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What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway?

You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!

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What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway?

You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!

    Why Should We Geek Out Over Maxwell?

    Why Should We Geek Out Over Maxwell?

    Why is James Clerk Maxwell so dang awesome? How was he able to unify the forces of electricity and magnetism? Why was his work so revolutionary? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 40 min
    What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 2)

    What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 2)

    Part 2 of 2! How did the observation of a kilonova change astronomy? How did that one observation kill off alternate models of gravity? What’s in store for the future of gravitational waves? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 42 min
    What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 1)

    What’s So Groovy About Gravitational Waves? (Part 1)

    Part 1! What are gravitational waves? What makes them? How can we detect them here on Earth, and why is it a big deal? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 45 min
    What are Asteroids Good For?

    What are Asteroids Good For?

    What are the different kinds of asteroids? What are they made of? How can we send missions to capture them, and what will we do once we get one? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 39 min
    Who’s Going To Clean Up All That Space Junk?

    Who’s Going To Clean Up All That Space Junk?

    How did so much junk get up in space? How can we clean it up? How is it making light pollution worse? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 38 min
    Is There REALLY a Crisis in Cosmology?

    Is There REALLY a Crisis in Cosmology?

    How do we measure the age of the universe? Why are different methods giving different results? How do we solve this problem? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

    • 37 min

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