Answers to Space Science Questions

Answers to questions about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

27 July 2021

How high you need to go, if at all, to experience microgravity...

26 July 2021

Why are monied entrepreneurs all dashing into space this week?

29 June 2021

Astrophysicist Katie Mack weighs in on the state of the sky...

29 June 2021

What's really out there in the darkness of space?

29 June 2021

Given the Big Bang was such a quick expansion, are we at risk of equally quickly shrinking down again?

22 September 2020

Listener David asks how to measure time during space travel - and how the body clock gets affected...

15 September 2020

North Carolina State University's Katie Mack answers our listener questions...

28 July 2020

Test yourself on these physics facts and space head-scratchers!

23 June 2020

Will the universe end up starless?

02 June 2020

How do you deal with disease in space

05 March 2020

And how dangerous are they?

05 March 2020

Particle physicist Chris Rogers took on this huge question...

04 February 2020

We've heard of black holes, what's a white hole?

04 February 2020

How to steal speed from Saturn.

04 February 2020

Pluto has Charon, Neptune has Triton...we just have Moon?

24 January 2020

What happens if the Earth's magnetic field ever reverses its polarity? Geologist John Underhill explains...

07 January 2020

And if so, is it growing or shrinking?

05 November 2019

How much acceleration can the human body stand?

05 November 2019

How do we choose who should colonise Mars?

04 November 2019

"Will space tourism ever be affordable?"

15 October 2019

What will be the impact of SpaceX's Starlink project?

10 September 2019

... how do we detect the cosmic microwave background?

13 August 2019

What temperature is the moon, with and without sunlight?