Exposing PseudoAstronomy

July 1, 2012

Podcast Episode 42: Who’s Yo Mamma?! (Milky Way or Sagittarius Dwarf?)


Episode 42 has been posted — on time, I might add. We’re back to the 30-minute episode length and get back to some good ol’ Coast to Coast AM clips.

I take you on a whirlwind custody case that’s 10 years (or 5 billion years?) in the making, trying to figure out if our solar system is really a member of the Milky Way galaxy, or is it a member of the Sagittarius Dwarf galaxy, a galaxy that was only discovered in 1994 and is currently being eaten alive by the Milky Way.

I also have another crater-based Q&A, discuss the solution to episode 40’s puzzler including the feedback that everyone sent in on what the fate of the puzzler should be, and then a few quick announcements.

2 Comments »

  1. […] exist – yet they do. We also know of long processes taking place right now, such as the Sagittarius Dwarf galaxy that is being eaten by the Milky way over a time scale of billions of years – this was […]

    Pingback by Research! « Eye on the ICR — July 4, 2012 @ 9:53 pm | Reply

  2. Great Episode, Stuart.

    Comment by Belgarath — July 5, 2012 @ 4:35 pm | Reply


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