Universe University

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    After Talk for Episode 6

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

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

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    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...

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    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...

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    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.

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    Episode 5: The Heretic

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins
    carl sagan, copernicus, europa, galileo, io, jupiter, nasa, voyager

    The story of how Galileo became the father of modern science.

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    Episode 5 Preview

    Episode  |  October 31st, 2018  |  1 min 38 secs
    astronomy, carl sagan, copernicus, galileo, jupiter, ptolemy, telescope, voyager

    Preview of Episode 5.

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    After Talk for Episode 4 THE GRAND FINALE!

    Episode  |  October 24th, 2018  |  1 hr 27 mins

    A review of 'First Man' among other subjects...

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    Episode 4: Into the Great Wide Open (Part 3 of 3)

    Episode  |  October 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins
    apollo 11, first man, moon landing, moon walk, nasa, saturn v, soyuz, space race, von braun

    The space race comes to an end as humans attempt to land on the moon.

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    After Talk for Episode 3

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Host and producer discuss the physical hardships of space travel.

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    Episode 3: Into the Great Wide Open (Part 2 of 3)

    Episode  |  October 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins

    The space race continues with Project Gemini...