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Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

Can you imagine a color you've never seen?

10/15/2019
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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

Duration:00:40:48

What is the cosmic microwave background?

10/10/2019
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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

Duration:00:54:02

Listener Questions 6

10/8/2019
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:34:16

What are fermi bubbles?

10/3/2019
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What do we know about fermi bubbles? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:56

How many stars can you see in the night sky with the naked eye?

10/1/2019
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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

Duration:00:31:06

What are fast radio bursts and what causes them?

9/26/2019
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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

Duration:00:39:21

The shocking mystery of lightning explained

9/24/2019
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Learn about lightning with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:59

Will the Higgs-Boson destroy the universe?

9/19/2019
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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

Duration:00:39:42

How to see pictures of dinosaurs (featuring XKCD creator Randall Munroe)

9/17/2019
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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

Duration:00:44:58

What is the physics behind skipping stones?

9/12/2019
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Find out how skipping stones works today with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:36:42

How do microwaves work?

9/10/2019
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Find out how microwaves work with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:04

What are Tardigrades?

9/5/2019
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How did tardigrades end up on the moon? Today we're joined by special guest Prof. Brian Keating Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:36

What was the first particle ever discovered? And how was it discovered?

9/3/2019
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What does it mean to be first? Join Daniel and Jorge to learn about the first ever particle discovered. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:39:03

Why is half of the moon always hidden?

8/29/2019
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Visit the far side of the moon with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:28

What is a graviton?

8/27/2019
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Join Daniel and Jorge to find out the secrets of the universe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:38:16

What would happen on earth if the moon disappeared?

8/22/2019
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The moon has just been deleted from the simulation. What will happen here on earth? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:18

Listener Questions 5

8/20/2019
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Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:12

What would happen if the sun became a black hole?

8/15/2019
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Listen to Daniel and Jorge answer a hypothetical question in today's episode Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:34:07

What are white holes?

8/13/2019
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You've heard of black holes but what are white holes? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:40:44

Take a cruise of the exoplanets

8/8/2019
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Put on your stretchy pants and join Daniel and Jorge while they take you a guided cruise of the exoplanets. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:12