Walkabout the Galaxy
Super Earth; Milky Way; JWST; James Webb Space Telescope; Artemis; NEO Surveyor
Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics
Our own solar system is lacking in one of the most common types of planet, the Super Earth. These large rocky planets have a cookie-cutter characteristic that may be explained by the evolution of stuff in a forming system’s disk. Speaking of disks, a mystery about the Milky Way its family of satellite galaxies seems to have been solved. Discover all this with updates from JWST, Artemis, a look ahead to NEO Surveyor, rocket trivia, and a cosmological stumper with your hosts, the astroquarks.
Harness the power of the universe with electricity. The flow of charged particles not only generates radiation from exotic astrophysical objects such as pulsars, black holes, and more, it can also be used to power your life. Available in a broad range of voltages and currents, let the movement of electrons put a bounce in your step. With applications ranging from absolutely everything to absolutely everything else. Clean, quiet, and on demand, supercharge your walkabout the galaxy with electricity. Movement that inspires (Kia).
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Length of Episode
Colwell, Joshua; Dove, Adrienne; Cooney, James; and Martin, Audrey, "The Super Earth Assembly Line" (2023). Walkabout the Galaxy Podcast. 229.