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Albedo is the ratio of reflected to received light. A surface that reflects diffusely perfectly has what’s known as Lambertian reflectance. Host Paul Kogan will strive to achieve that property while exploring and discussing cool natural phenomena.

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Albedo is the ratio of reflected to received light. A surface that reflects diffusely perfectly has what’s known as Lambertian reflectance. Host Paul Kogan will strive to achieve that property while exploring and discussing cool natural phenomena.

    3 – Olbers’ Paradox

    3 – Olbers’ Paradox

    Cosmic Microwave Background: A Brief History of its Discovery

    Music

    Night Owl – Broke for Free

    Super Sloppy Space Junk – Milkshake Daddy

    Sources





    1.

    Where is the centre of the universe?(ucr.edu)







    2.

    Where is the center of the universe?(wtamu.edu)







    3.

    The Early History of the Universe(man.ac.uk)







    4.

    The Big Bang(ucsd.edu)







    5.

    Early Universe II(fnal.gov)







    6.

    Photon-Baryon Fluid(uchicago.edu)





    7.

    An Introduction to the CMB(uchicago.edu)







    8.

    Eddington’s Temperature of Space(ucla.edu)







    9.

    Re-interpreting the Significance of the Cosmic Microwave Background(unimelb.edu.uk)







    10.

    The History and Philosophy of Astronomy(utexas.edu)







    11.

    How a Wrong Theory Brought Good Results(arizona.edu)







    12.

    Hans Bethe and the Theory of Nuclear Matter(scitation.org)







    13.

    Modern Cosmology Introduction(wisc.edu)







    14.

    Development of cosmology: From a static universe to accelerated expansion(uni-heidelberg.de)







    15.

    Stoic alternatives to Aristotelian cosmology(cairn.info)







    16.

    Newton and the Infinite Universe(scitation.org)







    17.

    Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction(google.com)

    • 21 min
    2 – Sunshine Mechanism

    2 – Sunshine Mechanism

    A transcript is available on scibent.com



    Kelvin-Helmholtz: Instability, Mechanism, and Timescale



    Music

    “Generic Blox” – Mathgrant



    Suggested Readings:



    Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability

    Instability Mechanism

    Reynold’s Number

    Turbulence

    Stellar Instability

    Convection

    Kelvin-Helmholtz Mechanism

    Sunshine

    Quasi-Static Contraction 1

    Quasi-Static Contraction 2

    Timescales

    Stellar Models

    Hydrostatic Equilibrium

    Einstein Timescale

    Stellar Evolution

    • 6 min
    1 – Gravitational Waves

    1 – Gravitational Waves

    Gravity waves are ripples in the atmosphere, whereas gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time fabric.

    References

    Music

    “Generic Blox” – Mathgrant

    “Payload” – Metre

    Gravity Waves

    Gravity Wave Description: berkeley.edu and flightsafety.org

    Air parcel definition: fas.org

    Physical laws governing atmospheric motion: uni-muenchen.de

    Gravity wave study: ann-geophys.net

    Gravitational Waves

    Gravitational Wave Description: caltech.edu and black-holes.org

    Electromagnetic theory: archive.org

    Gravitational wave history: mdpi.com

    Caltech.edu: Interferometer description, Collaborations Between Observatories, and Behind LIGO

    Canceled space interferometer: nasa.gov

    Ligo.org: Burst wave description, and The New Era

    • 7 min

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