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Caption: A radar view of Venus reveals the surface of the cloud-shrouded planet., Credit: Mattias Malmer/NASA/JPL
We have so much to learn about Venus, says JPL scientist Sue Smrekar. What we learn will help us understand our own world and Mars. Sue joins us ...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KDNK, KMRE-LP, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Can tweets reveal how thoughts and moods shift throughout the day?

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist concept of the Tiangong-1 space station, Credit: CMSA
By the time you hear this week’s episode, China’s Tiangong-1 may have spectacularly re-entered our planet’s atmosphere, raining metal on an unpredi...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal many lakes on Titan's surface, some filled with liquid, and some appearing as empty depressions. The data were obtained by Cassini's radar instrument from 2004 to 2013., Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / ASI / USGS
A computer model based on our best data about Saturn’s cloud-shrouded moon says that torrential liquid methane pounds the surface far more frequent...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist concept of uneven dust ring surrounding “Tabby’s Star” KIC 8462852, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
It may not host an alien “megastructure” but Tabby’s Star still guards many mysteries of science. Astronomer and astrophysicist Tabetha “Tabby” Boy...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Representatives of Congress and the National Space Council, along with several astronauts, joined President Donald J. Trump, for the president’s signing of Space Policy Directive 1., Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
On December 11th President Donald Trump signed a memorandum that firmly points the US space effort toward the Moon, but without providing many deta...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Science magazine named it as their Breakthrough of the Year for 2015. It's a game-changing new gene editing tool, called CRISPR. And it has the pot...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 30:18
Caption: Former Curiosity Rover Project Scientist John Grotzinger, Credit: Mat Kaplan
The Mars Science Laboratory rover has accomplished its primary goals on the Red Planet, and John Grotzinger has left his central role to become Cha...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Artist's conception of the completed European Extremely Large Telescope, Credit: ESO
Joe Liske, host of Hubblecast, is also the top scientist on the European Southern Observatory’s European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), now und...

Bought by KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Artist's conception of the Dawn spacecraft approaching Ceres in the asteroid belt., Credit: NASA/JPL
The Planetary Society’s experts look forward to a great year of firsts in the solar system and beyond. Bill Nye the Science Guy provides a status ...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The MAVEN spacecraft circling Mars., Credit: NASA/GSFC
Not just the air. Where is the water that was plentiful on the red planet billions of years ago? MAVEN may help answer these questions. Principa...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mighty Saturn and its rings, imaged by the Cassini spacecraft., Credit: JPL/NASA
Project scientist Linda Spilker returns with a regular update on Saturn, its moons and rings not long after learning that the mission is funded thr...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 3
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The Chairman of the powerful Science, Space and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives joins us for a talk about planetary science...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: Artist's conception of New Horizons passing through the Pluto system., Credit: NASA/Thierry Lombry
New Horizons passed through the orbit of Neptune on August 25th. By cosmic coincidence, it was the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2’s flyby of that b...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Venus Express Enters the Venusian Atmosphere, Credit: European Space Agency
Venus Express Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem tells us about the spacecraft’s harrowing descent into the Venusian atmosphere, what it is currently ...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In his 55 years as NBC’s space correspondent, Jay Barbree has won the respect and friendship of many astronauts. Neil Armstrong stands above them a...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
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They have generated excitement, enthusiasm and support throughout the world. The ISEE-3 Reboot Project has succeeded in gaining control over the 36...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: First humans on the Red Planet, Credit: NASA
Planetary Radio visits the 33rd ISDC to talk with three explorers who’ve set their sights on the Red Planet: MD and space medicine researcher Susan...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WMNF


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: NASASpinoff, Credit: NASA
NASA has just published "Spinoff 2013," the latest of its annual reports on innovations developed for space that are solving problems and improving...

Bought by WMNF, WXAV 88.3FM, KVSC, and WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Neil deGrasse Tyson
The host of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, returns to our show with a behind the scenes look at the spectacular television series. Neil also tells u...

Bought by WMNF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cheryl Nickerson in her ASU lab, Credit: NASA
You may have heard that the sometimes deadly Salmonella bacterium becomes stronger in microgravity. That was just one of the promising results of e...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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A busy show, as Emily shares highlights from last week’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, and Alan Stern provides updates on the Rosetta com...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WESM 91.3 FM, and WOUB


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Good news, for a change! Congress decided to provide $127 million more for planetary science than was requested by the President. Bill Adkins of Ad...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Family portrait of the Mars Rovers, Credit: JPL/NASA
Opportunity has been rolling across Mars for 10 years! We celebrate the Mars Exploration Rovers and their sisters on the red planet at Planetary R...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WESM 91.3 FM, KSKQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Gemini Planet Imager first light image of exoplanet Beta Pictoris a
Principal Investigator and physicist Bruce Macintosh joins astronomer Franck Marchis to celebrate first light from the most powerful instrument for...

Bought by WMNF, Marfa Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, WESM 91.3 FM, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 6