24 episodes

Have you got burning questions about Space? Do you want to know more about stars, galaxies, and black holes? Well, you've come to the right place!

Dr. Alfredo and his husband Chris are here to answer burning questions about the present, past, and future of our Universe.

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Have you got burning questions about Space? Do you want to know more about stars, galaxies, and black holes? Well, you've come to the right place!

Dr. Alfredo and his husband Chris are here to answer burning questions about the present, past, and future of our Universe.

    24 - Number 2 Violates The Prime Directive

    24 - Number 2 Violates The Prime Directive

    A new fictional episode for you! A billionaire planning to nuke Mars send two hapless idiots to confirm that the planet is sterile. What could go wrong? We are also joined by Anuradha Damale to talk about nuclear weapons & space policy.

    This episode starred Sacha Coward as Andrew, Sheldon Goodman as Joe, Chris Carpineti as the Narrator, Trip Galey as Jeb Tusk, and Anne Jones as Janine. It was written by Alfredo Carpineti, and produced and edited by Chris Carpineti.

    • 30 min
    23 - Where Is The Closest Planet That Could Support Life?

    23 - Where Is The Closest Planet That Could Support Life?

    In this episode, we answer @BlueMouseEeek's 4-year-old's question regarding planets beyond Earth that can support life as well as facing the issues of a silicon-based life form. 

    • 15 min
    22 - The Solar System Is Like A Pizza

    22 - The Solar System Is Like A Pizza

    We are answering more of our listeners' questions in this episode. Jake wonders: how come all the planets in the solar system orbit almost on the same plane? And the answer has a culinary analogy!

    • 20 min
    21 - The Fate Of The Sun

    21 - The Fate Of The Sun

    We are back with a big apocalyptic question! In this episode, we talk about how the Sun will change and evolve and how that will impact the planets, moons, and space rocks of the Solar System

    • 14 min
    20 - The Message

    20 - The Message

    We have a new fictional episode for you to enjoy, based around first contact with an alien civilization. This is The Message!

    This episode was guest-edited by Dr Shaun O’Boyle. Secretary-General of the UN - Prayas Khan was played by Dr Suze Kundu. The Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs - James O’Brian was played by Karl Byrne, and the Chief of Staff - Damien Carré was Ben Couvin. Katelyn Gorrell was Abigail. Alfredo played Dr. Andrea Eco. The story was written by Alfredo with feedback & support from Trip Galey.

    • 16 min
    19 - Is There Life on Mars? - Feat. Dr. Joby Hollis

    19 - Is There Life on Mars? - Feat. Dr. Joby Hollis

    In this episode, we are joined by Dr Joby Hollis who is part of the science team of the NASA Perseverance rover to tackle the question of life on the Red Planet, and what to expect from Perseverance when it lands on Mars in 2021. 

    • 25 min

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