What lies hidden in the murky hallways of the cosmos? Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist Jackie Faherty, PhD, and co-host Chuck Nice answer your fan-submitted questions on brown dwarfs, interstellar objects, Planet 9, and more!NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-between-planets-and-stars-with-jackie-faherty/Thanks to this week’s Patrons for supporting us:Scott Peterson, Kody Krier, Anette Woolsey, Joe Aguirre, Daniel Hargrove, Jill BurkeyImage Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble; Processing & License: Judy Schmidt.
On April 25th, 2018, the European Space Agency’s Gaia observatory released its second data catalog, which includes the distances to a staggering 1.4 billion stars. Museum Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains why these new findings are important to astronomers, and how Gaia’s data can help us unlock our galaxy’s past, present, and future.
An eclipse is coming - which means we need to get you prepared!!! We are joined by Dr. Jackie Faherty, PhD Astronomer, Senior scientist and Senior Manager in the Department of Astrophysics and the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History, and she has all the answers to our questions!