Episode 72: Moonquake

Posted May 1, 2017 by bn


i don’t want to alarm you but the moon is shrinking

it’s getting smaller.6eV3W2q

and smaller

and smaller.

and as it shrinks, its surface SHAKES.

and we’ve known for years.

The unchanging moon, sitting in the sky since the dawn of time? It is a figment of our collective imagination.

Today’s guest is an expert on Imaginary Worlds! Indeed, Eric Molinsky hosts a podcast by that very name!

To help me through all of this, I have recruited two notable planetary physicists! Meg Rosenburg and Briony Horgan. oh man this episode rocks.

Physicists:Dr. Meg Rosenburg, Dr. Briony Horgan

Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists 

Exit Music: John Vanderslice