Walkabout the Galaxy

Volcanoes on ancient Earth and not-so-ancient Venus are the main topics for the astroquarks, with planetary trivia, and a giant gassy wave moving through the Milky Way. Catch up on all the different types of numbers, from imaginary to prime, and all the space news  and climate updates on this episode of Walkabout the Galaxy. Check out YouTube for the gas-wave shimmy.

Direct download: Episode182_011720_Edit2.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 5:33pm EST

The astroquarks explore our origins with from the ancient fossil Lucy to the upcoming asteroid mission of the same name. They then head for the stars, including a nearby one with a potentially habitable planet, and re-examine the case for dark energy. You're not going to want to miss this one, for the science, the trivia, and a special sponsor message. 

Direct download: Lucy_TESS_and_the_Dark_Energy_Mess.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

The title has nothing to do with the episode except what could be more fundamental than simply measuring how far away something is? The astroquarks tackle this deceptively complex question on cosmological scales as well as the origins of meteor showers and archeoastronomy of ancient aurorae. 

Direct download: HashtagFundamental.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 6:32pm EST

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