Ep 305: Our four year anniversary!



Our four year anniversary!

After four years of doing the show, we’re still doing the show! In celebration we talk about the show, how it started, how Phil joined as cohost, nuclear fusion, quantum tunneling, planetary probes, and a lightspeed camera.
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Ep 304: A space station in Parel, and cannons in orbit



A space station in Parel, and cannons in orbit

America’s Skylab space station was badly damaged during its launch. Meanwhile the USSR launch several space stations, some of which worked better than others.
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Ep 303: Wrapping up the moon



Wrapping up the moon

We cover the Apollo 15 through 17 missions. That includes the lunar rover vehicle, moonquakes, the incredible shrinking moon, and a colorful surprise.
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Ep 302: Apollo FORE-teen



Apollo FORE-teen

Apollo fourteen was a mission that went almost entirely according to plan. It included the moon trees, and the only person to play golf on the moon’s surface so far.
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Ep 301: Apollo 13 and its problems



Apollo 13 and its problems

The Apollo 13 mission never landed on the moon; they only swung around it. They had a little problem when part of their spacecraft decided to explode. We also salute Michael Collins, Astronaut for the Gemini and Apollo programs, who died last week at the age of 90.
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Ep 299: Apollo 12, and the lab has a problem



Apollo 12, and the lab has a problem

We talk about the “Lunar Surveyor” program, and Apollo 12. For our second mission to the moon, almost everything went perfectly. Which is much more than I can say about Monday.
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Ep 298: One giant leap



One giant leap

We talk about Apollo 1 through 11, take a little time to look at the Apollo program’s onboard computers, and finally finish with the first human footsteps on the moon.
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Ep 297: FTL, and the relativistic refrigerator



FTL, and the relativistic refrigerator

In honor of April fools’ day, we start with real science and then go off into wild speculation. We talk about the possibility of faster than light, and time travel. Not to be taken seriously, but fun!
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Ep 296: Apollo’s fiery chariot



Apollo’s fiery chariot

To go to the moon, you need the right equipment. This includes the giant Saturn V rocket, and the escape system to get you away from your giant rocket when something goes wrong. Join us for a look at the hardware of the Apollo program.
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