Curiosity Daily Podcast: Tips for Happy, Healthy Aging (w/ Daniel Levitin) and a Massive Collision Helped Us Judge the Milky Way’s Age
Learn about research-based advice for staying happy in your later years, from neuroscientist and author Daniel Levitin. Then, you’ll learn about how a faraway star helped researchers figure out when the Milky Way was formed.
February 18, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
Additional resources from Daniel Levitin:
- Pick up “Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives” on Amazon https://amzn.to/37c7vdX
- Other publications by Daniel Levitin on Amazon https://amzn.to/39m5zRt
- Official website https://www.daniellevitin.com/
- Follow @danlevitin on Twitter https://twitter.com/danlevitin
A Massive Collision Helped Us Judge the Milky Way’s Age by Grant Currin
- Dating a galaxy crash. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/m-dag011520.php
- Collision helped make the Milky Way -- and now we know when. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/yu-chm011320.php
- staff, S. X. (2017, July 27). Milky Way’s origins are not what they seem. Phys.Org; Phys.org. https://phys.org/news/2017-07-milky.html
- Smith, V. V., Tsuji, T., Hinkle, K. H., Cunha, K., Blum, R. D., Valenti, J. A., Ridgway, S. T., Joyce, R. R., & Bernath, P. (2003). High-Resolution Infrared Spectroscopy of the Brown Dwarf Indi Ba. The Astrophysical Journal, 599(2), L107–L110. https://doi.org/10.1086/381248
- Chaplin, W. J., Serenelli, A. M., Miglio, A., Morel, T., Mackereth, J. T., Vincenzo, F., Kjeldsen, H., Basu, S., Ball, W. H., Stokholm, A., Verma, K., Mosumgaard, J. R., Silva Aguirre, V., Mazumdar, A., Ranadive, P., Antia, H. M., Lebreton, Y., Ong, J., Appourchaux, T., … Yıldız, M. (2020). Age dating of an early Milky Way merger via asteroseismology of the naked-eye star ν Indi. Nature Astronomy. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0975-9
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