Podcasts

Podcast: Death of a Spacecraft

In the end, everything dies, even plucky space robots. Today we examine the last days of a series of missions.…

8 years ago

Podcast: Planetary Motions in the Sky

Even the ancient astronomers knew there was something different about the planets. Unlike the rest of the stars, the planets…

8 years ago

New Podcast Series: Space Stations

Sometimes a trilogy needs four parts! The Astronomy Cast team of Fraser Cain and Pamela Gay have taken a look…

9 years ago

Podcast: The Arecibo Observatory

The mighty Arecibo Radio Observatory is one of the most powerful radio telescopes ever built – it’s certainly the larger…

9 years ago

Enjoy Several New Podcasts at Astronomy Cast

Astronomy Cast has recently uploaded several new podcasts, and while we normally post them separately here on Universe Today, since…

9 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 282: Seasons

Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. These are the seasons we experience here on Earth as our planet completes an orbit…

9 years ago

Podcast: Explosions in Space

We’ve all seen the classic science fiction space explosions, full of flames and loud sounds. Beautiful on the screen but,…

9 years ago

Podcast: Cosmological Constant

In order to allow for a static Universe, Albert Einstein introduced the concept of the Cosmological Constant Lambda to make…

9 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 279: The Hubble Constant

When Edwin Hubble observed that distant galaxies are speeding away from us in all directions, he discovered the reality that…

9 years ago

Podcast: Orbit

When an object is orbiting the Earth, it’s really falling. The trick, described in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,…

9 years ago