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Do you ever feel dizzy when you think about the incomprehensible scale of space? We call that feeling Cosmic Vertigo. Welcome to a head-spinning conversation between two friends about the sparkly -- and not so sparkly -- stuff in the sky.

Cosmic Vertigo ABC Radio

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

Do you ever feel dizzy when you think about the incomprehensible scale of space? We call that feeling Cosmic Vertigo. Welcome to a head-spinning conversation between two friends about the sparkly -- and not so sparkly -- stuff in the sky.

    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: The Dysons of the sky

    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: The Dysons of the sky

    This is the final episode of Name That Space Sound, our mini-episode in which Karlie plays a mysterious space sound and Corey does his best to guess what it is.

    This week, the Dysons of the sky...

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner


    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite


    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    • 9 min
    The Box

    The Box

    Karlie Noon is the first Indigenous student to obtain a Masters of Astronomy and Advanced Astrophysics, and is currently doing a PhD in Astronomy at the Australian National University.

    Corey Tutt is the CEO of Deadly Science, a charity that provides science books and early reading material to remote schools in Australia.

    Our Cosmic hosts have accomplished STEMM careers. But the path to their success was littered with obstacles.

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner


    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite


    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    • 23 min
    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: Sk8er Boi

    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: Sk8er Boi

    It’s time for Name That Space Sound!

    Each Friday we’re going to drop a mini-episode in which Karlie plays a mysterious space sound and Corey does his best to guess what it is.

    This week, Sk8er Boi.

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner


    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite


    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    • 7 min
    Smash The Box!

    Smash The Box!

    What inspires someone to become a scientist? How to fall -- and stay -- in love with STEMM (that’s Science Technology Engineering Maths Medicine) in spite of the many barriers you might meet along the way. With special guest and best friend of the show Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith.

    Guest:
    Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith
    Astrophysicist (UNSW), Author, Australian Government Women in STEM Ambassador

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt

    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner

    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite

    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    • 45 min
    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: A wheel that is running on metal

    NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: A wheel that is running on metal

    It’s time for Name That Space Sound!

    Each Friday we’re going to drop a mini-episode in which Karlie plays a mysterious space sound and Corey does his best to guess what it is.

    This week, a wheel that is running on metal.

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner


    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite


    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    Jupiter Sounds 2001 ByNASA is licensed under (CC BY-NC 3.0)

    • 6 min
    A microwavable mystery

    A microwavable mystery

    A mystery of astronomical proportions! A lonely night… A strange signal… But who -- or what! -- was the culprit?

    Presenters:
    Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


    Producer:
    Ivy Shih

    Executive Producer:
    Joel Werner


    Sound engineer:
    Simon Branthwaite


    Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt

    Law, Casey, 2016, "The Sound of Fast Radio Burst FRB 121102",https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/QSWJE6, Harvard Dataverse, V1 

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

guamer671 ,

The Hosts are great

For a long time I’ve been wanting to hear the voices of indigenous astronomers speak out about Mauna Kea and you all did it. Also liked hearing the stories of how deal with colonial culture in the STEM journey.

dustimuphins ,

Hooked!

Came across it from listening to and interview with Katie Mack on Ologies. Such a vibrant, brilliant and engaging show!

BigBobbyD!!! ,

Sounds like high schoolers

When I think back to cosmic vertigo I have a great fondness for learning. Now I feel like I’m listening to gossiping high schooler who only know tiktok. Like omg.
I couldn’t make it through the first full podcast without having to stop and listen to something else. Maybe I’ll try again in another 3 years…

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