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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.

Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe iHeartRadio

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    • 4.8 • 246 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.

    Could our galaxy have a dark matter center?

    Could our galaxy have a dark matter center?

    Daniel and Jorge explore the idea that the center of the galaxy might hold a huge blob of dark matter rather than a black hole.
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    • 56 min
    Could life have started much earlier in the Universe?

    Could life have started much earlier in the Universe?

    Daniel and Katie talk about what life needs and whether it could have started much earlier in the Universe.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    The mysterious phenomenon of turning sound into light

    The mysterious phenomenon of turning sound into light

    Daniel and Jorge talk about sonoluminescence, a mystery that has evaded explanation for almost 100 years.
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    • 59 min
    Do we know where dark matter is?

    Do we know where dark matter is?

    Daniel and Jorge talk about where dark matter is in the Universe.
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    • 57 min
    What's happening to the Hyades Cluster?

    What's happening to the Hyades Cluster?

    Daniel and Kelly talk about the dramatic brutal cosmic fate of the Hyades Cluster.
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    • 53 min
    Why black holes are actually bright.

    Why black holes are actually bright.

    Daniel and Jorge talk about the incredible, ironic brightness of black holes.
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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
246 Ratings

246 Ratings

vernon335 ,

Hmmmm

Seems like stuff you should know but they slightly altered there names and do mostly space

ryanharms00 ,

No more Ron Burgundy ads please!

I wish they’d stop playing recordings people send in. I really don’t want to listen to someone’s kid babble nonsense. UC Irvine students are interesting, internet randos aren’t.

pls make multi playrr ,

Great

This podcast is fantastic! I hope you keep on making it!

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