Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

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.... Show More

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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.?

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February 11, 2020 46 min

Do rogue planets exist? Could they support life?

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February 6, 2020 47 min

The speed of light is constant but is it possible to slow it down?

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February 4, 2020 47 min

What is the mysterious force that is attracting our galaxy to it?

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January 30, 2020 45 min

Is there any way particles can travel faster than light or is it against the laws of physics?

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January 28, 2020 55 min

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
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    January 23, 2020 51 min

    Betelgeuse appears to be dimming. Is it about to explode?

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    January 21, 2020 52 min

    Can quarks ever be free?

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    January 16, 2020 48 min

    Is space mostly empty or full of junk?

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    January 14, 2020 56 min

    Learn about cosmic inflation with Daniel and Jorge

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    Daniel and Jorge discuss the James Webb Space Telescope

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    January 7, 2020 50 min

    Find out why particles die with Daniel and Jorge

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    January 2, 2020 49 min

    Why does the universe seem to be left-handed?

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    December 31, 2019 54 min

    Is it possible to destroy a black hole?

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    Find out how relativity affects our perception of time with Daniel and Jorge

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    December 24, 2019 50 min

    Learn about antimatter with Daniel and Jorge

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    December 19, 2019 50 min

    Learn about cosmic strings with Daniel and Jorge.

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    December 17, 2019 45 min

    Learn about quantum spacetime foam with Daniel and Jorge

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    December 12, 2019 46 min

    Learn about magnetic monopoles with Daniel and Jorge

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