This episode’s question comes
from a listener named Todd who asks, “How do standard candles work?
It seems like a really huge assumption that all of these stars are
truly identical.”If you
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Join us to explore the universe. Each episode we tackle one question and ask Stuart Robbins, a professional astronomer, to help us understand the topic in under 5 minutes without a script. The show is a crossover of the Exposing PseudoAstronomy podcast and the award winning The Reality Check podcast.