Episode 70: Muon, Science cat, Muon

Posted Jan 16, 2017 by bn

Muons are very small fundamental particles that are much heavier than they should be. their name is pronounced “mew-on” btws.

anyway, they fall apart pretty quickly, but they rain down on us from the upper

atmosphere at almost the speed of light. It’s magical, and fascinating and pretty useful. They cascade down from spaaace!

 

Our Guest this time is Sarah Gailey, the author of “River of Teeth” a story about hippos versus cowboys!!  She also wrote a ton of awesome essays about harry potter and you can also follower her on twitter.

 

Physicists:Dr.Ryan Martin and Diana Cowern (host of Physics girl youtube videos!!!)

Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists 

Exit Music: John Vanderslice 

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