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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?

Are there Aliens?

Are we the only life in the Universe? What are scientists doing to find out?

Is Anti-Matter a Real thing?

Is anti-matter real or science fiction? Is it dangerous, or delicious?

How will the Universe die?

How long will the Universe last, and what are the possible fates?

What is making the Universe explode?

How we learned that something is tearing the Universe apart, and what it might mean.

Will an Asteroid Kill You?

Could humans go the way of the dinosaurs: extinction by space rock?

What's Inside a Black Hole?

What is a black hole, and what would it be like to fall into one?

How Big is the Universe?

Does the Universe go on forever, or have an end? What shape is it?

What is Dark Matter?

How dark matter was discovered, and what it might be

What is everything made of?

What's the smallest piece of matter? Is there one? 

What are Gravitational Waves?

What does it mean for gravity to make waves? How do we see them?

When will the Sun explode?

How long can we enjoy the sunshine before we need a new star?

Is Time Travel Possible?

Do any science fiction movies get time-travel right? Will it ever be possible?

What came before the Big Bang?

What could have caused the Big Bang, and what came before it?

Is the Higgs Boson useful?

What is the Higgs Boson and why do we care?

Are we Living in a Simulation?

How can we tell if what we see is real or simulated? Does it matter?

Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe: Trailer

Daniel & Jorge discuss some of the simple but profound questions about existence, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.