Tag: astronomy cast
Oct 3rd: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy

Sep 12th: Artemis & The Decline of Single Use Rockets

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On the day that we’re recording this, NASA’s Space Launch System is about to blast off. But everyone is expecting it’ll be delayed to October. When it does launch, it’ll be the most powerful rocket on Earth. Well, until Starship blasts off. So are we about to see the end of single-use rockets and enter the era of reusable rocketry?

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Oct 3rd: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy

Aug 22nd: The End of the Solar System

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It’s time for some sadness. It’s time for a grim look to see what the future holds for the Universe. This week we stay close to home and consider the end of humanity, the Earth, the Sun, and the entire Solar System. Next week we’ll extend out to the very end of the Universe.

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Oct 3rd: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy

Aug 15th: Enrico Fermi

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Today’s episode of Astronomy Cast is about another famous physicist: Enrico Fermi. We’ve already taken a look at one of Fermi’s most famous ideas, the Fermi Paradox – or, where are all the aliens? But let’s meet the man behind the ideas, the namesake for the new Fermi mission.

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Oct 3rd: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy

Aug 8th: Future Civilizations

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Let’s assume that humans survive the next few hundred years without destroying ourselves, or the planet, and we actually become a space faring civilization. What kinds of challenges will we face, and what projects will we build to expand ourselves out into the Solar System and eventually the galaxy. You just need to think big.

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Oct 3rd: The Side Effects Of Clean Energy

Aug 1st: Multiverses

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What if our Universe was just one in an infinite number of parallel universes; a possible outcome from the specific predictions of quantum mechanics. The idea of multiple universes is common in science fiction, but is there any actual science to back this theory up?

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