Universe University takes listeners on a cosmic adventure through outer space: from the history of human spaceflight and astronomy to the cutting edge theoretical physics. It is an entertaining and informative exploration of how human beings have sought and found answers to some of our most profound questions about the universe... as well as a look at those questions that are still unanswered.
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...
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.
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.
Article | November 5th, 2018
By Chris Grant
apollo 11, moon hoax, nasa
A comprehensive examination of moon landing hoaxes.
Episode | October 31st, 2018 | 1 min 38 secs
astronomy, carl sagan, copernicus, galileo, jupiter, ptolemy, telescope, voyager
Preview of Episode 5.
Episode | October 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 27 mins
A review of 'First Man' among other subjects...
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.
Episode | October 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 31 mins
Host and producer discuss the physical hardships of space travel.
Episode | October 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
The space race continues with Project Gemini...
Episode | October 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
A discussion of Nazi ethics, V-2 rockets, and Yuri Gagarin.
Episode | October 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 16 mins
cold war, nasa, sputnik
Part one of our three part series on the most amazing chapter in human history: the space race.
Episode | October 3rd, 2018 | 23 mins 53 secs
Episode | October 1st, 2018 | 50 mins 3 secs
The story of humans and our search for intelligent, extraterrestrial life in the universe...
Episode | September 26th, 2018 | 2 mins 1 sec
Just a quick introduction to our exciting new program.