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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 ...
 
Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” Mowatt is a distinguished LibriVox volunteer, widely known for his continued devotion both to regularly producing the LibriVox Community Podcast and to regularly creating more and more history audiobooks for the public domain, renowned for his humor and his historically kind demeanor, lately recognized as holding a diploma as well as a mic. In light of t ...
 
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Den norske valgordningen fungerer i hovedsak godt. Men bør vi likefullt gjøre noen endringer? Er det noen prinsipielle utfordringer ved å avgi stemme via internett? Og hvorfor fungerer valgordningen i Norge så mye bedre enn i USA? Gjest: Førsteamanuensis v/Nordisk institutt for sjørett, UiO og medlem av valglovutvalget, Sofie Høgestøl.…
 
An international team has detected phosphine gas in the clouds above Venus. Naturally-produced phosphine on Earth is created by anaerobic bacteria. We’ll listen to portions of the media briefing at which this result was announced. Then we’ll get perspective on the find from the Planetary Society’s Casey Dreier. Astrophysicist and Venus atmosphere e…
 
How spacefaring nations prioritize funding can be just as important, if not more so, than the capabilities of the commercial sector, says Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration. She joins the show to talk how these complement each other, and why the SLS and Orion programs deserve support along with wor…
 
Politiske taler vies ofte mye oppmerksomhet. Men hvilken betydning har de? Og kan alle bli en god taler? Hvilken rolle spiller politiske taler i USA og Norge? Og hva preger talene til Donald Trump og Joe Biden? Gjester: Mina Gerhardsen, tidligere taleskriver for Jens Stoltenberg og Odd Hoen-Sevje, tidligere taleskriver for Erna Solberg.…
 
JPL’s Marc Rayman, former Dawn mission director, reveals the secrets of those bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres. First though we celebrate Bill Nye’s 10th anniversary as CEO of The Planetary Society. Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Vaughn is followed by the Science Guy himself. And there’s a Nye invention at the heart of this week’s What’s Up spa…
 
Hva er løgn? Og hvorfor er det så galt å lyve? Filosof og forfatter Lars Fr. H. Svendsen lanserer i dag en ny bok om løgnens filosofi. Hør vår første podcastepisode av Civita-foredraget om temaet løgn, hvordan vi lyver både for oss selv og for andre, om løgnens rolle i politikken og hva det egentlig vil si å lyve. Civita-foredraget, er en ny månedl…
 
Professor ved Oslo Met og prosjektleder i Civita, Torkel Brekke, forklarer hvorfor kritisk raseteori ikke bør importeres direkte til Norge fra USA. I USA har Black Lives Matter, no-platforming og identitetspolitikk lenge preget nyhetsbildet, og her hjemme har vi fått en sak om utsmykning og hva som skal på timeplanen på Kunsthøgskolen KHIO. Brekke …
 
Georgetown University planetary scientist Sarah Stewart Johnson has written a beautiful book that chronicles our long quest for life on the Red Planet. That search may finally be reaching a climax with the new Perseverance rover and the beginnings of sample return. A copy of The Sirens of Mars will go to the winner of yet another What’s Up space tr…
 
Hva vil det si å være konservativ? Hvem har vært de sentrale tenkerne? Hva er forskjellen på konservatisme i USA og Europa? Og hvilken rolle har konservatismen spilt i Norge? Gjest er Henrik Syse. Han er forsker ved Institutt for fredsforskning (PRIO) og professor ved Bjørknes Høyskole. Henrik Syse er også forfatter av boken «Konservatisme» sammen …
 
Known as Astrokatie to her 370 thousand Twitter followers, astrophysicist and cosmologist Katie Mack has written a funny, fantastic guide to the end of the universe. The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) explores five major scenarios for the big finish of the cosmos that scientists currently consider to be possible. We’ll award a copy of…
 
Newly-published research led by Stephen Kane finds room for as many as 6 habitable zone planets around some stars. Why then is Earth on its own? The UC Riverside planetary scientist and astrobiologist will explain. Host Mat Kaplan is not prepared in the least for the latest space trivia contest question posed by Planetary Society chief scientist Br…
 
Hvordan skal folkestyret forholde seg til PR-bransjen? Er det problematisk om flere PR-rådgivere har bakgrunn fra Storting og regjering? Er det nødvendig å innføre en strengere lovgivning for å regulere forholdet mellom PR og politikk? Politisk redaktør i Nidaros og tidligere stortingsrepresentant (SV), Snorre Valen, deler sine tanker om hvorfor ha…
 
First there was ChemCam on Mars rover Curiosity. Now, SuperCam is on its way to the Red Planet aboard Perseverance. We’ll talk with principal investigator Roger Wiens about the new and improved, laser-firing instrument that delivers rock spectra and other science from a distance. SuperCam’s microphone will finally let us listen to the Martian wind …
 
How spacefaring nations prioritize funding can be just as important, if not more so, than the capabilities of the commercial sector, says Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration. She joins the show to talk how these complement each other, and why the SLS and Orion programs deserve support along with wor…
 
The Islamic Republic of Iran is regarded as one of the most abusive sectarian dictatorships in the world. What is the nature of the Iranian regime? Why are western democracies so apologetic in their policy towards Iran? And how can the rest of the world promote freedom in Iran? In this episode of Liberal Halvtime, journalist and human rights activi…
 
Astronaut and former SpaceX director of space operations Garrett Reisman returns to help us celebrate and appreciate the just-completed first crewed mission by a Crew Dragon capsule. Then we settle in with Planetary Society Emeritus Executive Director Lou Friedman for great stories from his new memoir, Planetary Adventures: From Moscow to Mars. Cha…
 
An exclusive conversation with science lead Sarah Al Amiri and project director Omran Sharaf of the Emirates Mars Mission. Their Hope orbiter is now on its way to the red planet. NASA Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen has praise for the Emirates mission and looks forward to the beginning of the Perseverance rover’s own journey. Are you as go…
 
The United Arab Emirates Hope spacecraft has begun its journey to Mars. We’ll join a virtual launch party attended by mission leaders, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan and others. Comet NEOWISE is still putting on a show! Learn more about it from NEOWISE principal investigator Amy Mainzer, NASA…
 
Perseverance, NASA’s 2020 rover, leaves for the Red Planet in just days. Deputy project scientist Ken Williford tells us how it will look for signs of past life where there was once a Martian lake. He’ll also take us through his Jet Propulsion Lab facility where scientists are learning how to recognize the evidence of long ago biology here on Earth…
 
This week we will look at personal correspondence. Any private communication revealing private thoughts usually between just two people. It is often easier to put your true feelings down on paper. Shared thoughts of devotional love. Despair and hope of lovers on the edge. The loyalty of close friends and letters written with no intention of ever be…
 
This week we will look at personal correspondence. Any private communication revealing private thoughts usually between just two people. It is often easier to put your true feelings down on paper. Shared thoughts of devotional love. Despair and hope of lovers on the edge. The loyalty of close friends and letters written with no intention of ever be…
 
It has been 5 years since the New Horizons probe revealed beautiful, surprising Pluto, and 18 months since it showed us the odd little body now known as Arrokoth. Principal Investigator Alan Stern shares the latest science, and tells us what the spacecraft is up to now as it races toward the edge of our solar system. Have you seen the new comet? Br…
 
Dr. Bhavya Lal joins the show to discuss the size of the space economy, where it's going, and how the term itself can mean many different things to many different people. In a world filled with breathless claims about trillion-dollar economies, we dive down into the fundamental assumptions about space commerce, its potential for growth, and the pit…
 
Mastcam-Z is the main camera system that will soon leave for Mars as part of the Perseverance rover. Mastcam-Z Principal Investigator Jim Bell is back to tell us about what the most powerful set of eyes to reach the surface of the Red Planet may show us. Planetary Society Solar System Specialist Emily Lakdawalla explores four sample return missions…
 
Low Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, even Neptune and the edge of the solar system--China’s ambitious plans for space exploration and development are laid out by Planetary Society contributing editor and Chinese space program expert Andrew Jones. Jason Davis provides a brief overview of what’s in the June Solstice edition of The Planetary Report, now a…
 
The LightSail 2 team and 50,000 supporters around the world will celebrate the little spacecraft’s first anniversary on orbit in a few days. Planetary Society Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Vaughn remembers the long road to this accomplishment. LightSail Program Manager Bruce Betts and LightSail Project Manager Dave Spencer tell us what we’ve lea…
 
Hva er de største sikkerhetspolitiske trusler mot Norge? Og i hvilken grad bidrar regjeringens langtidsplan å møte disse truslene? Innebærer forslaget til LTP en forbedring av forsvarsevnen? Hvordan bør Forsvaret organiseres for å gi mest mulig forsvarsevne per investerte krone? Gjest er forsker ved FFI og tidligere forsvarssjef, Sverre Diesen.…
 
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