Best Astronomy podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Astronomy Cast
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A weekly facts based journey through the cosmos.
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
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Astronomy Cast
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Take a facts-based journey through the universe.
 
We look at the latest news from the stars, planets and other heavenly bodies. Plus interviews with professional astronomers and the answers to your space science questions.
 
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NASACast Audio
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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.
 
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Astronomy Cast
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Take a facts-based journey through the universe.
 
This is the website for the Space Rocket History podcast
 
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Are We There Yet?
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The Space Exploration Podcast
 
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Space Junk
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Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from Deep Astronomy dot space and Dustin Gibson from OPT Telescopes, a world leader in telescopes and accessories.
 
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TGP NOMINAL
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What can you expect from TGP Nominal? Space, Science & Technology news, along side news from the world of Sci-Fi, whether it be on the big screen, small screen or in print, we will cover it.We hope to bring you guests & Co-hosts from the Space, Science, Technology & Sci-Fi community to help "Edutain" our listeners.We also aim to bring you content from places of interest & social events related to Space, Science,Technology & Sci-Fi, from The National Space Centre to Movie collectors fairs, we ...
 
A weekly podcast on space, rocket science, the hunt for life, telecommunications and maybe even some espionage. Space Cowboys is brought to you in English from Amsterdam by science and technology journalists Herbert Blankesteijn and Tyse Roes.
 
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Nature Podcast
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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
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StarTalk Radio
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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.
 
Is there intelligent life on Mars? Why are there starless gaps in the Milky Way? What creates the Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights? These and more are the interesting questions that are asked and sought to be answered in the 1909 book, Curiosities of the Sky by Garrett P. Serviss. Garrett Putnam Serviss was an American astronomer and popular sci-fi writer. He believed that science should be understood and enjoyed by everyone, not just by scientists. Though he was trained as a lawyer, h ...
 
Big Picture Science: A smart and humorous take on emerging trends in science and technology. Tune in and make contact with science. We broadcast and podcast every week. bigpicturescience.org
 
Hosted by Richard C. Hoagland, Exposing Suppressed Science, Cutting Edge of Science and Thought
 
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Radio Astronomy
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Listener Sponsored Community Radio
 
Periodic audiocasts from American Scientist, a publication of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
 
An irreverent and informative tour of the latest, greatest and most interesting discoveries in astronomy.
 
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SPACE NEWS POD
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Space News, Astronomy, SpaceX, Technology, updates and analysis. The Space News Podcast is listened to by space enthusiasts, space industry insiders and astronomers from around the world.
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics), Cicero (On Moral Duties) and Plotinus (Enneads). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
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Blue Dot
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Blue Dot, named after Carl Sagan's famous speech about our place in the universe, features interviews with guests from all over the regional, national and worldwide scientific communities. Host Dave Schlom leads discussions about the issues science is helping us address with experts who shed light on climate change, space exploration, astronomy, technology and much more. Dave asks us to remember: from deep space, we all live on a pale, blue dot.
 
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Science Talk
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Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived ...
 
Space Oddities is an astronomy show, brought to you by Mike Bailey and Rachael Louise. It features “What’s in the sky this month?”, local astronomical events, space history, interviews with astronomy experts, and updates of the latest international space news! If you’re a hardwired space nerd, or are interested in astronomy, this is the show for you! Space Oddities airs at 9.30pm on Mondays.
 
Do you know which constellations the Sun, the Moon, and planets are located astronomically ?? Every week, Cloudette, the Skystrologer invites you to acknowledge the mathematically calculated alignments of the heavenly bodies, constellations and stars as they transit in our galaxy. This is more Astronomy > Astrology. Follow the link to subscribe to this weekly podcast, and become conscious of the astronomical alchemy happening in our sky. This is Skystrology. Thanks to the podcast creation ap ...
 
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Western Slope Skies
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A bi-weekly short feature on astronomy, produced by members of the Black Canyon Astronomical Society.
 
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60-Second Space
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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Join me, Samuel Hinton, as I travel through the cosmos in search of fun things to talk about! We'll be in the solar system discussing where else we can live, investigating the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, tearing apart bad science, and appreciating cool space tech, all in one bite-sized podcast.
 
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Curiosity Daily
Daily
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you'll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Hosts Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
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Vox Pop
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Vox Pop is WAMC's live call-in talk program. Guests with expertise in areas ranging from Astronomy to George Washington speak with WAMC's hosts and answer questions posed by WAMC listeners.
 
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious about anything and everything under the sun.
 
This is the Manassas Park High School Earth Science podcast where we touch on and review topics in Astronomy, Plate Tectonics, Geology, Meteorology, and Environmental Science.
 
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But Daddy Why
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Each week Pat and Eric answer a couple questions so you don't get stumped when your kid says "But Daddy Why..."
 
What's on the 4th Floor? (2017-10-21 14:35:57 +0000 UTC)
 
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Let's Drone Out
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Let’s Drone Out is a lighthearted chatty drone-focussed podcast.and radio show covering anything and everything drone-related!Recorded live and interactively every Thursday 8-9 pm UK time on Youtube, come join the interactive chat.Jack and his wife Tony, as well as the rest of the LDO crew, are here to bring together everyone from noob FPV’ers to pro commercial aerial photographers; keeping tabs on the latest tech, legal, events and drone news, talking to the people behind the headlines and ...
 
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AstroTheory
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Welcome to AstroTheory, the show that discusses Science, Astronomy, Physics and more exiting matter!
 
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Rated RK-Oaks
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Honesty, Integrity, Passion, Enlightenment, Educating, Awakening commentary is what defines THESE Audio podcasts.Politics, Current Events, Religion, Sports, Science, Space, Astronomy, Professional Wrestling,There is nothing I won't talk about.I hope you enjoy what I have to say. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/RatedRKOaks/support
 
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StarTalk All-Stars
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"I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio. I’ve recruited a crack team of scientists and science educators to help me bring the universe down to Earth. They are… The StarTalk All-Stars." New episodes premiere Tuesday nights at 7pm ET.
 
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Veracity
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Various Topics from Social to Scientific from Spiritual to Cycling, Astronomy, Books, Movies, Ideas, etc.
 
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Thileban Nagarasa
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Hi! My name is Thileban.I am an Engineering Student. If you are like me, then you get upset when you are stuck in a homework question, you grab your computer to ask the almighty google, to find that the google Gods have no idea how to solve your problem. Well, I decided to stream my homework online, at least nobody will ever get stuck in the homework exercises I got stuck! Enjoy the channel! You can now officially become my student at https://www.patreon.com/Thileban. This channel contains a ...
 
The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental civilization in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Archaic Period, from Classical Greece to the Hellenistic kingdoms, and finally to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinating stories of all the ancient sources and scholarly interpretations of ...
 
The latest feed from Grace Family Church on SermonAudio.com.
 
A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain.
 
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Looking Up
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Hosted by Cincinnati Observatory's Dean Regas and Anna Hehman, Looking Up brings you the latest astronomical discoveries in a fun, quick-paced conversation.
 
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Radio Physics
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Radio Physics is for everyone! You don't have to be a scientist or even an aficionado to be fascinated by the questions and answers that you'll hear between 4:30 and 5:00 on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Radio Physics is a collaboration with top high school physics students from Aspen to Rifle, the Aspen Center for Physics, and KDNK Community Radio in Carbondale. Students interview one of the more than 1,000 physicists who visit the Aspen Center for Physics every year.
 
Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p High Definition for Apple TV and hi-res monitors) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visib ...
 
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HD and the Void
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I pick a topic I want to know more about and dig into it for a year. 2017 is all about space! I'll look at anything that sends me down a research tangent. I do take requests, I don't keep it formal, I do my research, I don't like describing complex math but I do try. Wander with me into the cat’s-cradle tangle of society, history, science, and anything I thought was cool to mention.
 
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STEM Voices
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Interviews related to science, technology, artificial intelligence and space.
 
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Out of touch radio
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Interesting topics and guests. This Show was created to provide all whom listen, a chance to reach a higher state consciousness. And a chance to have input into our format for current and future shows.
 
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Feeding the Monkey
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Odd things that you don't know but always wondered about revealed. Every week we look at one or two unusual things and seek the reasons why it is that way.
 
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Learn about the shadowy “red market” of bones, with help from author Brian Switek. You’ll also learn why venting your anger is unhealthy, and what you should do instead; and, why asparagus makes your pee smell weird. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn s ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/20190317-holeywater/ Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland Tonight we talk about one of the most abundant substances on Earth… Water - with particular focus on ‘Holey’ Water. There is amazing potential to be liberated from water conditioned wit ...…
 
BICEP-2 Recorded during the Astrotour to Costa Rica, Fraser talks to Dr. Paul Matt Sutter about the nature of dust and BICEP 2’s claim of discovering primordial gravitational waves. In this episode we mentioned donations and tours. Click to learn more! Download MP3| Download Raw Show with Q&A| Show Notes | Jump to Transcript or Download Show No ...…
 
BICEP-2 Recorded during the Astrotour to Costa Rica, Fraser talks to Dr. Paul Matt Sutter about the nature of dust and BICEP 2’s claim of discovering primordial gravitational waves. In this episode we mentioned donations and tours. Click to learn more! Download MP3| Download Raw Show with Q&A| Show Notes | Jump to Transcript or Download Show No ...…
 
Bonus: Dust with Dr. Paul Sutter Astronomy Cast Bonus: Dust with Dr. Paul Sutter by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay Recorded during the Astrotour to Costa Rica, Fraser talks to Dr. Paul Matt Sutter about the nature of dust and BICEP 2's claim of discovering primordial gravitational waves.
 
Learn how quickly you’d age if you could move at the speed of light; how scientists discovered that Neanderthals actually walked upright; and why hangovers seem to get worse with age. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minute ...…
 
Show Page: https://www.theothersideofmidnight.com/20190316_selvaraj/ Blogtalk Troubles? Listen here: https://www.talkstreamlive.com/program/richard_c_hoagland During the fallout of World War II, the British attempted to divide India into two separate states based along religious lines. The result was the 1947 Partition of India which resulted i ...…
 
NASA Administrator said the next human to step foot on the Moon will be a woman. Mars was hit with an asteroid 4 million years ago and destroyed the water on the red planet. This podcast is sponsored by The Black Tux
 
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50 years ago, three containers of lunar samples were set aside, to await study by more advanced technology. They will be opened and studied soon. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod htt ...…
 
SpaceX successfully launched its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, docked it to the orbiting outpost, and returned it safely to Earth. While the capsule didn’t have a crew — just a test-dummy named Ripley — It was a huge milestone for the private space company which is working with NASA on a contract to send humans to the ...…
 
Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker Ron Howard, astrophysicist Janna Levin, and comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum celebrate and explore the life of Albert Einstein, including his path to scientific enlightenment and the impact of his genius on the world. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free ...…
 
Bridenstine Discusses FY 2020 Budget Proposal and more ...
 
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, the team from Katie O'Brynes Irish Pub in Schenectady, New York joins Food Friday. Owner John Maloney and Chef Greg Paige have brought bangers and mash, shepherd's pie and corned beef and cabbage for WAMC's Ray Graf to try out.By ().
 
We go under the sea, literally, to investigate the alarming decline of sea star populations of the Pacific Coast of North America from Mexico to Alaska. Sea stars, commonly known as "starfish" are actually echinoderms and a keystone species, meaning they play a pivotal role within their ecosystem.By angelhuracha@gmail.com (ahuracha).
 
This year, Nature celebrates its 150th birthday. To mark this anniversary we’re rebroadcasting episodes from our Pastcast series, bringing to life key moments in the history of science. As the First World War draws to an end, astronomer Arthur Eddington sets out on a challenging mission: to prove Einstein’s new theory of general relativity by m ...…
 
Spacewalk experts Tara Jochim and Art Thomason discuss the intense planning over months and sometimes years that goes into the complicated choreography of a spacewalk. HWHAP Episode 83.
 
Learn about why Earth twinkles from space; why pockets are so rare in women’s clothes; and whether the first life emerged on land or water. In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes: Earth Twinkles From Space — https://curio ...…
 
UPS Add 50 Custom-Built Electric Trucks to Their Fleet & working with Tesla on 300-500 mile EV semis. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod This podcast ...…
 
For decades, researchers have sought to understand how the irreversibility of the surrounding world emerges from the seemingly time-symmetric, fundamental laws of physics https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://face ...…
 
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. NASCAR or Formula 1? Which one do you choose? Our hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with science communicator Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, PhD, to try and determine who takes the checkered flag.
 
We welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman back to Vox Pop to field all of your astronomy-related questions. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.By ().
 
Please don’t forget to watch the show live every Thursday 8pm GMT 0 on https://www.youtube.com/letsdroneout and join the chat.Follow us on Facebook: fb.com/letsdroneoute-mail us: letsdroneout@gmail.comsupport the podcast on Patreon: patreon.com/letsdroneoutJoin our Discord: https://discord.gg/8hEVqkMLet's drone out is;Jack - https://www.youtube ...…
 
The Voyager missions will be in the history books long after much of our time has been forgotten, Carl Sagan said. Voyager 1 and 2 are the first objects made by humans who have left the Sun's bubble called the heliosphere, and are now in interstellar space. They both send data back every day, with the power of a small light bulb. ==PATREON== Yo ...…
 
Instead of a regular edition of the Nature Podcast, this week we’ve got an extended News Chat between Benjamin Thompson and Amy Maxmen. They discuss the ongoing Ebola outbreak in DRC, an injectable treatment for HIV, and how the proposed US 2020 budget could affect science.
 
Learn about common misconceptions around learning that even educators believe; the scientific reason why it feels like you always have more room for dessert; and how science writer Carl Zimmer responded when we asked him “what is life?” In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get ...…
 
The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, and the data from NASA satellites has revealed a counterintuitive source for much of this new foliage: China and India. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspo ...…
 
The original Soyuz 9 mission was planned to fly two Soyuz spacecraft in the August to September 1970 time frame for a rendezvous and docking; however, at the end of December 1969 the communist party bosses ordered that the mission … Continue reading →
 
This week we talk with the Bad Astronomer himself and discuss a wide range of issues that deal with just how dangerous a place the universe is. What are some of the biggest threats from the sky that face humanity? Should we be worried?
 
Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria.
 
It's Pets & Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna , New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.By ().
 
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is a member of Canada’s Space Advisory Board. She reviews the nation’s new space policy. Planetary Society Chief Advocate Casey Dreier takes us through highlights of the just-released NASA budget propo ...…
 
Learn about the truth behind common myths about vision; what that “guilty look” on your dog’s face actually means; and the nearly impossible Chinese college entrance exam, the gaokao. Please support our sponsors! Visit capterra.com/curiosity to find the best software solution for your business — for free! In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley ...…
 
The recent demise of the Mars Rover Opportunity recalled an article from The Atlantic from 2017 that discussed the humanization of these robots in the minds of many . Dean Regas and Anna Hehman welcome the scientist interviewed in that article, Florence Tan , currently the deputy chief technologist of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA's G ...…
 
Tammy Baldwin is the Junior US Senator from Wisconsin & was the first openly gay woman to be elected to Congress. She joins Jonathan to talk about her involvement in American politics, being the first openly gay Senator, the power of representation in government, how to have an active role in local, state, & federal government, and more. Find S ...…
 
A 30-Million-Page Archive of Human History Was Just Launched into Space. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod This podcast is sponsored by The Black Tux…
 
Do you have plumbing issue? Alan Ayers, vice president of Crisafulli Brothers , a plumbing and heating contractor in New York's Capital, joins the show to answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.By ().
 
Please don’t forget to watch the show live every Thursday 8pm GMT 0 on https://www.youtube.com/letsdroneout and join the chat.Follow us on Facebook: fb.com/letsdroneoute-mail us: letsdroneout@gmail.comsupport the podcast on Patreon: patreon.com/letsdroneoutJoin our Discord: https://discord.gg/8hEVqkMLet's drone out is;Jack - https://www.youtube ...…
 
Learn from virologist Paul Duprex how vaccines in developing countries in places like Africa and southeast Asia actually make you safer, and how modern medicine could some day completely eliminate the measles. Duprex is the director of the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh and a professor of microbiology and cellular g ...…
 
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