Right Now in Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

How can we measure the distance to stars?

What Is The Most Important Invention In Human History? (ft. Ryan North)

We discuss the most fundamentally important inventions in human history. Featuring Ryan North.

Listener Questions

We answer questions from listeners! The speed of light, the center of the universe and lasers!

What Is A Quantum Computer?

What is a quantum computer and how does it work?

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

Will our lives be affected when the Milky Way collides with Andromeda?

Why Is Gravity So Weird?

Why is gravity so much weaker than the other forces?

Is the Universe pixelated?

Is there a shortest possible distance? Or can you cut space in half forever?

Are there other Earths out there?

How many liveable planets are out there, and can we reach them?

Was/Is There Life On Mars?

What do we know about life on Mars?

What Is String Theory?

We've all heard of it, but nobody really knows...

Will Physics Ever Explain Everything?

What is a "Theory of Everything" and how close are we to discovering it?

What Is A Dimension And How Many Are There?

What's the real meaning of a dimension? Are there more than 3?

What is a Neutrino?

Explaining the weirdest little particle ever found

How Does a Nuclear Bomb Work?

What would you need to build your own nuke?

Is Teleportation Possible?

Can we really change locations without traveling through space?


Is the Universe Random?

If you repeat the same experiment, do you get the same outcome?

Where Did Earth's Water Come From?

Young Earth was hot and dry. Where did the oceans come from?

The Baby Universe (ft. Katie Mack)

What did the Universe look like as a baby? How do we know? Join Daniel and Jorge as they talk with Katie Mack about the early universe, and what they all looked like as babies.

Can We Travel Faster Than Light?

Why can't we travel faster than light? Can we ever reach the stars?

Is Light a Particle or a Wave?

What is light made of? A particle, a wave, both, neither? Little puppies?