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Caption: McDonald Observatory Hobby-Eberly Telescope, Credit: Mat Kaplan
The University of Texas at Austin’s observatory is high in the hills of west Texas. In this special episode, Mat Kaplan joins the tens of thousands...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist’s concept of MAVEN orbiting Mars with Earth in the background (not to scale!), Credit: NASA/GSFC
Mars was once a warm and wet world. Then its dense, protective atmosphere mostly vanished. Learning why was one of the greatest mysteries in planet...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Nancy Atkinson's Incredible Stories From Space, Credit: Page Street Publishing
The longtime editor of outstanding online space news source Universe Today has just written about nine robotic missions of exploration in Incredibl...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Roger Sherman has produced a documentary that makes an extraordinary journey through Israeli kitchens, restaurants and vineyards. The movie, In Sea...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:43
Caption: Solar eclipse, Credit: NASA
It’s coming! Will you be in the path of totality? Astronomers Without Borders President Mike Simmons says be there if you can. He also tells us ...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist concept of the surface of TRAPPIST-1f, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The discovery of seven, Earth-sized planets in a nearby solar system was announced last week. Astrophysicist and planetary scientist Sara Seager wa...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Comet 67P compared to Los Angeles
Leaders of the quest to find, understand and protect ourselves from the asteroids and comets called Near Earth Objects gathered with host Mat Kapla...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Cassini was able to capture its closest-ever view of Daphnis toward the end of its mission, during its F-ring orbit phase, when it passed between the F and G rings once per orbit. Daphnis is only about 8 kilometers across., Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Ian Regan
Planetary Radio’s most frequent guest, Project Scientist Linda Spilker, returns with another update on the Cassini mission that is approaching its ...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Rosaly Lopes on the slopes of Antarctica's Mt. Erebus, Credit: Michael Carroll
Earth’s southernmost active volcano may also be its most remote. Rosaly Lopes and Michael Carroll recently spent a few frigid days on the slopes o...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Outgoing NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan, Credit: NASA
For well over three years, planetary scientist Ellen Stofan has worked directly with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to help coordinate and expan...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist’s concept of IOS Neptune 5 rocket carrying Team SYNERGY MOON’s Google Lunar X PRIZE spacecraft, Credit: Bryan Versteeg
CEO Randa Milliron introduces us to Interorbital Systems, which wants to put your payload in orbit for as little as $8,000. Can they do it? Emily L...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Artist's concept of MAVEN orbiting Mars, Credit: Lockheed Martin
MAVEN, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution orbiter, has gone a long way toward solving the mystery of the Red Planet’s missing water and air...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Zack Exley and Becky Bond
All over the world people who care about the environment are watching the US President-Elect sketch out a blueprint for disaster. To head the EPA h...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: John Glenn on his historic Friendship 7 orbital mission., Credit: NASA
Space historian John Logsdon remembers American hero John Glenn. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye was a big fan of the Friendship 7 astronaut. Then w...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Standing Rock Water Protector Loki talks about the Spiritual Experience at the Front Lines

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:02
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Standing Rock Water Protector Loki reflects on our place in America

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: :36
Caption: “Mars” is the new docudrama miniseries airing on the National Geographic Channel, Credit: National Geographic Channel
The National Geographic Channel’s “Mars” miniseries has begun. Mat Kaplan attended a kickoff for the ambitious docudrama last summer. You’ll hear ...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: The liquid methane lakes of Titan, Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
Back to the annual meeting of the AAS Division for Planetary Sciences this week, where Mat Kaplan visited with experts on worlds of ice including T...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Enrico Palermo and host Mat Kaplan pose in front of the “feathered” VSS Unity, SpaceShipTwo, Credit: Enrico Palermo for The Spaceship Company
Host Mat Kaplan traveled to California’s Mojave Desert for a tour of Virgin Galactic’s The Spaceship Company, where the second SpaceShipTwo was bu...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rosetta Mission Manager Patrick Martin and Project Scientist Matt Taylor simulate the spacecraft touchdown at Planetary Society HQ., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Last year it was New Horizons at Pluto. In 2016, the thrilling end of the Rosetta comet mission generated the greatest public interest and enthusia...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: James Blinn (l.) and a young Charley Kohlhase (r.) working at JPL on pioneering computer animations of the Voyager flybys., Credit: Charley Kohlhase
How did the Voyager spacecraft manage to weave their magnificent way through the outer planets of our solar system? Mission Design Manager Charley...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anna Lappé
James Beard Leadership Award winner Anna Lappé has spent most of her career as a sustainable food advocate. We talk big food and marketing to kids-...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Paul Salaman
There’s more than one way to support ecological conservation. Today on Sea Change Radio we talk with two individuals working on different fronts fo...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Comet 67P/Churyumov/Gerasimenko, Rosetta’s final resting place., Credit: ESA / Rosetta / MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / SSO / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA
The European Space Agency’s magnificent Rosetta mission ended last week as the spacecraft gently touched down on the comet it has revealed. You’ll ...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: OSIRIS REx departs for asteroid Bennu atop an Atlas V, Credit: Jason Davis/The Planetary Society
In two years a Near Earth Asteroid now known as Bennu will have a visitor from Earth. OSIRIS REx Principal Investigator Dante Lauretta reports on h...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8