In this episode, we investigate the Goldilocks Zone, the area around a star where planets might have the right conditions for habitability, and we travel through the solar system to look for life outside Earth.
Welcome to The Astroholic Explains and I’m your host, Chris
And I’m Alfredo, the Astroholic.
This is a podcast where I throw some cosmic conundrums your way,
and I try my best to answer them. Let’s get started!
Today’s question is a little bit of a two-parter, because I’ve tried to be a little bit smart and come up with something quite fun. But if my terminology is completely wrong, then it may screw up the entire question. In which case I’ve got a backup.
Can I take the Mickey out of you if it’s completely wrong?
I don’t think I get a choice in that.
Of course not. So go ahead.
Right. Okay. So up there in the sky at night,
So far, so good.
..You’re not going to look down at the stars unless you’re upside down. Anyway, let me ask my question. In the sky up above us, we see Ursa Major, we ...