Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe Podcast

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.

New discoveries in our cosmic neighborhood
Daniel and Jorge talk about a new massive blob of galaxies discovered right around the corner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How can we bring rocks back from Mars?
How many robots does it take to dig up rocks from Mars and deliver them back to Earth? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can a black hole power a spaceship?
Daniel and Jorge tackle the physics, engineering and safety questions of using a black hole to visit nearby stars. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is there life on Venus?
The internet went crazy talking about phosphine on Venus! What does it mean? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The most common listener questions!
Is there dark matter in black holes? Are gravitons and gravitational waves the same thing? Daniel and Jorge answer the most common listener questions! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The SF Multi-verse of Adrian Tchaikovsky
Daniel and Jorge discuss the science of "The Doors of Eden", a multi-zooniverse novel by Adrian Tchaikovsky Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Elinor Wonders About the Universe
Daniel and Jorge answer questions about the Universe from Jorge's daughter Elinor, and talk about their new PBS Kids TV show: "Elinor Wonders Why". Link: pbskids.org/elinor Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is Bose Einstein Condensate
Have you heard of "Bose Einstein Condensate" but never really understood it? D&J break it down for you. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Mirror Matter?
It's not anti-matter, or supersymmetric matter, but yet another way our familiar particles might be reflected, and could explain a deep mystery of the Universe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The SF Universe of Dr. Karen Lords
Daniel and Jorge talk about the science of the novel "The Best of All Possible Worlds" by Dr. Karen Lords. https://karenlord.wordpress.com/the-best-of-all-possible-worlds/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How did we discover black holes?
What convinced people that black holes are real? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What happened to the Superconducting Supercollider?
Americans had the biggest colliders in the world, until they tried to build one that was too big. Hear the super story of the superlative supercollider. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What happened to the Superconducting Supercollider?
Americans had the biggest colliders in the world, until they tried to build one that was too big. Hear the super story of the superlative supercollider. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Do protons live forever?
Electrons can hang out until the end of time. Physicists think that protons should eventually fall apart. But will they? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Special 200th episode!
What happened in the first 200 microseconds of the Universe? What can you see within 200 light years from Earth? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How did supermassive black holes get so big?
The gargantuan black holes at the centers of galaxies seem impossibly large. How did they grow so large in the short history of our Universe? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is dark matter hot?
Scientists don't know what dark matter is, but they know if it's hot (or not!) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How was the Higgs boson discovered?
Hear the story of the multi-decade trans-Atlantic rivalry that led to the Higgs boson discovery. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are quasi-particles
Daniel and Jorge talk about phonons, magnons, excitons, anyons and explainons. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can neutrinos explain why we have matter?
Daniel and Jorge explore how the new DUNE experiment could unravel secrets of neutrins... and the Universe! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Does the Universe need dark matter?
Is it possible that dark matter doesn't exist? Could it just be a misunderstanding of gravity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Did NASA discover a parallel Universe?
The amazing ANITA experiment and the bizarre neutrinos they discovered Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Do black holes destroy information?
Daniel and Jorge tackle the paradox of black holes: do they destroy information or store it forever? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is the axion?
Why do scientists think there might be a wispy mysterious particle? And why did they give it such a silly name? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are primordial black holes?
Could mysterious black holes have been formed in the first second of the Universe? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is the impossible drive possible?
Daniel and Jorge dissect the "EMDrive", explain how it's supposed to work and whether it ever might. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The long race for the top quark
Daniel and Jorge talk about the twenty-year race to find the top quark, that came down to the wire. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How do you navigate in deep space?
Daniel and Jorge talk about a potential new GPS: the Galactic Positioning System. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can stars eat other stars?
Can a Thorne-Zytkow object, a neutron star inside another star, actually exist? Did we find one? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why are neutrinos so light?
Daniel and Jorge talk about how the weirdest particle gets its mass Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can we see the surface of exoplanets?
Could we build a telescope that let us see what planets around other stars look like? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is the real charge of the electron?
Daniel and Jorge explain how the theory of "Renormalization" tells us that we measure is different from what is real. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Could Jupiter turn into a star?
What is the fate of the largest planet in our solar system? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are the basic constants of the Universe?
Daniel and Jorge talk about the numbers that control everything, and the number of those numbers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Can Dark Matter feel itself
What happens when DM bumps into DM in the dark? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How do LEDs work?
The Nobel-prize winning physics of.... reading lights. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The SF Universe of Sue Burke's "Semiosis"
Daniel and Jorge talk about what happens when plants can think. Is eating a banana now murder? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can planets lose their atmospheres?
How do planets get atmospheres, and how long do they last? Will Earth one day run out of air? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is the Cosmological Constant?
Was it Einstein's greatest blunder, or smartest prediction? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How quarks were discovered?
One day in November 1974 that changed particle physics forever. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The SF Universe of Mary Robinette Kowal's "The Calculating Stars"
Daniel and Jorge discuss the book "The Calculating Stars" and interview the author. Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut, 2019 Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award for best novel, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning "Lady Astronaut of Mars." You can find the book here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Listener Questions 9
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are virtual particles?
Discover virtual particles with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are virtual particles?
Discover virtual particles with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


The SF Universe of Blake Crouch's "Recursion"
Daniel and Jorge discuss the science fiction book "Recursion" by Blake Crouch. Blake comes on for an interview to discuss his thoughts and method. Pickup your own copy of Recursion. It's a thrilling novel! First live stream from Daniel and Jorge airing Friday, March 27th at 10am pst or 1pm est. Streaming at https://www.youtube.com/user/phdcomics Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The SF Universe of Blake Crouch's "Recursion"
Daniel and Jorge discuss the science fiction book "Recursion" by Blake Crouch. Blake comes on for an interview to discuss his thoughts and method. Pickup your own copy of Recursion. It's a thrilling novel! First live stream from Daniel and Jorge airing Friday, March 27th at 10am pst or 1pm est. Streaming at https://www.youtube.com/user/phdcomics Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How small is an electron?
Shrink down the the quantum realm with Daniel and Jorge and discover the size of the electron Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why is strange matter so strange?
Find out why strange matter is so strange with daniel and jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

The science fiction universe of "Ancillary Justice"
In this very special new series of episodes Daniel and Jorge interview famous authors. Today we discuss "Ancillary Justice" the debut novel of the talented Anne Leckie. It's the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke awards. You can find it here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is the biggest explosion in the universe
What is the biggest explosion in the universe that mankind has ever witnessed? Find out with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is the biggest explosion in the universe
What is the biggest explosion in the universe that mankind has ever witnessed? Find out with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is it possible to move the sun?
If we needed to move the sun, could we do it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is the Universe infinite?
Is the universe finite or infinite? Article Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Choose your own physics adventure!
Which of these four physics adventures would you prefer? Visit the Quantum Realm See inside a Black Hole Travel faster than light Meet intelligent aliens Link if you'd like to contribute to the poll. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Can quantum gravity save physics?
Daniel and Jorge discuss loop quantum gravity with a special appearance from Bianca Dittrich, a PhD in gravitational physics and an expert in loop quantum gravity and spin foam. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What causes the biggest explosions in the universe?
We're taking a deep dive into the subject of supernovas. What causes them? What do we know about them and can they harm us here on earth.? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Are there planets without a star?
Do rogue planets exist? Could they support life? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can you slow down light?
The speed of light is constant but is it possible to slow it down? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is the great attractor?
What is the mysterious force that is attracting our galaxy to it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can particles travel faster than light?
Is there any way particles can travel faster than light or is it against the laws of physics? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

4 ways physics could end the world
What would happen if.... Gravity turned off for 3 seconds The earth started rotating the other way All electrons within 1 light year suddenly disappeared Our sun shut off for 2 weeks Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is Betelgeuse about to explode?
Betelgeuse appears to be dimming. Is it about to explode? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is space filled with junk?
Is space mostly empty or full of junk? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why is the universe inflating?
Learn about cosmic inflation with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Why do some particles die?
Find out why particles die with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is the universe left-handed?
Why does the universe seem to be left-handed? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can you destroy a black hole?
Is it possible to destroy a black hole? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How was antimatter discovered?
Learn about antimatter with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are cosmic strings?
Learn about cosmic strings with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is quantum spacetime foam?
Learn about quantum spacetime foam with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are magnetic monopoles?
Learn about magnetic monopoles with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How fast is the universe blowing up?
What is the hubble constant? Find out with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is there a fifth force of the universe?
Scientists recently discovered a supposed fifth force of the universe. Is it real and what does it mean for physics? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Listener Questions 7
Could you build a real death star? How do black holes begin? Where the heck is Jorge? Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is our solar system weird?
Is our solar system similar to others or is it unique? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is our solar system weird?
Is our solar system similar to others or is it unique? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Who ordered the muon?
This mysterious particle is part of our Universe, but not part of the atom Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What's in the asteroid belt?
What do we know about the asteroid belt and what can we learn from it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What's in the asteroid belt?
What do we know about the asteroid belt and what can we learn from it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Does Quantum Mechanics make sense?
Learn about the concept of quantum mechanics and what our understanding of it is. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


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? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is the cosmic microwave background?
Daniel is joined by guest Dr. Crystal Dilworth to discuss the cosmic microwave background. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Listener Questions 6
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are fermi bubbles?
What do we know about fermi bubbles? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are fermi bubbles?
What do we know about fermi bubbles? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...





How do microwaves work?
Find out how microwaves work with Daniel and Jorge Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are Tardigrades?
How did tardigrades end up on the moon? Today we're joined by special guest Prof. Brian Keating Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are Tardigrades?
How did tardigrades end up on the moon? Today we're joined by special guest Prof. Brian Keating Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is a graviton?
Join Daniel and Jorge to find out the secrets of the universe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Listener Questions 5
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What are white holes?
You've heard of black holes but what are white holes? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How old is the earth?
How do we know the age of the earth? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Do aliens exist?
Today Daniel and Jorge answer questions from Karah and Oz, the hosts of the podcast Sleepwalkers. Listen to Sleepwalkers here Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why haven't aliens visited us?
What is the best way to explore the galaxy? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is the Weak Force?
Find out about the Weak Force on today's podcast with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Cold Fusion?
Will we ever be able to create unlimited energy with cold fusion? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How do you make gold?
Where does gold come from? Can scientists make it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How do MRIs work?
What is an MRI and how does it work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Quantum Tunneling?
Hint: It's not tunnels in switzerland. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can you sail on light?
How can we travel through the universe without running out of fuel? Find out today with Daniel and Jorge. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What do Quarks taste like?
Quarks have flavor and color but what do they taste and look like?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Listener Questions 4
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is the Earth round?
How do we know the earth is actually round and not just "global conspiracy?" Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How can we see Dark Matter?
We know it exists but what is it and how can we see it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Listener Questions 3
Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners, like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is Radiation?
Is it bad or good or spicy or mild? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What Is A Dyson Sphere?
We're not talking about your vacuum cleaner! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Bad Science Questions
Daniel and Jorge welcome Ethan, host of the Podcast Bad Science, and answer his questions about the universe. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world— one phone call at a time. On his new podcast, Science Rules!, he tackles the curliest questions on just about anything in the universe. Perhaps you’ve wondered: Should I stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? How often should I really be washing my pillowcase? Can I harvest energy from all those static-electricity shocks I get in the winter? Science Rules! Is out NOW - find it in your favorite podcast app. Learn more about your ad-choices at https:...


What Is Quantum Spin?
Everybody talks about it, but what IS it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Will A Gamma Ray Burst Kill You?
What are gamma ray bursts, and are they dangerous? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

BONUS: Welcome to Sleepwalkers
This is Sleepwalkers. With secret labs and expert guests, Oz Woloshyn and Karah Preiss explore the thrill of the AI revolution hands-on, to see how we can stay in control of our future. Sleepwalkers is now available. Listen on Apple Podcasts, the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts. Subscribe here!For behind the scenes information, check out the Sleepwalkers Instagram. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What's Inside The Earth?
What would happen if you jumped into a hole that went through the center of the Earth and out the other side? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How Does A Bicycle Balance?
We don't understand bicycles! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Why Does Time Go Forwards?
Why can't we change the direction of time? What are the past, present and future really?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is A Tachyon?
Are Tachyons real or just the stuff of science fiction? Thanks to Prof. Flip Tanedo (UC Riverside) for scientific review.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is Supersymmetry?
What's so super about this symmetry? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Questions From The Zeitgeist (ft The Daily Zeitgeist hosts)
Jack and Miles, hosts of The Daily Zeitgeist, ask Daniel and Jorge their most pressing questions about the universe; Why is the sky blue? Whats a quantum machine gun? How do planets form? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is A Space Elevator?
Can this actually work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Can You See A Black Hole?
What would a picture of a black hole look like? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Are The Weirdest Stars?
What are neutron stars, pulsars and magnetars? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What's Under The Ice On Europa?
This moon of Jupiter has an ENORMOUS ocean. Does anything live in it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What's The Biggest "Thing" in The Universe?
Planets, stars, galaxies, clusters, then what? What defines a "thing" and how big can they get? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Listener Questions 2.0
Join Daniel and Jorge as they respond to 4 questions from listeners, just like you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is A Superconductor?
How does a super conductor work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What Was Oumuamua?
What was that strange rock that passed through our solar system in 2017? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Are Quantum Fields?
Quantum Field Theory, explained! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is Time Dilation?
Why does time slow down when you go fast? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Why Do We Have Stars?
Why are there stars and planets and not just smooth matter everywhere? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How Does A Laser Work?
What makes a laser a laser? Pew Pew Pew!? Zap Zap Zap!? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How Old Is The Universe?
How long has the Universe been cooking, and how do we know? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What's At The Center Of The Galaxy?
What's at the center of the Milky Way? How do we know? Can we explain it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Are Wormholes Real?
Are wormholes a real thing out in space somewhere? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is Terraforming?
Can we make another planet habitable? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean?
How do we define Artificial Intelligence? Should we be worried that AI may one day take over Humanity? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is A New Particle Collider Worth $20B?
CERN just released a new report describing the next planned collider and its price! Is it worth it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How Did The Moon Form?
How did the Earth get such a weird, big fluffy moon? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What Are Cosmic Rays?
Who or what is shooting crazy high energy particles at us? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is The Multiverse Real?
What is the multiverse and is it real? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Listener Questions
We answer questions from listeners! The speed of light, the center of the universe and lasers! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is A Quantum Computer?
What is a quantum computer and how does it work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What Happens When Galaxies Collide?
Will our lives be affected when the Milky Way collides with Andromeda? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Why Is Gravity So Weird?
Why is gravity so much weaker than the other forces? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is the Universe pixelated?
Is there a shortest possible distance? Or can you cut space in half forever? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Are there other Earths out there?
How many liveable planets are out there, and can we reach them? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Was/Is There Life On Mars?
What do we know about life on Mars? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What Is String Theory?
We've all heard of it, but nobody really knows... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Will Physics Ever Explain Everything?
What is a "Theory of Everything" and how close are we to discovering it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is a Neutrino?
Explaining the weirdest little particle ever found Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How Does a Nuclear Bomb Work?
What would you need to build your own nuke? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is Teleportation Possible?
Can we really change locations without traveling through space? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is the Universe Random?
If you repeat the same experiment, do you get the same outcome? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Where Did Earth's Water Come From?
Young Earth was hot and dry. Where did the oceans come from? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Can We Travel Faster Than Light?
Why can't we travel faster than light? Can we ever reach the stars? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is Light a Particle or a Wave?
What is light made of? A particle, a wave, both, neither? Little puppies? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Are there Aliens?
Are we the only life in the Universe? What are scientists doing to find out? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Is Anti-Matter a Real thing?
Is anti-matter real or science fiction? Is it dangerous, or delicious? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


How will the Universe die?
How long will the Universe last, and what are the possible fates? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is making the Universe explode?
How we learned that something is tearing the Universe apart, and what it might mean. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Will an Asteroid Kill You?
Could humans go the way of the dinosaurs: extinction by space rock? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What's Inside a Black Hole?
What is a black hole, and what would it be like to fall into one? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

How Big is the Universe?
Does the Universe go on forever, or have an end? What shape is it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What is Dark Matter?
How dark matter was discovered, and what it might be Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


What is everything made of?
What's the smallest piece of matter? Is there one?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What are Gravitational Waves?
What does it mean for gravity to make waves? How do we see them? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

When will the Sun explode?
How long can we enjoy the sunshine before we need a new star? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is Time Travel Possible?
Do any science fiction movies get time-travel right? Will it ever be possible? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

What came before the Big Bang?
What could have caused the Big Bang, and what came before it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

Are we Living in a Simulation?
How can we tell if what we see is real or simulated? Does it matter? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...


Is the Higgs Boson useful?
What is the Higgs Boson and why do we care? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers...