From the smallest bits of the atom comes the understanding of the furthest reaches of the universe. Fasten your seat belts as we head into deep space! UW Astronomy and Physics Professor Ellen Zweibel joins Perpetual Notion Machine host Patrick Sajbel to delve into intergalactic astrophysics, dark matter and detection of cosmic rays at the […]
We all know about the Big Bang, or at least have heard about it, but what really happened to create all the stellar constellations, galaxy clusters and our very own pale blue dot in the universe? Astronomers have some clues about how it may have happened, but much remained unsolved and up for speculation by […]
Brian Cox is a world famous particle physicist from Great Britain who also teaches at the University of Manchester. He has also written a book with his colleague Jeff Forshaw called Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos. And as this is a pledge drive, the Perpetual Notion Machine has two copies of the book as […]
A few weeks ago we featured a discussion between PNM Producer Jake Walters and Caltech theoretical physicist Sean Carroll. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the opportunity to air its entirety. Tonight, we’ll get the chance to do just that as we dive deep into the reasoning behind scientific knowledge and humanity’s ultimate place in the universe.