Episode 836

Orbit Size Telescopes, Meteors Destroying Satellites, Artificial Gravity | Q&A 186

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June 7th, 2022

38 mins 47 secs

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About this Episode

In this week's Questions and Answers show, I answer what it would take to build a telescope as big as the Earth's orbit around the Sun, why SgrA* seems to have been rolled over on its side, and how we know the age of stars.

00:00 Start
01:50 [Tatooine] Could we have a telescope the size of Earth's orbit?
08:11 [Coruscant] Why is SgrA* rolled over on its side?
09:53 [Hoth] How do we know the age of stars?
14:19 [Naboo] Could you have a collection of smaller mirrors working together?
17:19 [Kamino] Why not build two Uranus missions?
19:11 [Bespin] Why do white dwarfs explode at 1.4 times the mass of the Sun?
21:23 [Mustafar] Where are the Voyagers?
22:20 [Alderaan] Could a meteor storm destroy satellites?
23:49 [Dagobah] Could aliens know there's life on Earth?
27:03 [Yavin] Has anyone ever built artificial gravity in space?
31:36 [Mandalore] How do we get more people to try stargazing?
33:06 [Geonosis] How do you orbit a Lagrange point?
35:31 [Corellia] Are there any missions to return to Pluto?

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