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Caption: Artist concept of Dragonfly over the surface of Saturn's moon Titan., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL
NASA has given the go-ahead for Dragonfly, a flying rotorcraft that will explore Saturn’s mysterious moon Titan. Mission Principal Investigator Eli...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Launch attendees look up in wonder at the ascending SpaceX Falcon Heavy, carrying LightSail 2., Credit: Navid Baraty/The Planetary Society
A giant SpaceX Falcon Heavy lifted off in the early hours of June 25th. One week later, the LightSail 2 solar sail was released to begin its epic m...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Henk Ovink, Credit: Peter Magielsen
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: A false-color image mosaic shows Daphnis, one of Saturn's ring-embedded moons, and the waves it kicks up in the Keeler gap. Images collected by Cassini's close orbits in 2017 are offering new insight into the complex workings of the rings., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
It has been many months since the great Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere and fiery death. Yet the mission lives on as the reams...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Mark Plotkin, Credit: Courtesy Richie / Amazon Conservation Team
As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodive...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on how creativity c...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 51:00
Caption: •	The Williams College Eclipse Expedition was in Salem, Oregon, for the total solar eclipse that occurred on August 21, 2017., Credit: •	Jay Pasachoff and the Williams College solar Eclipse Expeditions
Jay Pasachoff visits Planetary Society headquarters for a conversation about the latest edition of his and Alex Filippenko’s monumental textbook Th...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ramez Naam
Whether or not we use the name Green New Deal to describe a set of aggressive long-term policies that will help humanity in the fight against clima...

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artist's concept of humans exploring Mars, Credit: NASA/JPL-CALTECH
This year’s Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC once again ended with a panel of Martian all-stars talking about their hopes for a future that i...

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  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Today in the fossil fuel-induced age of escalating climate disruption, the joker in the deck is the climate imperative to transition rapidly off fo...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Credit: NASA
The former Oklahoma congressman and Navy aviator stepped into the leadership role barely a year ago. Now he wants to see humans back on the Moon by...

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on aging and retire...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 48:31
Caption: Happiness [is an inside job]...
Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on aging and retire...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 50:20
Caption: Janine Benyus
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution ...

  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: LightSail 2 in the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo clean room, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Mat Kaplan visits Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for a last, clean room visit with LightSail 2, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing cubesat. While the...

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  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mat Kaplan and his Planetary Radio Live panel at the Planetary Defense Conference public event.  From left to right:  Mat, Nancy Chabot, Gerhard Drolshagen, Kelly Fast, Rüdiger Jehn, and Carrie Nugent, Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
Leaders of the global effort to avoid a catastrophic Near Earth Object impact gathered at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference. On the evening of ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on the importance o...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 53:42
Caption: Artist’s impression of a recently discovered super-Earth that orbits the nearby star GJ 1214. Discovered with the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-meter telescope at La Silla, GJ 1214b is the second super- Earth exoplanet for which astronomers have det, Credit: ESO / L. Calcada
There appear to be more mini-Neptunes (also known as Super Earths) across our galaxy than any other type of planet. Hannah Wakeford wants to learn...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Artist concept of the Lucy spacecraft during one of its Trojan asteroid flybys., Credit: NASA
A rare alignment of planets and other objects will enable the solar-powered Lucy spacecraft to examine seven asteroids, six of which are among the ...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Did you know that genetically modified foods will be required to bear labels identifying them as “bioengineered” by January 1, 2022? Join Food Sleu...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Morgan Mercer
For the most part, workplace sexual harassment training includes the same rote video, awkward role-playing scenarios or yawn-inducing speaker, and ...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: 2018 Yuri's Night Los Angeles, Credit: Yuri's Night
The Los Angeles celebration of Yuri’s Night came six days early this year. It attracted hundreds of space party animals, along with record-breaking...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Neptune, as seen during the brief Voyager 2 flyby in 1989, Credit: NASA/JPL
When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as s...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on the connection b...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 53:38