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5 Minute Astronomy

Learn about the Universe in five minutes or less with Radio Astronomy! Short weekly podcasts based off of the 89.9FM WORT radio show in Madison, Wi USA

Episodes:

Type Released Title Description
12/05/2014 A Universe in a Box  On this episode we hear from Dr. Shy Genel about the Illust...
08/04/2014 The Dragonfly and the Dwarf Arthur tells us about a new telescope called the Dragonfly and ho...
06/24/2014 Pluto! Everyone's favorite dwarf planet! Today we talk about the New Horizons Spacecraft which is on its w...
06/03/2014 Jupiter's Red Spot Shrinks! No description
06/03/2014 Starbirth No description
05/07/2014 The Coldest Brown Dwarf! No description
05/05/2014 Life on Jupiter's Moon Europa? No description
04/04/2014 Icecube Observatory detects extragalactic neutrinos No description
03/26/2014 Gravity Waves at the Beginning of Time No description
03/06/2014 When a Star Runs Away from Home... Anna William and Arthur Eigenbrot tell us about runaway stars in ...
02/26/2014 The Oldest Star Known Today we talk about the oldest star ever discovered to date and h...
02/20/2014 Do Black Holes Exist? Arthur Eigenbrot and Jenna Ryon fill us in on the latest from Ste...
02/12/2014 Space Mission Gaia: The 1 Billion Star Mapper! Gaia soon goes online to map precise distances to 1 billion stars...
02/07/2014 Singing the Astro Blues! Or, Why Study Astronomy? On today's episode, two astronomy undergraduates (Emy Rivera, Uni...
01/29/2014 The BOSS on the Search for Dark Matter Tonight! Arthur Eigenbrot tells us a bit about the BOSS survey an...
01/28/2014 Space sex and other challenges to interstellar travel Does sending humans to other star systems sounds like science fic...
01/22/2014 China Hops to the Moon with the Jade Rabbit! On this episode I will discuss the latest space mission of China ...
01/16/2014 Virgin Galactic Blast Off!! Learn about how you can go to space as a private citizen. Just ma...
01/13/2014 On star clusters and forging a career path in astronomy! Natalie Gosnell at UW Madison tells us how she uses the Hubble Sp...
01/02/2014 The Higgs (Hugs!) Boson Kenny Rudinger (UW Madison Physics Graduate student) explains wha...
01/02/2014 The Many Problems of Light Pollution Light Pollution!! Yuck!!  In this short episode learn a bit ...
01/02/2014 Space Weather: The Aurora This episode briefly introduces the concept of space weather and ...
12/12/2013 The X-Ray Universe University of Wisconsin Madison Professor Sebastian Heinz explain...
12/07/2013 The Juno Spacecraft Jenna Ryon gives listeners the low-down on the Juno Spacecraft an...
11/29/2013 Diamonds are Jupiter's Best Friend Arthur Eigenbrot explains the physics behind "diamond rain" on Ju...
11/13/2013 Near Earth Objects: Not with a whimper, but with a BANG! Small asteroids might be more of a problem for Earth then previou...
11/08/2013 Go then, there are other worlds than these In this episdoe we discuss the "other worlds" found a tiny patch ...
11/01/2013 General relativity: the physics of BIG! UW Madison astronomy student Arthur Eigenbrot explains why and ho...
10/30/2013 A galaxy far far away! On this episode I will discuss the most distant known galaxy to d...
10/23/2013 Polarization of Light and Astronomy! Astronomers have all kinds of tricks up their sleves to study the...


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