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Ep. 363: Where Did Earth’...

Ep. 363: Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Where on Earth did our water come from. Well, obviously not from Earth, of course, but from space. But did it come from comets, or did the water form naturally right here in the Solar System, and the Earth just...

Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn...

Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn Porco
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) It hard to think of a more influential modern planetary scientist than Carolyn Porco, the leader of the imaging team for NASA’s Cassini mission exploring Saturn. But before Cassini, Porco was involved in...

Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Z...

Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Zuber
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Maria Zuber is one of the hardest working scientists in planetary science, being a part of six different space missions to explore the Solar System. Currently, she’s the lead investigator for NASA’s GRAIL...

Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn...

Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an Irish astronomer, best known for being part of the team that discovered pulsars, and the following controversy when she was excluded from the Nobel Prize winning team. Ep. 360:...

Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margare...

Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Margaret Geller is best known for her work on the large scale structure of the Universe, helping us understand the large clusters, super clusters and cosmic filaments that matter clumps into. Ep. 359: Modern...

Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra ...

Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra Faber
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Our focus on female astronomers continues with Sandra Faber, and Professor of Astronomy at UC Santa Cruz. Faber was part of the team that turned up the Great Attractor, a mysterious mass hidden by the disk of the...

Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Ru...

Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) It’s time for another series. This time we’ll be talking about famous female astronomers. Starting with: Vera Rubin, who first identified the fact that galaxies rotate too quickly to hold themselves...

Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia

Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) An object at rest stays at rest, and object in motion tends to stay in motion. This is inertia, defined famously by Isaac Newton in his First Law of Motion. Download MP3:[Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia] Jump to...

Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Print...

Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Getting stuff into space is complicated and expensive. And what do you do when your fancy space gadget breaks. You print out a new one, of course, with your fancy space 3D printer. It turns out, space exploration is...

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Episode List
  • Ep. 364: The COROT Mission
  • Ep. 363: Where Did Earth’s Water Come From?
  • Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn Porco
  • Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Zuber
  • Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell
  • Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller
  • Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra Faber
  • Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin
  • Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia
  • Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration
  • Ep. 354: Comet Siding Spring vs. Mars
  • Ep. 353: Seasons on Saturn
  • Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhere!
  • Special Episode: Live from DragonCon 2014!
  • Ep. 351: Asteroid Adventures
  • Ep. 350: Space Ship One
  • Ep. 349: Mercury 7 and How the US Picked the First Astronauts
  • Ep. 348: Places with Numbers: 2 Independence Sq (NASA HQ)
  • Ep. 347: Live from Balticon!
  • Ep. 346: Numbered Places: Area 51
  • Ep. 345: Numbered Places: Launch Complex 39
  • Ep. 344: The Rings of Saturn
  • Ep. 343: The Universe is Trying To Kill You
  • Ep. 342: Sunsetting Spacecraft
  • Ep. 341: 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
  • Ep. 340: Wernher von Braun
  • Ep. 339: Space Conspiracy Theories
  • Ep. 338: Copernicus
  • Ep. 337: Photometry
  • Ep. 336: Units of Measure
  • Ep. 335: Photoelectric Effect
  • Ep. 334: Chelyabinsk
  • Ep. 333: When Worlds Collide
  • Ep. 332: Stellar Collisions
  • Ep. 331: Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies
  • Ep. 330: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Ep. 329: Telescope Making, Part 3: Space Telescopes
  • Ep. 328: Telescope Making, Part 2: Serious Gear
  • Ep. 327: Telescope Making, Part 1: Toys and Kits
  • Ep. 326: Atmospheric Dust
  • Ep. 325: Cold Fusion
  • Ep. 324: Sun Grazers
  • Ep. 323: Isotopes
  • Ep. 322: SOHO
  • Ep. 321: Solar Flares
  • Ep. 320: Layers of the Sun
  • Ep. 319: The Zodiac
  • Ep. 318: Escape Velocity
  • Ep. 317: Observatories
  • Ep. 316: Observational vs. Experimental Science
  • more ...
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