Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

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A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

Episode Date
Special 200th episode!
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What happened in the first 200 microseconds of the Universe? What can you see within 200 light years from Earth? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 11, 2020
Did the XENON experiment just discover a weird axion?
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Recent results from the XENON experiment could be the first hint of something groundbreaking... or it could be nothing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 06, 2020
How did supermassive black holes get so big?
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The gargantuan black holes at the centers of galaxies seem impossibly large. How did they grow so large in the short history of our Universe? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Aug 04, 2020
The Marvelous Mystery of the Muon Magnetic Moment
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Can physicists discover new particles by watching how muons wiggle in magnetic fields? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 30, 2020
Is dark matter hot?
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Scientists don't know what dark matter is, but they know if it's hot (or not!) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 28, 2020
How was the Higgs boson discovered?
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Hear the story of the multi-decade trans-Atlantic rivalry that led to the Higgs boson discovery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 23, 2020
What are quasi-particles
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Daniel and Jorge talk about phonons, magnons, excitons, anyons and explainons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 21, 2020
Can neutrinos explain why we have matter?
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Daniel and Jorge explore how the new DUNE experiment could unravel secrets of neutrins... and the Universe! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 16, 2020
Listener Questions 11: Deep questions about gravity and particles.
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Can gravity waves kill you? Why do we have particles? Can fission power a star? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 14, 2020
Does the Universe need dark matter?
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Is it possible that dark matter doesn't exist? Could it just be a misunderstanding of gravity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 09, 2020
Did NASA discover a parallel Universe?
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The amazing ANITA experiment and the bizarre neutrinos they discovered Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 07, 2020
Do black holes destroy information?
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Daniel and Jorge tackle the paradox of black holes: do they destroy information or store it forever? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jul 02, 2020
What is the axion?
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Why do scientists think there might be a wispy mysterious particle? And why did they give it such a silly name? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 30, 2020
The SF Universe of Alastair Reynolds "Revenger"
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Daniel and Jorge talk about solar sails, artificial planets and black holes! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 25, 2020
What are primordial black holes?
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Could mysterious black holes have been formed in the first second of the Universe? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 23, 2020
Is the impossible drive possible?
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Daniel and Jorge dissect the "EMDrive", explain how it's supposed to work and whether it ever might. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 18, 2020
The long race for the top quark
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Daniel and Jorge talk about the twenty-year race to find the top quark, that came down to the wire. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 16, 2020
Where in the solar system might we find life? (ft. Katie Goldin of Creature Features)
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Katie Goldin, host of the Creature Features pod, visits to talk about what's needed for life and where in the solar system it might be hiding. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 11, 2020
How do you navigate in deep space?
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Daniel and Jorge talk about a potential new GPS: the Galactic Positioning System. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 09, 2020
Can stars eat other stars?
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Can a Thorne-Zytkow object, a neutron star inside another star, actually exist? Did we find one? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 04, 2020
Why are neutrinos so light?
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Daniel and Jorge talk about how the weirdest particle gets its mass Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jun 02, 2020
Can we see the surface of exoplanets?
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Could we build a telescope that let us see what planets around other stars look like? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 28, 2020
What is the real charge of the electron?
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Daniel and Jorge explain how the theory of "Renormalization" tells us that we measure is different from what is real. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 26, 2020
Could Jupiter turn into a star?
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What is the fate of the largest planet in our solar system? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 21, 2020
What are the basic constants of the Universe?
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Daniel and Jorge talk about the numbers that control everything, and the number of those numbers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 19, 2020
Listener Question 10: Particles, stars and universe-sized black holes!
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Daniel and Jorge answer listener questions about the smallest, biggest and cataclysmic-ist things in the Universe! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 14, 2020
Can Dark Matter feel itself
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What happens when DM bumps into DM in the dark? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 12, 2020
How do LEDs work?
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The Nobel-prize winning physics of.... reading lights. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 07, 2020
Should we believe any alien abduction stories?
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Daniel and Jorge talk about how to be skeptical and open minded. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
May 05, 2020
Does Stephen Wolfram's Theory of Everything Work?
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How does Stephen Wolfram's Physics Project work and what have we learned? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 30, 2020
The SF Universe of Sue Burke's "Semiosis"
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Daniel and Jorge talk about what happens when plants can think. Is eating a banana now murder? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 28, 2020
Can planets lose their atmospheres?
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How do planets get atmospheres, and how long do they last? Will Earth one day run out of air? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 23, 2020
What is the Cosmological Constant?
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Was it Einstein's greatest blunder, or smartest prediction? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 21, 2020
How quarks were discovered?
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One day in November 1974 that changed particle physics forever. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 16, 2020
What is the tallest mountain in the solar system?
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Where is the biggest, tallest or widest mountain in the Solar System? Hint: it's not on any planet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 14, 2020
The SF Universe of Mary Robinette Kowal's "The Calculating Stars"
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Daniel and Jorge discuss the book "The Calculating Stars" and interview the author. Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut, 2019 Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award for best novel, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning "Lady Astronaut of Mars." You can find the book here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 09, 2020
Could dark matter be made of quarks?
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Learn about hexaquarks with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 07, 2020
The SF Universe of Becky Chamber's "The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet"
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Daniel interviews Becky Chambers about her book "The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. " Volume 1 of the Wayfarers series which won the Hugo award for best series. You can purchase a copy of the book here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Apr 02, 2020
Listener Questions 9
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 31, 2020
What are virtual particles?
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Discover virtual particles with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 26, 2020
The SF Universe of Blake Crouch's "Recursion"
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Daniel and Jorge discuss the science fiction book "Recursion" by Blake Crouch. Blake comes on for an interview to discuss his thoughts and method. Pickup your own copy of Recursion. It's a thrilling novel! First live stream from Daniel and Jorge airing Friday, March 27th at 10am pst or 1pm est. Streaming at https://www.youtube.com/user/phdcomics Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 24, 2020
How small is an electron?
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Shrink down the the quantum realm with Daniel and Jorge and discover the size of the electron Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 19, 2020
Why is strange matter so strange?
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Find out why strange matter is so strange with daniel and jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 17, 2020
The science fiction universe of "Ancillary Justice"
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In this very special new series of episodes Daniel and Jorge interview famous authors. Today we discuss "Ancillary Justice" the debut novel of the talented Anne Leckie. It's the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke awards. You can find it here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 12, 2020
What is the biggest explosion in the universe
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What is the biggest explosion in the universe that mankind has ever witnessed? Find out with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 10, 2020
Is it possible to move the sun?
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If we needed to move the sun, could we do it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 05, 2020
Is the Universe infinite?
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Is the universe finite or infinite? Article Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Mar 03, 2020
What have we learned from the Spitzer Space Telescope?
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The Spitzer Space Telescope is retiring. What have we learned from it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 27, 2020
Choose your own physics adventure!
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Which of these four physics adventures would you prefer? Visit the Quantum Realm See inside a Black Hole Travel faster than light Meet intelligent aliens Link if you'd like to contribute to the poll. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 25, 2020
Can quantum gravity save physics?
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Daniel and Jorge discuss loop quantum gravity with a special appearance from Bianca Dittrich, a PhD in gravitational physics and an expert in loop quantum gravity and spin foam. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 20, 2020
Listener Questions 8: Can AI understand humor?
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 18, 2020
What causes the biggest explosions in the universe?
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We're taking a deep dive into the subject of supernovas. What causes them? What do we know about them and can they harm us here on earth.? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 13, 2020
Are there planets without a star?
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Do rogue planets exist? Could they support life? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 11, 2020
Can you slow down light?
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The speed of light is constant but is it possible to slow it down? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 06, 2020
What is the great attractor?
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What is the mysterious force that is attracting our galaxy to it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Feb 04, 2020
Can particles travel faster than light?
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Is there any way particles can travel faster than light or is it against the laws of physics? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 30, 2020
4 ways physics could end the world
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What would happen if.... Gravity turned off for 3 seconds The earth started rotating the other way All electrons within 1 light year suddenly disappeared Our sun shut off for 2 weeks Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 28, 2020
Is Betelgeuse about to explode?
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Betelgeuse appears to be dimming. Is it about to explode? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 23, 2020
Why can quarks never be alone?
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Can quarks ever be free? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 21, 2020
Is space filled with junk?
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Is space mostly empty or full of junk? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 16, 2020
Why is the universe inflating?
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Learn about cosmic inflation with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 14, 2020
What will the new space telescope reveal?
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Daniel and Jorge discuss the James Webb Space Telescope Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 09, 2020
Why do some particles die?
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Find out why particles die with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 07, 2020
Is the universe left-handed?
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Why does the universe seem to be left-handed? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jan 02, 2020
Can you destroy a black hole?
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Is it possible to destroy a black hole? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 31, 2019
How does relativity affect our perception of time?
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Find out how relativity affects our perception of time with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 26, 2019
How was antimatter discovered?
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Learn about antimatter with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 24, 2019
What are cosmic strings?
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Learn about cosmic strings with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 19, 2019
What is quantum spacetime foam?
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Learn about quantum spacetime foam with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 17, 2019
Introducing 9 Days in July
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9 Days in July is a new podcast documentary series that explores each of the nine days of the Apollo 11 Mission--day by day--using never-before-heard audio from inside the spacecraft and from the consoles of Mission Control. Join host Brandon Fibbs and stow-away on this first-of-its-kind podcast journey into the stars. Episode One premieres December 12th, with new episodes every Thursday through February 6th. The first episode is now available wherever you get your podcasts. Listen here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 13, 2019
What are magnetic monopoles?
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Learn about magnetic monopoles with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 12, 2019
How fast is the universe blowing up?
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What is the hubble constant? Find out with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 10, 2019
Is there a fifth force of the universe?
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Scientists recently discovered a supposed fifth force of the universe. Is it real and what does it mean for physics? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 05, 2019
Listener Questions 7
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Could you build a real death star? How do black holes begin? Where the heck is Jorge? Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Dec 03, 2019
The mystery of the missing neutrinos
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How did physicists lose trillions of neutrinos?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 28, 2019
Where is the coldest place in the Universe?
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EXTREME UNIVERSE: Where is the coldest place in the Universe? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 26, 2019
Is our solar system weird?
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Is our solar system similar to others or is it unique? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 21, 2019
Who ordered the muon?
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This mysterious particle is part of our Universe, but not part of the atom Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 19, 2019
Can science predict what you will do?
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Does free will really exist? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 14, 2019
Is it possible to send messages faster than light using quantum entanglement?
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With vast distances between habitable planets how will we eventually communicate with aliens? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 12, 2019
Is there weather in space?
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Is space weather something that exists? Can it affect us here on earth. Find out the answer to this and many other questions with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 07, 2019
News from the Solar System
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Listen for up to date news about suprising developments in our solar system. Contest for naming Saturn's newly discovered moon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Nov 05, 2019
Journey to the Beginning of Time (featuring Dan Hooper)
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A conversation with astrophysicist Dan Hooper about his new book, At the Edge of Time Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 31, 2019
What's in the asteroid belt?
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What do we know about the asteroid belt and what can we learn from it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 29, 2019
Does Quantum Mechanics make sense?
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Learn about the concept of quantum mechanics and what our understanding of it is. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 24, 2019
Can we build a warp drive?
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The distance between stars is massive. Can we build a warp drive to allow us to travel between the stars faster? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 22, 2019
How do we know the photon is real?
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What is a photon and how do we know it exists? Particle Physicist Professor Daniel Whiteson explains the photon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oct 17, 2019
Can you imagine a color you've never seen?
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What is color and how do we perceive it? How many colors are there? UCI particle physicist Professor Daniel Whiteson explains the science of colors and answers some listener questions as well.

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Oct 15, 2019
What is the cosmic microwave background?
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Daniel is joined by guest Dr. Crystal Dilworth to discuss the cosmic microwave background.

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Oct 10, 2019
Listener Questions 6
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

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Oct 08, 2019
What are fermi bubbles?
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What do we know about fermi bubbles?

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Oct 03, 2019
How many stars can you see in the night sky with the naked eye?
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How many stars can we see in the sky? Thousands? Billions?

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Oct 01, 2019
What are fast radio bursts and what causes them?
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Learn about the mystery behind fast radio bursts with Daniel and Jorge

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Sep 26, 2019
The shocking mystery of lightning explained
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Learn about lightning with Daniel and Jorge

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Sep 24, 2019
Will the Higgs-Boson destroy the universe?
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Learn how the Higgs-Boson could unravel the universe with Daniel and Jorge

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Sep 19, 2019
How to see pictures of dinosaurs (featuring XKCD creator Randall Munroe)
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Daniel and Jorge are looking into the past with XKCD comic creator Randall Munroe.  You can find his new book "WhatIf?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" here.

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Sep 17, 2019
What is the physics behind skipping stones?
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Find out how skipping stones works today with Daniel and Jorge

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Sep 12, 2019
How do microwaves work?
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Find out how microwaves work with Daniel and Jorge

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Sep 10, 2019
What are Tardigrades?
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How did tardigrades end up on the moon? Today we're joined by special guest Prof. Brian Keating

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Sep 05, 2019
What was the first particle ever discovered? And how was it discovered?
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What does it mean to be first? Join Daniel and Jorge to learn about the first ever particle discovered.

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Sep 03, 2019
Why is half of the moon always hidden?
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Visit the far side of the moon with Daniel and Jorge

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Aug 29, 2019
What is a graviton?
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Join Daniel and Jorge to find out the secrets of the universe.

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Aug 27, 2019
What would happen on earth if the moon disappeared?
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The moon has just been deleted from the simulation. What will happen here on earth?

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Aug 22, 2019
Listener Questions 5
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

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Aug 20, 2019
What would happen if the sun became a black hole?
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Listen to Daniel and Jorge answer a hypothetical question in today's episode

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Aug 15, 2019
What are white holes?
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You've heard of black holes but what are white holes?

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Aug 13, 2019
Take a cruise of the exoplanets
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Put on your stretchy pants and join Daniel and Jorge while they take you a guided cruise of the exoplanets.

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Aug 08, 2019
How old is the earth?
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How do we know the age of the earth?

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Aug 06, 2019
Do aliens exist?
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Today Daniel and Jorge answer questions from Karah and Oz, the hosts of the podcast Sleepwalkers.

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Aug 01, 2019
Can you see an electron or other tiny particles?
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If you were Ant-Man and shrunk to the quantum realm. What would that actually look like?

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Jul 30, 2019
What is the strongest magnet in the universe?
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EXTREME UNIVERSE: What is the strongest magnet in the universe?

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Jul 25, 2019
Why haven't aliens visited us?
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What is the best way to explore the galaxy?

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Jul 23, 2019
What is the Weak Force?
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Find out about the Weak Force on today's podcast with Daniel and Jorge.

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Jul 18, 2019
What is Cold Fusion?
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Will we ever be able to create unlimited energy with cold fusion?

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Jul 16, 2019
How do you make gold?
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Where does gold come from? Can scientists make it?

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Jul 11, 2019
How do MRIs work?
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What is an MRI and how does it work?

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Jul 09, 2019
What is the hexagon on saturn?
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Is it natural or artificial? 

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Jul 04, 2019
What is Quantum Tunneling?
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Hint: It's not tunnels in switzerland.

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Jul 02, 2019
Can you sail on light?
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How can we travel through the universe without running out of fuel? Find out today with Daniel and Jorge.

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Jun 27, 2019
What is the densest thing in the universe?
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EXTREME UNIVERSE! What has the most stuff stuffed into it?

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Jun 25, 2019
What do Quarks taste like?
2675
Quarks have flavor and color but what do they taste and look like? 

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Jun 20, 2019
Listener Questions 4
2696
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

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Jun 18, 2019
What is the brightest thing in the universe?
2605
EXTREME UNIVERSE! (Hint: It's not the sun)

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Jun 13, 2019
Is the Earth round?
2846
How do we know the earth is actually round and not just "global conspiracy?"

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Jun 11, 2019
How can we see Dark Matter?
2995
We know it exists but what is it and how can we see it?

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Jun 06, 2019
Listener Questions 3
2872
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

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Jun 04, 2019
What Is Radiation?
2908
Is it bad or good or spicy or mild?





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May 30, 2019
What Is the Hottest Thing In The Universe?
3071
How hot can it get? Is there an upper limit to temperature? 

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May 28, 2019
What Is A Dyson Sphere?
3027
We're not talking about your vacuum cleaner!

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May 23, 2019
Bad Science Questions
3150
Daniel and Jorge welcome Ethan, host of the Podcast Bad Science, and answer his questions about the universe.

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May 21, 2019
BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye
103
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world— one phone call at a time. On his new podcast, Science Rules!, he tackles the curliest questions on just about anything in the universe. Perhaps you’ve wondered: Should I stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? How often should I really be washing my pillowcase? Can I harvest energy from all those static-electricity shocks I get in the winter? Science Rules! Is out NOW - find it in your favorite podcast app.

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May 17, 2019
What Is Quantum Spin?
2762
Everybody talks about it, but what IS it?

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May 16, 2019
What Is The Emptiest Place In The Universe?
2845
What constitutes a vacuum? Can space ever really be empty?




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May 14, 2019
What's In Jupiter's Great Red Spot?
2669
What is the Eye of Jupiter?

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May 09, 2019
Will A Gamma Ray Burst Kill You?
2994
What are gamma ray bursts, and are they dangerous?

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May 07, 2019
BONUS: Welcome to Sleepwalkers
87
This is Sleepwalkers. With secret labs and expert guests, Oz Woloshyn and Karah Preiss explore the thrill of the AI revolution hands-on, to see how we can stay in control of our future. Sleepwalkers is now available. Listen on Apple Podcasts, the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe here!

For behind the scenes information, check out the Sleepwalkers Instagram.

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May 04, 2019
What's Inside The Earth?
3069
What would happen if you jumped into a hole that went through the center of the Earth and out the other side?

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May 02, 2019
How Does A Bicycle Balance?
2535
We don't understand bicycles!

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Apr 30, 2019
Why Does Time Go Forwards?
2911
Why can't we change the direction of time? What are the past, present and future really? 

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Apr 25, 2019
What Is A Tachyon?
2671
Are Tachyons real or just the stuff of science fiction? Thanks to Prof. Flip Tanedo (UC Riverside) for scientific review. 

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Apr 23, 2019
What is Supersymmetry?
3089
What's so super about this symmetry?

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Apr 18, 2019
Questions From The Zeitgeist (ft The Daily Zeitgeist hosts)
2751
Jack and Miles, hosts of The Daily Zeitgeist, ask Daniel and Jorge their most pressing questions about the universe; Why is the sky blue? Whats a quantum machine gun? How do planets form?

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Apr 16, 2019
What Is A Space Elevator?
3050
Can this actually work?

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Apr 11, 2019
Can You See A Black Hole?
2966
What would a picture of a black hole look like?

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Apr 09, 2019
What Are The Weirdest Stars?
3080
What are neutron stars, pulsars and magnetars?

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Apr 04, 2019
What's Under The Ice On Europa?
2676
This moon of Jupiter has an ENORMOUS ocean. Does anything live in it?

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Apr 02, 2019
What's The Biggest "Thing" in The Universe?
2819
Planets, stars, galaxies, clusters, then what? What defines a "thing" and how big can they get?

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Mar 28, 2019
Listener Questions 2.0
2499
Join Daniel and Jorge as they respond to 4 questions from listeners, just like you!

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Mar 26, 2019
What Is A Superconductor?
2604
How does a super conductor work?








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Mar 21, 2019
What Was Oumuamua?
2608
 What was that strange rock that passed through our solar system in 2017?







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Mar 19, 2019
What Are Quantum Fields?
2378
Quantum Field Theory, explained!

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Mar 14, 2019
What Is Time Dilation?
2514
Why does time slow down when you go fast?

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Mar 12, 2019
Why Do We Have Stars?
2290
Why are there stars and planets and not just smooth matter everywhere?

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Mar 07, 2019
How Does A Laser Work?
2529
What makes a laser a laser? Pew Pew Pew!? Zap Zap Zap!?

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Mar 05, 2019
How Old Is The Universe?
2589
How long has the Universe been cooking, and how do we know?

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Feb 28, 2019
What's At The Center Of The Galaxy?
2722
What's at the center of the Milky Way? How do we know? Can we explain it?

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Feb 26, 2019
Is Anti-Gravity Technology Possible?
2585
Is it possible to negate gravity without using energy?

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Feb 21, 2019
Where Does The Earth's Magnetic Field Come From?
2762
What causes our planet to generate a magnetic field? What is a magnetic field?!?

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Feb 19, 2019
Are Wormholes Real?
2514
Are wormholes a real thing out in space somewhere?

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Feb 14, 2019
What Is Terraforming?
2942
Can we make another planet habitable?

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Feb 12, 2019
What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean?
2944
How do we define Artificial Intelligence? Should we be worried that AI may one day take over Humanity?

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Feb 07, 2019
What Nobel Prizes Have Been Proven Wrong?
2672
Can the top prize in science get it wrong?

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Feb 05, 2019
Is A New Particle Collider Worth $20B?
2662
CERN just released a new report describing the next planned collider and its price! Is it worth it?

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Jan 31, 2019
How Did The Moon Form?
2156
How did the Earth get such a weird, big fluffy moon?

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Jan 29, 2019
What Are Cosmic Rays?
2438
Who or what is shooting crazy high energy particles at us?

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Jan 24, 2019
Is The Multiverse Real?
2294
What is the multiverse and is it real?

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Jan 22, 2019
How Can We Tell The Distance To Stars?
2244
How can we measure the distance to stars?

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Jan 17, 2019
What Is The Most Important Invention In Human History? (ft. Ryan North)
2476
We discuss the most fundamentally important inventions in human history. Featuring Ryan North.

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Jan 15, 2019
Listener Questions
2362
We answer questions from listeners! The speed of light, the center of the universe and lasers!

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Jan 10, 2019
What Is A Quantum Computer?
2577
What is a quantum computer and how does it work?

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Jan 08, 2019
What Happens When Galaxies Collide?
2442
Will our lives be affected when the Milky Way collides with Andromeda?

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Jan 03, 2019
Why Is Gravity So Weird?
2541
Why is gravity so much weaker than the other forces?

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Jan 01, 2019
Is the Universe pixelated?
2496
Is there a shortest possible distance? Or can you cut space in half forever?

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Dec 27, 2018
Are there other Earths out there?
2404
How many liveable planets are out there, and can we reach them?

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Dec 25, 2018
Was/Is There Life On Mars?
2544
What do we know about life on Mars?

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Dec 20, 2018
What Is String Theory?
2407
We've all heard of it, but nobody really knows...

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Dec 18, 2018
Will Physics Ever Explain Everything?
2347
What is a "Theory of Everything" and how close are we to discovering it?

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Dec 13, 2018
What Is A Dimension And How Many Are There?
2308
What's the real meaning of a dimension? Are there more than 3?

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Dec 11, 2018
What is a Neutrino?
2194
Explaining the weirdest little particle ever found

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Dec 06, 2018
How Does a Nuclear Bomb Work?
2514
What would you need to build your own nuke?

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Dec 04, 2018
Is Teleportation Possible?
2315
Can we really change locations without traveling through space?




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Nov 29, 2018
Is the Universe Random?
2559
If you repeat the same experiment, do you get the same outcome?

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Nov 27, 2018
Where Did Earth's Water Come From?
2157
Young Earth was hot and dry. Where did the oceans come from?

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Nov 22, 2018
The Baby Universe (ft. Katie Mack)
2511
What did the Universe look like as a baby? How do we know? Join Daniel and Jorge as they talk with Katie Mack about the early universe, and what they all looked like as babies.

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Nov 20, 2018
Can We Travel Faster Than Light?
2416
Why can't we travel faster than light? Can we ever reach the stars?

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Nov 15, 2018
Is Light a Particle or a Wave?
2509
What is light made of? A particle, a wave, both, neither? Little puppies?




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Nov 13, 2018
Are there Aliens?
2163
Are we the only life in the Universe? What are scientists doing to find out?

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Nov 08, 2018
Is Anti-Matter a Real thing?
2285
Is anti-matter real or science fiction? Is it dangerous, or delicious?

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Nov 06, 2018
How will the Universe die?
2149
How long will the Universe last, and what are the possible fates?

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Nov 01, 2018
What is making the Universe explode?
2281
How we learned that something is tearing the Universe apart, and what it might mean.

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Oct 30, 2018
Will an Asteroid Kill You?
2506
Could humans go the way of the dinosaurs: extinction by space rock?

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Oct 25, 2018
What's Inside a Black Hole?
1827
What is a black hole, and what would it be like to fall into one?

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Oct 23, 2018
How Big is the Universe?
1674
Does the Universe go on forever, or have an end? What shape is it?

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Oct 18, 2018
What is Dark Matter?
1776
How dark matter was discovered, and what it might be

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Oct 16, 2018
What is everything made of?
2214
What's the smallest piece of matter? Is there one? 

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Oct 11, 2018
What are Gravitational Waves?
2241
What does it mean for gravity to make waves? How do we see them?

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Oct 09, 2018
When will the Sun explode?
1635
How long can we enjoy the sunshine before we need a new star?

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Oct 04, 2018
Is Time Travel Possible?
2015
Do any science fiction movies get time-travel right? Will it ever be possible?

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Oct 02, 2018
What came before the Big Bang?
1884
What could have caused the Big Bang, and what came before it?

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Sep 27, 2018
Are we Living in a Simulation?
2278
How can we tell if what we see is real or simulated? Does it matter?

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Sep 25, 2018
Is the Higgs Boson useful?
2250
What is the Higgs Boson and why do we care?

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Sep 25, 2018
Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe: Trailer
110
Daniel & Jorge discuss some of the simple but profound questions about existence, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

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Sep 18, 2018