Astronomy Cast

Astronomy Cast Ep. 515: Space Radiation

Space is a hostile environment in so many ways. But one of its worst features is the various kinds of…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 514: Planetary Protection Protocols

As we send rovers and landers to other worlds, we have to think about the tiny microbial astronauts we're sending…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 513: Stellar Fusion

The Sun. It's a big ball of fire, right? Apparently not. In fact, what's going on inside of the Sun…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 512: Direct Imaging of Exoplanets

Finding planets is old news, we now know of thousands and thousands of the places. But the terrible irony is…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 511: Predictions for 2019

We did it, we made it through 2018 in space. Now let's look forward to the incredible launches, discoveries and…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 510: 2018 – Year in Review

2018 was an incredible year in space news. Rockets launched, landers landed, spacecraft were born and died. We learned tremendous…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 509: Fiction to Fact: 3D Printers

The technology of 3D printing is taking off. From tiny home-based 3D printers to larger manufacturing. And of course, 3D…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 508: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We did it, we made it to the end of another year. Once again it's time to wonder what gifts…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 507: From Fiction to Fact : Ion Drive

Ion engines are a mainstay of science fiction, featured in both Star Trek and Wars. But this is a very…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast 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…

3 years ago