Ep. 505: Seismology

We’re always interested in the surface features of the planets and moons in the Solar System, but that’s only skin deep. It turns out, these worlds have an interesting inner life too. Thanks to the science of seismology, we can peer into our planet and learn how it works… inside. And we’re about to take that technology to Mars.

(If you use the Raw Feed, and get the episode for Cassini instead of Seismology, just delete and redownload. I’ve replaced the incorrect file with the new one now. Apologies for the mistake!)

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Show Notes

Seismology
What Is Seismology?
What Are Seismic Waves?
Using seismology to locate dangers and determine where warnings are needed
S-waves and P-waves
Seismology in space
Lunar and Planetary Seismology
Using seismology to determine the composition of planets
Mars Insight Mission November 2018
Ceres is also another good candidate for seismology
Astroseismology

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One Response to Ep. 505: Seismology

  1. susie November 12, 2018 at 10:30 pm #

    If you use the Raw Feed, and get the episode for Cassini instead of Seismology, just delete and redownload. I’ve replaced the incorrect file with the new one now. Apologies for the mistake!

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