Sun, 22 December 2013
Teachers take things from an unrefined state to a point where they are wonderous. Poets are apt at describing both of these. This episode of TiPhy aims to teach genius poet Taylor Mali about where the planets in our solar system came from. Taylor's time with us was a little short, and our conversation broached many topics. listen after the end music to hear some crazy conversations. My physicists are Catherine and Dave!
Direct download: Ep_40_Snowlines_and_No_Rhymes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41am PDT
Fri, 6 December 2013
So. If someone comes up to you and tells you that there are planets out there made of ice and water, you'd go "yeah". and if they said "there are planets made of diamond", you'd probably shrug. what if I told you there were stars made of pasta? well there aren't. theyr'e made of protons and neutrons and electrons that are shaped like pasta!
PASTA PHASES OF MATTER IN NEUTRON STARS!!!!
My guest is my old pal sean martin. My experts are Jocelyn Read and Andrew Steiner. FUN!
Direct download: Ep_39_Pasta_Stars.mp3
Category:physics -- posted at: 9:59pm PDT