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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November 14, 2019 50 min

Does free will really exist? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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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

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November 7, 2019 40 min

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

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November 5, 2019 43 min

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

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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

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October 28, 2019 32 min

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

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October 23, 2019 44 min

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

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October 21, 2019 39 min

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

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October 16, 2019 32 min

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

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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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Daniel is joined by guest Dr. Crystal Dilworth to discuss the cosmic microwave background. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 7, 2019 33 min

Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 2, 2019 37 min

What do we know about fermi bubbles? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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How many stars can we see in the sky? Thousands? Billions? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Learn about the mystery behind fast radio bursts with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 23, 2019 39 min

Learn about lightning with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 18, 2019 38 min

Learn how the Higgs-Boson could unravel the universe with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Daniel and Jorge are looking into the past with XKCD comic creator Randall Munroe.  You can find his new book "How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real World Problems" here Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 11, 2019 36 min

Find out how skipping stones works today with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 10, 2019 38 min

Find out how microwaves work with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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