This is Rocket Science
By Henry Manelski
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Run by the Columbia Space Initiative and hosted by Henry Manelski and David Tibbits, "This is Rocket Science" explores all things space related. We hope you enjoy it.
||CleanEpisode #010: Russia, SpaceX and Elon's Tweets||Episode 10! In this episode we discussed Russia's beef with SpaceX's new rocket engine, Elon's tweets and other miscellaneous space stuff. We hope you enjoy the episode!||3/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #009: From Interstellar to the Martian - Space in Science Fiction||Episode 9! In this episode we discuss the science behind some of our favorite movies: Interstellar, the Martian and Star Wars. We take a lot of audience questions and talk about memes (the usual). We hope you enjoy the episode!||2/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #008: Crazy Rocket Concepts and the Space Shuttle program (Season II Premiere)||Episode VIII! In this episode we talk about some of the craziest ideas in rocketry, discuss developments in the Chinese space program and the legacy of the Space Shuttle program. We hope you enjoy the episode. Editing note: We have replaced the 1 kHz tone (used for the suppression of foul language) with the line "Houston we have a problem." We think it's pretty hilarious.||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #007: Interview with Dr. David Helfand, Dark Energy and Dark Matter (Season Finale!)||Episode VII! In this episode, we talk about dark energy and dark matter with Dr. David Helfand. Dr. Helfand is a professor of Astronomy at Columbia University whose research interests include X-ray surveys and neutron stars. This is also our season finale! We hope you enjoy the episode.||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #006: Interview with Astronaut Mike Massimino!||Episode VI! In this episode, we were graced with the presence of former NASA Astronaut, Columbia Engineering Professor and living legend Dr. Mike Massimino. We had a fun conversation about how to become an astronaut, what life is like for an astronaut, and a little bit about the future of space exploration||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #005: Interview with Dr. David Kipping||Episode V! This episode features an interview with Dr. David Kipping. He is a leader in the field of exoplanet research and a professor of Astronomy at Columbia University. We start by introducing some terms and vocabulary related to his research and then get right in the interview. We hope you enjoy it!||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #004: Asteroids and Space Mining||Episode IV! In this episode we discuss Asteroids, Space mining and, of course, Elon Musk (praise be). We were happy to be joined by the biggest live audience to date. We hope you enjoy the episode! Music Attributions in chronological order - Chill Day by Lakey Inspired - Laidback by Fascinating Earthbound Objects||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #003: Simulation Theory and Gravitational Waves||In this episode we discuss a couple topics with the tendency to blow our minds: the concept of a simulation and gravitational waves. We hope you enjoy it. Music Attributions in chronological order - Chill Day by Lakey Inspired (https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/chill-day) - Laidback by Fascinating Earthbound Objects (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/fascinating_earthbound_objects/simultaneous_eon/fascinating_earthbound_objects-04-laidback)||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #002: Colonization, the Space Force and Black Holes||Episode II! In this episode we try discussing the colonization of space but the audience quickly gets us off track. There are bad puns and stale memes - we hope you enjoy it. Music Attributions in chronological order - Chill Day by Lakey Inspired (https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/chill-day) - Laidback by Fascinating Earthbound Objects (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/fascinating_earthbound_objects/simultaneous_eon/fascinating_earthbound_objects-04-laidback)||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #001: Megastructures and Alien Life||Episode I! Hopefully this podcast will not be a bitter disappointment, unlike another infamous and ill-fated Episode I. In this episode we discuss aliens, megastructures, space elevators and take some questions from our "live studio audience." Music Attributions in chronological order - Chill Day by Lakey Inspired (https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired/chill-day) - Sweet Dreams (ID 1006) by Lobo Loco (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/Over_Midnight/Sweet_Dreams_ID_1006) - Laidback by Fascinating Earthbound Objects (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/fascinating_earthbound_objects/simultaneous_eon/fascinating_earthbound_objects-04-laidback)||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The creators of this show are absolute geniuses
learned more from this podcast than half my professors at an ivy 🚀