In this podcast: an essay on whether the effort that went into making the black hole image in the distant galaxy M87 by the Event Horizon Telescope was worth it; an interview with star mapper Wil Tiri
This podcast features science and technology from the Large Millimeter Telescope. Our guests Nat DeNigris and David Sanchez will be on hand to discuss this amazing facility being operated in Mex
This month Stefan, Sophie and Matt discuss the entry points to becoming a naturalist. How does one begin the journey? We don't have the answer but we've got some ideas...
We've known since Edwin Hubble's time that the universe has been expanding. What we've only recently learned (like, in the past 10 years or so) is that the universe is accelerating as it expands
I'm not convinced that life is everywhere in the cosmos. It is entirely possible, based on what we know today, that we are the only life there is. This episode is a brief d
Welcome to the first in a series of monthly discussions about topics in astronomy with Carol Christian, a colleague and friend of mine that has cohosted Astro Coffee Hangouts with me for years.This mo
This month Stefan and Matt share some stories from recent naturalist adventures and related natural history learning. Snowshoe Hares scavenging meat:
Members of the PLANETS Foundation are working hard to secure funding for a telescope specifically designed to look for life on other worlds. In this episode, we discuss the capabilities and desi
The chemical makeup of rubbing alcohol allows it to evaporate more quickly than other liquids.
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Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.
February 14 - February 20 Discover Nature this week as turkey vultures begin arriving to our state. I remember seeing these big birds many times as a child and wondering at the size of them as they ci
Many modern cities feature grided streets made for walking, but suburbs' wide, winding roads require cars to get around. Learn why, plus how it might change, in this episode of more a
A company has built a tower in Texas that resembles Nikola Tesla's famed Wardenclyffe Tower. Learn what we know (and don't know) about it so far in this episode of more about advertis