Astronomy Cast

Take a fact-based journey through the cosmos. Tune in to hear weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosted by Fraser Cain (Universe Today) and Dr. Pamela L. Gay (SIUE), this show brings the questions of an avid astronomy lover direct to an astronomer. Together Fraser and Pamela explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us. Astronomy Cast is supported through individual donations and the sponsorship of Swinburne Astronomy Online.

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Our series on Universe weirdness continues, this time we learn how astronomers are struggling to make sense of the age of the Universe.


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episode 539: Astronomy Cast 539: Weird Issues: Why We Don't Know the Age of Saturn's Rings


How old are Saturn's rings? They could be brand new, or they could be as ancient as the Solar System itself. Planetary scientists thought they knew the answer thanks to new data from Cassini, but new ideas are calling even that into question. 


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episode 538: Astronomy Cast Ep. 538: Asteroids: Rubble piles of the Solar System


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episode 537: Astronomy Cast Ep. 537


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 09 September 2019  37m
 
 

Libsyn Survey Request


Please help us keep bringing you content by going to http://survey.libsyn.com/astronomycast and filling out the survey, so Libsyn can find us sponsors for Astronomy Cast!


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 10 August 2019  0m
 
 

Astronomy Cast on Hiatus until Sept 2019


Astronomy Cast will be on hiatus for July and August. Don't worry, we'll be back in September, and we might just have surprises for you all along this summer! Don't forget you can still catch Pamela with Daily Space, rocket launches and specials on...


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 01 July 2019  2m
 
 

episode 536: Astronomy Cast Ep. 536


536: Everyday Relativity Astronomy Cast 536: Everyday Relativity by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Relativity is used in more day to day situations than you may realize. In this episode, we will count (some of) the ways. This episode is brought to...


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 01 July 2019  35m
 
 

episode 535: Astronomy Cast Ep. 535


535: Astronomy-Related Things To Do This Summer Astronomy Cast 535: Astronomy-Related Things To Do This Summer by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay It's summertime, and time for our annual Astronomy Cast hiatus. But that doesn't mean that the...


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