499: What is the proposed Hubble-Lemaitre Law? Astronomy Cast 499: What is the proposed Hubble-Lemaitre Law? by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
We started out Astronomy Cast with the controversal decision to de-planet Pluto. And here we are, more than a decade later, at the brink of recording our 500th episode when another big decision is coming down from the IAU: whose name goes on the concept that our Universe is expanding: …
Astronomy Cast will be on hiatus until September, 2018. When we return, we'll be gearing up for the 500th Episode!
498: Dwarf Galaxy Update Astronomy Cast 498: Dwarf Galaxy Update by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Astronomy Cast will be on hiatus for July and August. Don't worry, we'll be back in September, and will be gearing up for our 500th episode!
The Milky Way has gobbled up dozens of dwarf galaxies and added them to its structure. Today we're going to look at the ongoing hunt for the wreckage of past mergers. And what we've discovered about dwarf galaxies in general.
497: Update on Globular Clusters Astronomy Cast 497: Update on Globular Clusters by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Is it globular clusters or is it globeular clusters? It doesn't matter, they're awesome and we're here to update you on them.
496: Update on Stellar Populations (I, II, & III) Astronomy Cast 496: Update on Stellar Populations (I, II, & III) by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Another update show, this time on the various generations of stars, let's get into it.
495: Update on Asteroids & Prospects of Asteroid Mining Astronomy Cast 495: Update on Asteroids & Prospects of Asteroid Mining by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Our knowledge of space is starting to match up with our ability to get out there an explore it. There are several companies working on missions and techniques to harvest minerals from asteroids. What other resources are out there that we can use?
494: Icy Moons Update 2018 Astronomy Cast 494: Icy Moons Update 2018 by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Thanks to Cassini and other spacecraft, we've learned a tremendous amount about the icy worlds in the Solar System, from Jupiter's Europa to Saturn's Enceladus, to Pluto's Charon. Geysers, food for bacteria, potential oceans under the ice and more. What new things have we learned about these places?
If there's one place we've learned more about in the last 10 years, it's Mars. Thanks to all those rovers, orbiters, landers which are flying overhead, crawling around the surface, and digging into the rich Martian regolith. What have we learned about Elon Musk's future home?
493: Mars Update 2018 Astronomy Cast 493: Mars Update 2018 by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
492: Comets, Asteroids and KBO’s Astronomy Cast 492: Comets, Asteroids and KBO’s by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Another topic with plenty of updates. Since we started Astronomy Cast we’ve visited many smaller objects in the Solar System up close, from Ceres and Vesta to Pluto, not to mention a comet. What have we learned?
491: Exoplanet Update 2018 Astronomy Cast 491: Exoplanet Update 2018 by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Finally, a big update. Have there been news in the realm of exoplanets? More news that we can possibly cover. But we’ll try our best.