Pale Blue Pod

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Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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Katherine Johnson at the Kitchen Table
41:49

Moiya and Corinne are back with another bio episode, this one diving into the life and work of a previously hidden figure: Katherine Johnson!

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Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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Jan 30, 2023
Universal Speed in an Elephant Sanctuary
56:13

Moiya and Corinne figure out how fast we're moving through space. And when you add up all our motion from the Earth spinning to the Milky Way slinking towards Andromeda, we're moving FAST!

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Jan 23, 2023
Aurora in a Ski Lodge
44:31

Moiya and Corinne talk about the colorful shining spectacle on pretty much everyone's bucket list: the aurora! How do they happen, where should you go to see one, and do they make a sound?

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Jan 16, 2023
SETI in a Beauty Salon
01:00:14

Moiya and Corinne talk about the history of the search for alien life. They cover the Drake Equation, Fermi Paradox, and techno- plus biosignatures.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Jan 09, 2023
Space Junk in a Bookstore
56:36

Moiya and Corinne talk about the MILLIONS of pieces of debris floating around Earth from asteroids and comets to broken spacecraft. They discuss where it all came from and what we humans are doing to keep Earth safe from it.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Jan 02, 2023
Fluid Motion at a Carnival
50:56

Moiya and Corinne dive into notes from Moiya's favorite grad school class. They talk about the nature of fluids, what makes them move, and where you can find them in space.

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  • This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/palebluepod and get on your way to being your best self.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dec 26, 2022
Light on a Feather Down Couch
01:05:23

Moiya and Corinne take a fun romp through the electromagnetic spectrum. It turns out space is lit up by a big rainbow of colors we can't see or imagine, and this episode dives into the history and advantages of observing space through each of the different "colors."

*CORRECTION*: 1 nanometer is one billionth of a meter, not one millionth.

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  • Brilliant is a great way to practice science and math in a hands-on way! To get started for free, visit brilliant.org/palebluepod. The first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant's annual premium subscription.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.

Pale Blue Pod is a member of the Multitude Collective.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dec 19, 2022
Vera Rubin in a Glass Greenhouse
50:02

Moiya and Corinne dive deep into the life of an influential astronomer from the past. Dr. Vera Rubin proved to the world that dark matter existed, and her work was consistently overlooked by her peers.

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  • Check out StarTripper, a sci-fi podcast following the space adventures of Feston Pyxis. Available wherever you get your podcasts or at StarTripperHQ.com.
  • Brilliant is a great way to practice science and math in a hands-on way! To get started for free, visit brilliant.org/palebluepod. The first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant's annual premium subscription.

Find Us Online


Credits


About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dec 12, 2022
Eclipses in a Cabin in the Woods
55:09

Moiya and Corinne talk about eclipses while apple cider bubbles on a stove in the background. They discuss how eclipses work, the differences between partial and total eclipses, and what humans have been able to learn from these fortunate syzygies throughout history.

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  • Become a star and support us on patreon at patreon.com/palebluepod!
  • Check out Dr. Moiya's other podcast, EXOLORE! Analyze and build fictional worlds with Moiya and her guests wherever you get your podcasts or at exolorepod.com

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  • Brilliant is a great way to practice science and math in a hands-on way! To get started for free, visit brilliant.org/palebluepod. The first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant's annual premium subscription.

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Credits


About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Dec 05, 2022
Big Bang in a Rain-Lashed Tent
50:24

Moiya and Corinne zoom wayyyyy back in time to focus on the start of it all: the first three minutes of the universe. Turns out, a lot can happen in the tiniest fractions of a second! Eventually, Moiya and Corinne realize they could never be as productive as the universe.

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  • Check out StarTripper, a sci-fi podcast following the space adventures of Feston Pyxis. Available wherever you get your podcasts or at StarTripperHQ.com.
  • Brilliant is a great way to practice science and math in a hands-on way! To get started for free, visit brilliant.org/palebluepod. The first 200 of you will get 20% off Brilliant's annual premium subscription.

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Credits


About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Nov 28, 2022
Galaxy Shapes in an Attic
50:15

Moiya gushes to Corinne about her favorite galaxies and explains what galaxies are made of. Together they make fun (just a little bit) of the way astronomers separate galaxies into categories.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Nov 21, 2022
Pluto in Grandma's Living Room
50:16

For the pilot episode, Moiya and Corinne tackle a very important question: is Pluto a planet? They discuss how planets are formed, the criteria for planethood, and ultimately decide once and for all how we should all view our cold, little planetary neighbor.

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About Us

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.




This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Nov 21, 2022
Hello from Pale Blue Pod
00:45

Pale Blue Pod is an astronomy podcast for people who are overwhelmed by the universe but want to be its friend. Astrophysicist Dr. Moiya McTier and comedian Corinne Caputo demystify space one topic at a time with open eyes, open arms, and open mouths (from so much laughing and jaw-dropping). By the end of each episode, the cosmos will feel a little less “ahhh too scary” and a lot more “ohhh, so cool!” New episodes every Monday.



This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
Nov 07, 2022