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Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
The JAXA Space and Astronautical Science Podcast is a series of entertaining and educational long-form interviews with English-speaking scientists and other essential staff from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. We talk with scientists on the front lines of space exploration regarding planetary science, astrophysics, engineering, robotics, exoplanets, and various research fields. We also take a look at the lives of our guests and get to know them on a personal level. Join us as we expl ...
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Exploring and terraforming Mars will be the greatest scientific and engineering challenge in the history of our species. From landfall and building the first cities to manipulating an entire planetary environment, this podcast will dive into the science of space exploration, settlement and terraforming! Join Alexander Winn, creator of TerraGenesis and founder of Edgeworks Entertainment, as he walks you through the real science behind his hit indie terraforming game, TerraGenesis, and how tho ...
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a podcast review of classic and contemporary literature and movies in science fiction, fantasy and related genres
Culturally insensitive commentary, space-time stuff and world news. In each episode, Hosts Herbie Pearlman and Brian Horustopheles Labrecque will de-construct the anatomy of the physical and or political universe. Brian is a writer and indie film god and Herbie Pearlman is a guru and spiritual advisor to the world's homeless Viagra enthusiasts. Find us at www.laser.yoga/scienceboobies
A new trend in patient-centered design focuses on making environments more comfortable and less scary.
We are approaching the 10th anniversary of Curiosity’s arrival in the Red Planet’s Gale crater. The rolling laboratory is still making profound discoveries as it reveals beautiful vistas and closeups. Project scientist Ashwin Vasavada shares some of the most significant finds in the last year. We’re deep into winter in the northern hemisphere, maki…
Researchers are exploring the health benefits of literally chilling out.
Swiss forensic geneticists analyzed DNA recovered from postage stamps dating back to World War I and solved a century-old paternity puzzle.
Like every other aspect of our society, how we handle death and dying needs to change in the face of climate change. This method may be a path forward.
A mathematical model shows how a thermodynamic mechanism could have made protocells split in two.
Conservationists are teaming up with fossil experts to help the bivalves—and the state’s oyster economy—survive.
If you're looking to the future and wondering exactly how to prepare your children for a changing world, these resources can help.
The Parker Solar Probe dipped within the corona on its eighth encounter with our star. It found phenomena that have surprised and delighted heliophysicists, and it captured a movie that is one of the greatest space videos ever. We’ll talk about these and more with Nicola “Nicky” Fox, director of NASA’s Heliophysics Division, and Nour Raouafi, the m…
The famous cartoon schemer has an ingenious plan to lure Bugs Bunny out of his hole—and it involves a giant magnet and an iron carrot.
The task of 2022 will be figuring out how much action we’re willing to take and how much disease and death we’ll tolerate.
Scientists at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory are using monitoring equipment to track our impact on the planet more accurately than ever before.
New rockets, new legislation, and a new direction for planetary exploration are just some of the major events happening in space in the coming year. D.C. Operations Chief Brendan Curry returns to the show to explore these and other issues that will shape the next decade of space exploration and occupy The Planetary Society's advocacy and policy tea…
Soaring temperatures are rapidly thawing permafrost, leading to huge sinkholes called thermokarst. Northern fires are making the situation even worse.
Governments and companies around the world are finally acting to create a green economy and avoid climate catastrophe.
NASA’s Artemis program aims to return humans to the Moon for the first time since 1972. We visit Naval Base San Diego to board the USS John P. Murtha, the ship that may recover the uncrewed Artemis 1 Orion capsule when it returns from the Moon this year. Next, Daniel Kopp of ILC Dover tells us about work underway to create the next moonsuit. Every …
The pandemic should have been a wake-up call—instead, emissions have climbed once more. Here's how the US could have seized the opportunity.
Through his encyclopedic study of the electron, an obscure figure named Stefano Laporta found a handle on the subatomic world’s fearsome complexity.
Even ordinary actions, like tossing a tennis ball, can be extraordinarily complex to calculate. The trick is knowing what to leave out.
The chili peppers thrived in a controlled microgravity environment. But to develop agriculture away from Earth, NASA will have to think outside the box.
Mat Kaplan and six Planetary Society colleagues review a year full of accomplishments, firsts and exciting discoveries. Society CEO Bill Nye opens the show with a celebration of the James Webb Space Telescope’s launch. Next is a round robin discussion with Jason Davis, Casey Dreier, Kate Howells, and Rae Paoletta. We close with Bruce Betts’ recap o…
Studying how and why rhythm evolved in these primates could help unravel the mysteries of human musicality.
Creating bespoke cells could transform testing and help develop new treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Researchers have created jellyfish whose nerve cells light up when they fire, offering a tantalizing view of neurology before the rise of the brain.
Space historian William Sheehan and planetary scientist Jim Bell have written a fascinating history of humankind’s at least 5,000-year relationship with the Red Planet. “Discovering Mars” is filled with anecdotes about the people who have revealed Mars. The chronicle includes Mars helicopter Ingenuity’s flights and then looks to the future of explo…