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‘Star Stuff: A Space Poddity’ Ranked Among Top Astronomy Podcasts

Since Star Stuff’s humble beginnings in January of 2022, it’s become a standout among astronomy podcasts — all thanks to its loyal base of listeners! With season 2 on the way, it’s a great time to look back on some particularly stellar moments in Star Stuff history with a top-10 list of our favorite episodes. Read on to see the top 10 favorite episodes of our superstar hosts. But first, take a moment to check out where Star Stuff stands in the rankings of today’s most popular astronomy podcasts:

#8 on Goodpods

#18 on Podbay

#15 on Feedspot

#17 on Backtrack

#19 on Chartable

Cody’s Top 10 Favorite Episodes:

  1. Debating Space Conspiracy Theories
  2. Exploring Dark Skies With Grand Canyon “Dark Sky Ranger” Rader Lane
  3. We Got Astronomers To Review “The Thing”
  4. The Life of Stars: We Talk To Lowell Astronomer Dr. Gerard Van Belle
  5. What Would “Armageddon” Really Look Like?
  6. The Real Indiana Jones: We Talk To Dr. Johanson, The Lucy Discoverer
  7. The Adventures of an Asteroid Chaser And Shadow Hunter: We Talk To Dr. Cathy Olkin
  8. Finding Your Unicorn Career In STEM: We Talk To Alaina Levine
  9. Comets, Asteroids, And Centaurs
  10. Talking With Grown-Ups About Pluto: We Talk With Dan Durda

Hailey’s Top 10 Favorite Episodes:

  1. Finding Your Unicorn Career In STEM: We Talk To Alaina Levine
  2. Academic Burnout
  3. The Path of a Female Scientist
  4. Guess That Sci-Fi Movie: We Play a Podcast Game
  5. “My Other Vehicle Explored Pluto” — We Talk to Dr. Alan Stern
  6. We Got Astronomers To Review “The Thing”
  7. When Black Holes Collide
  8. Debating Space Conspiracy Theories
  9. Black Holes, Spacetime and Bread
  10.  Searching For New Worlds with Jake Clark

Listen to Recent Star Stuff Episodes

  • Apollo Astronauts At The Grand Canyon? We Talk To Dark Sky Ranger Rader Lane
    Filmed at the Grand Canyon! This episode features audience favorite Dark Sky Ranger Rader Lane to discuss the Astronomer in Residence program at the Grand Canyon with the Astronomer in Residence for May 2023… our very own Kevin Schindler! Learn about what research Kevin is doing from the Grand Canyon about the Apollo astronauts and […]
  • What Is Life Really Like In Space? – We Talk To Astronaut Nicole Stott
    Ever wondered what it’s like to live in space? Star Stuff sits down with Astronaut Nicole Stott to ask the important questions, from how living in space affected her art, how she helped so many through her adventures, and also what it’s like to pee in space. Find it all in this episode, and buy […]
  • Capturing The Cosmos: We Talk About Astrophotography
    In this episode of Star Stuff, we sit down with Lowell educator, Gavin Moriarty, to talk about the basics of astrophotography and how you can get started in the craft.
  • What Is Life?
    What is life? In this episode of Star Stuff, our hosts discuss what it means to be alive on Earth and beyond.
  • Star Stuff Podcast Nominated for a 2023 Viola Awards
    Creative Flagstaff’s 15th annual Viola Awards are set to take place at the historic Orpheum Theater on April 1, 2023. This award ceremony aims to celebrate creative excellence in the Flagstaff community, including art, music, architecture, and much more. This year, the Violas will recognize 49 finalists across 11 categories. We are over the Moon […]