Episode 50: The Death of Spirals with Kat Griffiths

Posted Sep 1, 2014 by bn

Oh man.
Galaxies are totally amazing.

why are there two types of galaxies? Why are they different colours?

the answer is simple: elliptical galaxies don’t have any baby stars in them.

Because all the gas got blown away or melted.

Ooops.

Today’s guest is Kat Griffiths!

Kat is one of the cohosts of the Verity Podcast (about doctor who), and she’s also a fangirl of epic import.

So much fun.

Also, Sean and Laura are back. it’s fun times.

Physicists: Sean Moran, Laura Hainline

 

Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists 

Exit Music: John Vanderslice 

Transcript: Ep_50_The_Death_Of_Spiral_Galaxies