Month: August 2015

August 31, 2015 / Episodes

Comet 67/P and its spacecraft companions Rosetta and Philae have rounded the Sun and are now heading back out to colder climes. Rosetta has seen dramatic jets, chunks of ice sloughed off the comet, and…

August 19, 2015 / Episodes

Another almost-Earth-like planet discovered by the Kepler mission, but still no genuine Earth twins. Zoe Landsman joins us to discuss the implications of “Earth 2.0” and whether it would be good news or terrible news…

August 6, 2015 / Episodes

New Horizons gobbled up an amazing amount of data during its relatively brief encounter with the Pluto system last month, and it will take many months before all that data is transmitted to the ground.…