzer, to understand what we are seeing in the Navy UFO videos. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-13  1h25m