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Episodes

S01E01: An Introduction To 5 Minutes With An Astronomer

7/3/2018
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Since this is the first episode, rather than asking Stuart a question, the crew introduces themselves and this new crossover podcast. If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:05:18

S01E02: What Are Kepler’s Laws?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what are Kepler’s laws of planetary motion? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:09

S01E03: Why Do We Have Seasons?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: why do we have seasons and are there seasons on other planets? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:06:09

S01E04: Where Did Our Moon Come From?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: where did our moon come from and have we always thought this? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:05:47

S01E05: What Is Interesting About Our Moon?

7/3/2018
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Occasionally, rather than asking a specific question, we ask Stuart why he finds something interesting. This episode’s question is: what is interesting about our moon? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:00

S01E06: What Are Lagrange Points?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is the parallax? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:39

S01E07: What Is The Roche Limit?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is the Roche limit? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:05:46

S01E08: What and Where Are Planetary Rings?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what and where are planetary rings? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:08:04

S01E09: What Is Parallax?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is parallax? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:43

S01E10: What Is Interesting About Pluto?

7/3/2018
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Occasionally, rather than asking a specific question, we ask Stuart why he finds something interesting. This episode’s question is: what is interesting about Pluto? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:08:31

S01E11: Why Are Rocky Planets Closest To The Sun?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: why are rocky planets closest to the sun while gaseous planets are further away? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:06:48

S01E12: What Is Special Relativity?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is Einstein’s theory of general relativity? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:56

S01E13: What Is General Relativity?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is Einstein’s theory of general relativity? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:06:36

S01E14: What Is The Cosmic Microwave Background?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is the cosmic microwave background and why does it matter? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:05:10

S01E15: What Is Interesting About Jupiter?

7/3/2018
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Occasionally, rather than asking a specific question, we ask Stuart why he finds something interesting. This episode’s question is: what is interesting about Jupiter? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:07:18

S01E16: What Is The Doppler Effect?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is the Doppler Effect and why is it important? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:04:43

S01E17: What Is Dark Matter?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: what is dark matter? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:04:51

S01E18: Why Do Stars Twinkle?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: why do stars twinkle while planets don’t seem to? Stuart explains that this has something to do with “astronomical seeing.” If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:05:41

S01E19: What Is Sound Speed?

7/3/2018
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This episode’s question is: we know what the speed of sound is but what is sound speed? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:06:04

S01E20: What Is Interesting About Craters?

7/3/2018
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Occasionally, rather than asking a specific question, we ask Stuart why he finds something interesting. This episode’s question is: what is interesting Craters? If you have feedback or a topic suggestion you can email us.

Duration:00:09:08