Walkabout the Galaxy
water on the moon, Milky Way, artificial intelligence
Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics
The astroquarks revisit the importance of H2O on the Moon, even if it is tied up inside rocks, before taking a visit to the realm of the Milky Way's gigantic bubbles of plasma emanating, it seems, from the central black hole. Plus, artificial intelligence reaches a milestone, while the astroquark intelligence is just hanging on. Tune in and decide for yourself.
Sloshing up and down the Earth's beaches since time immemorial, tides have brought you seashell hunting, tidal ecosystems, tidal bores in the Bay of Fundy, walks to Mont St. Michel and the boat ride back, flooding at Piazza san Marco in Venice, the fixed appearance of your moon in the sky, and a certain rhythm to all maritime adventures. Tides are proud to add this episode of Walkabout the Galaxy to that list. The result of the gravitation gradient between the Earth and the Moon, tides are working hard through friction to slow the Earth's rotation. So hang on for another 200 million years or so, and tides will get you that extra hour of sleep you've been craving. Tides. Tides in, dirt out.
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Length of Episode
Colwell, Joshua; Dove, Adrienne; and Cooney, James, "Moon Water and Galaxy Bubbles" (2019). Walkabout the Galaxy Podcast. 88.