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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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    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.7 • 104 Ratings

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.

    The Sticky Story of the Gluon's Discovery

    The Sticky Story of the Gluon's Discovery

    What is the gluon and how was it discovered? Daniel and Jorge take us through the dramatic events.
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    • 47 min
    What's it like to fall into a black hole?

    What's it like to fall into a black hole?

    Take a cosmic field trip with Daniel and Jorge, as they guide you on a thought experiment into the heart of the most mysterious objects in the Universe.
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    • 53 min
    Listener Questions 13: Space water, wormhole colliders and boxes of dark matter

    Listener Questions 13: Space water, wormhole colliders and boxes of dark matter

    Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Submit yours, to questions@danielandjorge.com
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    • 47 min
    The SF Universe of Max Barry

    The SF Universe of Max Barry

    In Max Barry's new novel "Providence", humanity runs into aliens. It doesn't go well.
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    • 55 min
    What's the Oldest Thing in the Universe?

    What's the Oldest Thing in the Universe?

    Daniel and Jorge talk about the age of stars, galaxies, black holes and more!
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    • 49 min
    The surprising shape of the Milky Way

    The surprising shape of the Milky Way

    How do we know the shape of our galaxy, since we're stuck in the middle of it?
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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

DaveFromOz_777 ,

Best Space Science Podcadt

I listen to quite a few Science Podcasts. Love this show and the presenters and their laid back and humorous style.
I have learnt a lot.
They explain things well and joke a lot.
I can’t understand why this show isnt more popular. !!
Hope there are many episodes to come :-)

Artfulwizard ,

Fantastic

A real gem. The only podcast that I check in daily to see if there’s new content. Dan and Jorge have tapped into a classic but winning formula of scientist explains the universe to a comedian. Jorge plays dumb on behalf of the audience so that Dan can unpack the universe. All available thumbs up.

Jebus80 ,

Only one problem

These guys are great, but omg the ads 😩. This is the only podcast where the ads really annoy me. Having to skip through them all is a hassle, I would enjoy it so much more if they were advertising something else.

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