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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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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.

    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
    How to land a robot on an asteroid

    How to land a robot on an asteroid

    NASA sent Osiris-Rex to scoop a cup of dirt from an asteroid ... using a pogo stick!
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    • 46 min

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