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Fraser
2009-Feb-17, 03:20 AM
Orbiting black holes generate gravity waves.This week Bob Novella of Skeptics Guide to the Universe is going to pepper Pamela with questions, testing her ability to leap from tides to gravitational waves to Higgs bosons. We'll see where this takes us on this skeptical journey through what is known and what we're trying to learn about this universe. Mon, 9 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT Ep. 125: A Zoo of Extrasolar Planets http://www.astronomycast.com/astronomy/ep-125-a-zoo-of-extrasolar-planets/ Dreaming up new planets is a favorite pastime of science fiction writers, but the universe often has them beat coming with planets in place and forms that we had quite thought to imagine. Today we know of 228 stars orbiting alien stars, and in this episode we will look at the diversity of these worlds, from Mushy Lava covered planets to Icy Giants to the hottest of hot Jupiters.

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