Right Now in Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

Is our solar system similar to others or is it unique?

Who ordered the muon?

This mysterious particle is part of our Universe, but not part of the atom

Can science predict what you will do?

Does free will really exist?

Is it possible to send messages faster than light using quantum entanglement?

With vast distances between habitable planets how will we eventually communicate with aliens?

Is there weather in space?

Is space weather something that exists? Can it affect us here on earth. Find out the answer to this and many other questions with Daniel and Jorge.

News from the Solar System

Listen for up to date news about suprising developments in our solar system.

Contest for naming Saturn's newly discovered moon.

Journey to the Beginning of Time (featuring Dan Hooper)

A conversation with astrophysicist Dan Hooper about his new book, At the Edge of Time

What's in the asteroid belt?

What do we know about the asteroid belt and what can we learn from it?

Does Quantum Mechanics make sense?

Learn about the concept of quantum mechanics and what our understanding of it is.

Can we build a warp drive?

The distance between stars is massive. Can we build a warp drive to allow us to travel between the stars faster?

How do we know the photon is real?

What is a photon and how do we know it exists? Particle Physicist Professor Daniel Whiteson explains the photon.

Can you imagine a color you've never seen?

What is color and how do we perceive it? How many colors are there? UCI particle physicist Professor Daniel Whiteson explains the science of colors and answers some listener questions as well.

What is the cosmic microwave background?

Daniel is joined by guest Dr. Crystal Dilworth to discuss the cosmic microwave background.

Listener Questions 6

Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

What are fermi bubbles?

What do we know about fermi bubbles?

How many stars can you see in the night sky with the naked eye?

How many stars can we see in the sky? Thousands? Billions?

What are fast radio bursts and what causes them?

Learn about the mystery behind fast radio bursts with Daniel and Jorge

The shocking mystery of lightning explained

Learn about lightning with Daniel and Jorge

Will the Higgs-Boson destroy the universe?

Learn how the Higgs-Boson could unravel the universe with Daniel and Jorge

How to see pictures of dinosaurs (featuring XKCD creator Randall Munroe)

Daniel and Jorge are looking into the past with XKCD comic creator Randall Munroe.  You can find his new book "How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real World Problems" here