Right Now in Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

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

What is the physics behind skipping stones?

Find out how skipping stones works today with Daniel and Jorge

How do microwaves work?

Find out how microwaves work with Daniel and Jorge

What are Tardigrades?

How did tardigrades end up on the moon? Today we're joined by special guest Prof. Brian Keating

What was the first particle ever discovered? And how was it discovered?

What does it mean to be first? Join Daniel and Jorge to learn about the first ever particle discovered.

Why is half of the moon always hidden?

Visit the far side of the moon with Daniel and Jorge

What is a graviton?

Join Daniel and Jorge to find out the secrets of the universe.

What would happen on earth if the moon disappeared?

The moon has just been deleted from the simulation. What will happen here on earth?

Listener Questions 5

Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you!

What would happen if the sun became a black hole?

Listen to Daniel and Jorge answer a hypothetical question in today's episode

What are white holes?

You've heard of black holes but what are white holes?

Take a cruise of the exoplanets

Put on your stretchy pants and join Daniel and Jorge while they take you a guided cruise of the exoplanets.