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  • BepiColombo final Rollcall
    European Space Agency
    00:36
    Science
    600

    The final go/no-go roll call of the BepiColombo flight control team: all positions at ESOC report GO for launch less than one hour before liftoff.

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 00 - Teaser Trailer
    NASA
    01:01
    Science
    2,047

    We sit on the precipice of a golden age in space exploration. A renaissance of space science and technology. Every day, NASA sends trillions upon trillions of bits of data to Earth, unraveling long-held mysteries about the universe, our solar system, and even our own planet. But what makes it all possible? NASA presents "The Invisible Network," a podcast giving you a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the feats of engineering that make possible humanity's ambitions among the stars.

  • First Man – Celebrating Neil Armstrong
    StarTalk Radio
    53:41
    Science
    0

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Astro Mike Massimino celebrate Neil Armstrong and the impact of his career and the legacy of his first steps on the Moon. Featuring interviews with Neil Armstrong and Apollo Flight Director Gene Kranz. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/first-man-celebrating-neil-armstrong/ Photo Credit: © Tyson Archives.

  • NASA's 60th Anniversary - Live!
    NASA
    01:01:58
    Science
    486

    For NASA’s 60th Anniversary, Houston We Have a Podcast took to the stage with science fiction writers Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and publishing agent DongWon Song, as well as NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren to discuss how real science and science fiction have influenced each other.

  • #ICYMI - Juiced Balls, Broken Bats & Record Breakers, with Shawn Green
    StarTalk Radio
    50:49
    0

    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore the science of baseball with physicist Alan Nathan, James Sherwood, Director at the Baseball Research Center, and baseball great Shawn Green.

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 01 - Ascension
    NASA
    17:18
    Science
    1,426

    Just south of the equator lies a tiny plot of volcanic soil, a thousand miles from the nearest continent. This bizarre, remote island had mammoth importance to America’s first efforts in space. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-01-ascension

  • NASA in Silicon Valley Live - Robotic Exploration of the Moon
    NASA
    57:41
    Science
    743

    NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Oct. 11, 2018, we talk about exploring the Moon with robots, NASA’s 60th anniversary and more! Video with captions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozSlDBcbVqg

  • StarTalk SoundBite: Is Free Will an Illusion?
    StarTalk Radio
    01:53
    StarTalk Radio
    308

    Do humans actually have free will? Listen as neuroscientist Sam Harris tells Neil deGrasse Tyson why the choices made by humans might be predetermined. If you like this StarTalk SoundBite, tune in to the full StarTalk Radio episode "The Illusion of Free Will, with Sam Harris" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk/the-illusion-of-free-will-with

  • Mars is barred: why we shouldn't go to the red planet – Science Weekly podcast
    Guardian Science Weekly
    27:39
    Science
    1,371

    Elon Musk believes we should colonise Mars to ensure the survival of the human race. But is this reasoning compelling enough? Hannah Devlin ponders the case against setting our sites on Mars

  • The Illusion of Free Will, with Sam Harris
    StarTalk Radio
    54:03
    Science
    0

    Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates free will, morality, meditation, psychedelic experiences, artificial intelligence, and more alongside neuroscientist and author Sam Harris, comic co-host Godfrey, neurotheologist Andrew Newberg, and neuroscientist Robert Wright. You have no choice but to listen. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-illusion-of-free-will-with-sam-harris/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.

  • Murder Mystery: An 1850s Whodunnit
    Science Vs
    36:41
    Science
    0

    A gruesome murder has just happened at Harvard. As body parts turn up, the science of the day is put to the ultimate test… to find out: who did it? We speak to Prof. Paul Collins, who tells us how this morbid mystery unfolds. Check out Paul Collins’ book, Blood And Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard Credits: This episode was produced by Kaitlyn Sawrey with help from Wendy Zukerman, along with Rose Rimler, Meryl Horn and Odelia Rubin. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell, with help from Caitlin Kenny. Fact checking by Michelle Harris. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music by Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. A huge thanks to Jessica Murphy and the team at the Harvard University Archives, plus Lars Trembly and Matthew Nelson, Frank Lopez, Joseph Lavelle Wilson and the Zukerman Family.

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 02 - Lemnos
    NASA
    19:20
    Science
    614

    The mythic hunter Orion, son of the sea-god Poseidon, was himself mortal, but his godly lineage enabled impossible heroic feats, earning him a place in the night sky as a constellation. NASA has developed its own Orion, a hunter for knowledge not of this Earth: a spacecraft designed for humanity’s return to the Moon and exploration of deep space. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-02-lemnos

  • Why Are More Expecting Mothers Having C-Sections Deliveries?
    SciFri
    26:50
    Science
    939

    One of out every three children in the United States are now born born via cesarean section.

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 03 - Time
    NASA
    15:48
    Science
    369

    Whether you're relying on the careful observations of 1950s amateur astronomers and backyard telescopes or state-of-the-art GPS tracking and navigation technology: knowing where you are in space means needing to know what time it is. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-03-time

  • 5,000°F
    NASA
    49:42
    Science
    1,445

    Ronny Baccus, Orion structures and thermal protection system functional area manager, discusses how Orion deals with temperatures around 5,000°F when screaming back into Earth's atmosphere at 25,000 miles per hour.

  • A Turtle By Any Other Name
    SciFri
    06:36
    Science
    791

    What happens when the rules established by the scientific community are used against it?

  • How Genes Determine Our Quality Of Sleep
    SciFri
    17:39
    Science
    793

    Are you a night owl or a morning lark? Why genetics dictate when, how long, and how well we sleep.

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 04 - Automation
    NASA
    16:56
    Science
    290

    In the telephone switchboard’s earliest days, the late 1800s, operators served a limited number of customers within their own communities. As telephone use expanded, automation helped switchboards keep up. NASA is working on a similar approach, infusing its satellite networks with a sort of artificial intelligence. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-04-automation

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 06 - Next-Gen
    NASA
    12:01
    Science
    291

    CubeSats are small satellites, some weighing as little as 3 pounds. They provide opportunities for small-scale research in space, and an avenue for young scientists — some as young as middle school-aged — to see their curiosity take literal flight. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-06-next-gen

  • The Invisible Network: Episode 05 - Marrow
    NASA
    14:38
    Science
    297

    The technologies that fuel NASA's exploration don't just stay in space. They benefit humanity in everyday life — sometimes in surprising ways, like how a NASA communications engineer helped create a system that freezes bone marrow. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2018/the-invisible-network-podcast-episode-05-marrow

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