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.

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May 17, 2022 57 min

Daniel and Kelly talk about where space rocks come from, how dangerous they are and what humanity can do about it.

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Daniel and Jorge explain how an X-ray telescope works and what it reveals about the inside of neutron stars.

 

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Daniel and Jorge talk about whether loopholes and wormholes will let you escape black holes.

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An episode of Creature Feature where Daniel and Katie talk about the physics of how animals look so brilliant, and how some people can see in the UV.

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Daniel and Katie talk about the physics of color and whether the eyeball is a quantum measurement device. 

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May 4, 2022 1 min

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May 3, 2022 52 min

Daniel and Jorge answer listener questions about the solar system and the early Universe.

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Daniel and Jorge explore what we can learn about the Universe's biggest explosions using ghostly particles.

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April 26, 2022 58 min

Daniel and Jorge talk about the recent measurement of the W mass that shocked particle physicists. 

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April 21, 2022 67 min

Daniel and Kelly talk about whether we need nuclear power to reduce carbon emissions, and whether it can be done safely. 

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Daniel and Jorge talk to Kari Drake, writer on "Lost in Space" about the science of that Universe 

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April 14, 2022 49 min

Daniel and Jorge talk about stars that die, and then come back to shine again!

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Daniel and Jorge answer listener questions about ice ages, black holes and the speed of light.

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Daniel and Jorge talk about whether attempts to communicate with extra terrestrial civilizations are worth the risk.

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Daniel and Jorge discuss whether Majorana particles are real, and crack a real life mystery about the fate of Ettore Majorana.

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March 31, 2022 51 min

Daniel and Katie talk about the biggest possible scoop of solar-system gelato, and what it might mean for the future of humanity!

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Daniel talks to Noam Chomsky about how to communicate with aliens?

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Daniel and Jorge talk about the mysteries of Venus and what the next generation of probes might teach us.

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Daniel and Katie talk about what such a huge collider could reveal, and whether it would be a good idea.

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Daniel and Jorge talk about alternative designs for fission plants that could produce electricity much more safely.

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