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Cosmic Vertigo presents.. Little Tiny
11:59 | Feb 11th
ABC podcast Little Tiny explores world history via the small things that have shaped it - all in the space of a coffee break! In this episode, host Kara Schlegl delves into the discovery of the cosmic microwave background. To hear more, search for ...Show More
Cosmic Vertigo | Stargazing Special
32:34 | Jun 1st, 2018
Stargazing Live on ABC TV gathered astronomers and astrophysicists for three nights of discoveries and record-breaking observation. Join Alan as he explores the Siding Spring Observatory, where Amanda worked, and asks these professional stargazers (...Show More
014 | Emptier than empty
27:18 | May 29th, 2018
We’re told space is a vast empty vacuum. But how empty can it be, if we know it’s full of stars and black holes, nebulas and galaxies? Alan and Amanda hop aboard a space elevator and rise through the Earth's atmospheric layers to explore our not-so-...Show More
013 | Denser than dense
29:27 | May 29th, 2018
Imagine the mass of the sun crushed into something the size of the earth – what you're picturing is a white dwarf. But things can get much more dense than that. Amanda and Alan deliver a lesson in density with a side of salt and aioli (BYO chips).
Cosmic Query | Robots on the moon?
05:53 | May 23rd, 2018
In Season one, Amanda and Alan took an inventory of what we've left on the Moon: golf balls, a couple of flags, 96 bags of human waste ... But Ashton, a listener, wonders whether any robots (or humans) are up there.
011 | Bigger than big
29:03 | May 15th, 2018
The biggest things in the Universe don't necessarily last the longest. Massive swollen stars, hundreds of times bigger than our own sun, burn through their fuel and either explode into a supernova or become a black hole.
Cosmic Query | Red planet... Wet planet?
05:58 | May 10th, 2018
Cosmic Vertigo is back — and when they're not discussing the extremes of the Universe, Alan and Amanda are answering the big questions. Your questions. This week, it's the little issue of water on Mars.
GUESS WHO'S BACK?!
01:52 | Feb 7th, 2018
Cosmic Vertigo season 2 is COMING SOON! And we need your help. Want to share your own personal experience of Cosmic Vertigo? Or do you have a spacey question you're burning to ask Alan and Amanda? Grab a smartphone, and use the inbuilt audio recorder...Show More
Cosmic Vertigo presents.. Sum of All Parts
32:17 | Oct 12th, 2017
Cosmic Vertigo producer Joel Werner has a new podcast! Sum of All Parts tells extraordinary stories from the world of numbers. The episode featured here is.. 'Phoenix + Electron'.. Melbourne, 1989. Two teenagers hack Australia's recently establ...Show More