Episode 7: Extrasolar Planets with Ryan North

Posted Jan 22, 2012 by bn

Sometimes, using infrared telescopes, we can SEE PLANETS AROUND OTHER STARS!!!

In episode 7 my old friends Rupinder Brar and Joanna Woo join me to talk about the methods through which astronomers detect the existence of extrasolar planets. To help keep us in line and on time, we’ve invited Ryan North of Dinosaur comics. FANTASTIC!

Note: There’s some Extra conversation after the end music. we talk about Star Trek.


Guest:  Ryan North

Physicists: Joanna Woo, Rupinder Brar

Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists 

Exit Music: John Vanderslice 

Transcript: Ep_7_Extra_Solar_Planets