Universe University

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

27 episodes of Universe University since the first episode, which aired on September 26th, 2018.

  • After Talk for Episode 12 w/ Guest Konnor Blunt

    Episode  |  October 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    blunt report, flying saucers, history, nasa, project blue book, roswell, science, sleep paralysis, space

    Host, Producer, and fellow science podcaster discuss the UFO phenomenon.

  • Episode 12: The UFO Enigma

    Episode  |  October 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    cold war, flying saucers, history, nasa, project blue book, roswell, space, ufos

    From 1947 to 1969, the U.S. government was involved with multiple projects designed to investigate mysterious objects flying in the skies of the planet Earth.

  • After Talk for Episode 11 w/guest Beth Gordon

    Episode  |  July 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 24 mins
    apollo 11, first man, moon landing, moon walk, nasa, saturn v, soyuz, space race, von braun

    Guest Beth Gordon discusses her visits to space museums around the country.

  • Episode 11: One Small Step: 50 Years Later

    Episode  |  July 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins
    apollo 11, first man, moon landing, moon walk, nasa, saturn v, soyuz, space race, von braun

    A closer look at each member of the crew of Apollo 11 and the immensity of their historic voyage.

  • After Talk for Episode 10 w/Guest Michael Tremmel PhD

    Episode  |  June 28th, 2019  |  54 mins 12 secs

    The author of multiple papers on supermassive black holes talks physics with host Chris Grant.

  • Episode 10: Black Holes: Windows to Oblivion

    Episode  |  June 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 28 secs
    astronomy, black holes, einstein, nasa, singularity, space, yale

    It was Albert Einstein who showed us just how strange the fabric of the universe really is... but black holes raise questions that are even more paradoxical.

  • After Talk for Episode 9

    Episode  |  April 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Guest Konner Blunt joins the after talk to discuss Pluto, the discipline of science, and life on Mars.

  • Episode 9: Pluto: God of the Underworld

    Episode  |  April 15th, 2019  |  52 mins 34 secs
    clyde tombaugh, mike brown, neil degrasse tyson, new horizons, planets, pluto

    An account of the discovery of Pluto and the greatest controversy in the history of astronomy.

  • After Talk for Episode 8

    Episode  |  February 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Host and Producer discuss the face on Mars, the problem of space junk, and options for traveling to Mars.

  • Episode 8: Musk's Mars (By Way of Zubrin) [2 of 2]

    Episode  |  February 18th, 2019  |  56 mins 33 secs
    curiosity, elon musk, mars, red planet, robert zubrin, spacex

    Elon Musk founds SpaceX in the hopes of colonizing Mars.

  • After Talk for Episode 7

    Episode  |  February 15th, 2019  |  52 mins 1 sec
    elon musk, green bank observatory, mars, red planet, robert zubrin, spacex, valles marineris, viking

    The after talk welcomes its first guest to discuss Mars research.

  • Episode 7: Musk's Mars (By Way of Zubrin) [part 1 of 2]

    Episode  |  February 11th, 2019  |  41 mins 19 secs
    elon musk, mars, red planet, robert zubrin, spacex, valles marineris, viking

    Mankind's quest to set foot on the red planet.

  • After Talk for Episode 6

    Episode  |  January 2nd, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Host and Producer discuss space stations, nuclear technology, and starships.

  • Episode 6: War and Space

    Episode  |  December 31st, 2018  |  52 mins
    manhattan project, military history, orion, project orion, starship

    A look at the role of the American and Soviet militaries in outer space...

  • Christmas Special: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 8

    Episode  |  December 24th, 2018  |  6 mins 49 secs

    50 years ago tonight, on Christmas Eve, the three man crew of Apollo 8 went into orbit around the moon. Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders became the first humans in history to see the moon up close...

  • After Talk for Episode 5

    Episode  |  November 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 36 mins
    bible, copernicus, galileo, light pollution, nasa

    Host and producer discuss star gazing and Neil deGrasse Tyson's view on Giordano Bruno.