Podcasts

New Podcasts: Precession and Acceleration

We've got two new podcasts from the Astronomy Cast team of Dr. Pamela Gay and Fraser Cain: Ep. 313: Precession,…

7 years ago

Podcast: The Inverse-Square Law and Other Strangeness

Why don’t we have insects the size of horses? Why do bubbles form spheres? Why does it take so much…

7 years ago

Podcast: Sound in Space

Shhhh, shhh. You can stop screaming. That’s because nobody can hear you … in space. But why not? How does…

7 years ago

Podcast: Creating a Scienc-y Society

Our modern society depends on science. It impacts the way we eat, work, communicate and play. And yet, most people…

7 years ago

Podcast: Climate Change

When it comes to carbon dioxide, just a little goes a long way to warming the planet. Unfortunately, we’ve been…

7 years ago

Podcast: The Pacific Ring of Fire

The Pacific Ring of Fire wraps around the Pacific Ocean, including countries like Japan, Canada, New Zealand and Chile. And…

7 years ago

Podcast: Accretion Discs

When too much material tries to come together, everything starts to spin and flatten out. You get an accretion disc.…

7 years ago

Podcast: The Spacecraft That Wouldn’t Die

In our previous episode, week we explored the various ways spacecraft can die. But this week, we explore the spacecraft…

7 years ago

Podcast: Equilibrium in Space

So many of the forces in space depend on equilibrium, that point where forces perfectly balance out. It defines the…

7 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…

7 years ago