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Ep. 524: Judging Age & Origins, part 3 – Beyond Our System

We learned how to figure out the ages of objects in the Solar System, now we push out into the…

11 months ago

Ep. 523: Judging Age & Origins, Pt. 2 Across the Solar System

Today we push our aging curiosity out into the Solar System to ask that simple question: how old is it…

11 months ago

Astronomy Cast Bonus Episode: Dust with Dr. Paul Sutter

Download MP3 Recorded during the Astrotour to Costa Rica, Fraser talks to Dr. Paul Matt Sutter about the nature of…

11 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 522: Judging Age & Origins, part 1 – Earth Rocks

People always want to know how old everything is. And more specifically, they want to know how we know how…

11 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 521: The Deep Space Network

We always focus on the missions, but there's an important glue that holds the whole system together. The Deep Space…

12 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 520: Transients: What They Are and Why They Matter Part 2

This is our second episode in a two part series where we look at Transients in astronomy. In last week's…

12 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 519: Transients: What They Are and Why They Matter

Astronomers have found that sometimes the Universe changes. Things move, things explode, things get brighter or dimmer. In fact, knowing…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 518: When the Universe tried to Declare War

We always say the Universe is trying to kill us. But there was this one time, when the Universe used…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 517: Fritz Zwicky and the Zwicky Transient Facility

One of the most influential astronomers in the 20th Century was Fritz Zwicky. He had his hand in the discovery…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 516: Polar Vortices

It's cold right now. Okay, fine, here on Vancouver Island, it's actually pretty warm. But for the rest of Canada…

1 year ago