Moiya McTier is an Astrophysicist, Folklorist, and host of Exolore Podcast.
How do they guard the entire galaxy? Get the answers to riveting questions like that and way more important questions on today's ep with Moiya McTier and Ever Mainard about GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Today we are joined by Moiya McTier. Moiya is an astrophysicist and folklorist with a passion for worldbuilding. We talk about her work studying exoplanets and galactic dynamics, we discuss why we can trust the scientific process precisely because it makes mistakes and owns them, and Moiya makes some helpful connections and analogies relating global and galactic systems to systems of oppression. Lets’ dive in. FEATURED LINKS Moiya McTier Official Moiya on Twitter SHOW LINKS Carry the Fire Podcast Website Instagram  Twitter Produced by Andy Lara at
Astronomer, author and Columbia grad-school student Moiya McTier has packed a lot of living and knowledge into her stupid human suit, and it's only half the age of Carol's and Sean's. Not fair. She joins us this week to talk about the possibility of life on other planets, institutional racism and growing up in the woods.
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New York, New York, United States of America
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