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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Is infinity real or just mathematical?


Daniel and guest host Katie Goldin search for examples of infinity in the Universe. Does it only exist in our minds? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-08  1h3m
 
 

How many moons does the Earth have?


Daniel and guest host Kelly Weinersmith count the number of moons orbiting the Earth! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-06  1h2m
 
 

Listener Questions: photon information, simulated Universes and Daniel's fantasy science budget


Daniel answers questions from real listeners like you. Submit your questions to questions@danielandjorge.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-07-01  55m
 
 

The SF Universe of Essa Hansen's novel "Nophek Gloss"


Daniel and Jorge break down the science in the science fiction novel "Nophek Gloss" by debut author Essa Hansen. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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 2021-06-29  1h5m
 
 

Is it possible to have a two-dimensional object?


Daniel and Jorge slice the Universe infinitely thin and talk about the theory and practice of 2D materials


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 2021-06-24  59m
 
 

Are there stars made of dark matter?


Daniel and Jorge talk about what it takes to make a star and whether dark matter could pull it off


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 2021-06-22  53m
 
 

Where are all the medium-sized black holes?


Daniel and Jorge search for the missing black holes that are not too small or too big, but right in the middle!


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 2021-06-17  54m
 
 

How was the cosmic microwave background discovered?


Daniel and Jorge go through the crazy story of missed opportunties, accidental observations that led to one of the greatest science discoveries of all time.


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 2021-06-15  56m
 
 

How many Higgs bosons are there?


Daniel and Jorge explain why our Universe might have more than just one Higgs boson, and what they should be called.


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 2021-06-10  54m
 
 

Where did the Earth's atmosphere come from?


Daniel and Jorge explain where the air you breathe came from, and whether there's hope for deep breaths on exoplanets.


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 2021-06-08  56m