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Researchers propose a new way to classify habitable alien worlds.
What is it that drives people to put themselves in frightening situations? Why do we enjoy being scared?
Listen to our interview with Dr. Steve Croft from the SETI Center at UC Berkeley and his work on advanced radio telescopes to survey the sky.
Fall Week - On the morning of Oct 14, 2012, millions of people around the world watched as Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner strapped himself into a capsule towed beneath a 55-story polyethylene balloon and ascended Spaceward from a dusty launch site on the outskirts of Roswell, New Mexico.
NASA astronauts have successfully grown and eaten a batch of lettuce grown in space. The science of food in space is a constantly evolving field, and one such advancement has just recently made headlines. As you read this, the crew of the International Space Station are picking their meals from a selection of food that includes scrambled eggs, shrimp cocktail, beef tips with mushroom, pudding, and chocolate chip cookies.
Surface Week - Brian Hynek, Associate Professor at the Department of Geological Sciences and Research Associate for Laboratory Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado, is part of an ambitious, nomadic yearning: Mars.
Throwback Week - For as long as humans have lived beneath the mysterious cloak of the cosmos, we have gazed upward and wondered: how did it all begin? A new model eliminates the beginning of time as we know it.
This week we have all our questions answered by astronomer Dr. Jeff Mangum! He'll explore black holes, exoplanets, the cosmos as a whole, and more!
Hazards Week – Do asteroids pose a serious threat to humanity, and can they be stopped? The European Space Agency and NASA have teamed up for a deflection mission, which is still in its early stages.
Hazards Week - Can you take an excursion to the moon instead of a foreign country? Private companies are currently troubleshooting these hazards of space travel.
Adventure Week - Is colonizing Mars whimsical fantasy, or the blueprints for humanity’s future?
Thee Oh Sees. Castanets. Kate Bush. Cayetana. Summerbirds In The Cellar. Pinback. Tinariwen. Dungeonesse. The Walkmen. And more...