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But Why Live: Space, Earth And The Big Bang


But Why will be taking your space questions live on air on July 12! And you can participate from home, where ever you are!

We’ll be joined by astronomer and physicist John O’Meara to answer your many questions about the Big Bang and other far out topics.

But Why is taking over the airwaves of VPR’s daily news program Vermont Edition on July 12 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

A screenshot with a red arrow pointing at the playhead for people to click to stream VPR through its website

You’ll be able to stream the program live from anywhere in the world by scrolling up to the top of this page and pressing play (see left). Or you can watch the episode on Facebook Live.

If you have a question, you can send it before July 12 to Kids can call in to ask their question at 1-800-639-2211.

We can only take your calls while the program is on the air, so please don’t call in until July 12 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 


Melody is the Contributing Editor for But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids and the co-author of two But Why books with Jane Lindholm.
Jane Lindholm is the host, executive producer and creator of But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids. In addition to her work on our international kids show, she produces special projects for Vermont Public. Until March 2021, she was host and editor of the award-winning Vermont Public program Vermont Edition.
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