The great adventure awaits! Mat Kaplan hosts an entertaining panel discussion at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC.
By putting its relationships in military hands, the US is losing its power abroad.
NEOWISE Principal Investigator Amy Mainzer returns with an update on this phenomenal success and a look ahead toward a much more powerful asteroid and comet hunter called NEOCam.
Ruinophilia. The science of loneliness. Live at UntitledTown Book and Author Festival, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Can a private entity really take over the International Space Station?
No mission to Mars has done what InSight will do.
Join us for an utterly fascinating live conversation with Emily Lakdawalla about her brand new book, The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job.
Where do cultures come from? The answer is as old as life itself.
Facebook, Mueller, Jef Pollock & shout-outs to pollster-friends. And Millennials are ruining food.
Host Mat Kaplan once again attends the worldwide party for space.
God, guns, sex, and mutually exclusive concepts of liberty. The Way Brothers' Netflix docuseries Wild, Wild Country tells a story that's about as American as it gets.
Love is like umami. Adulthood is accepting the schmo you are. Wordplay and worldbuilding with novelist Meg Wolitzer.
Planetary Society Director of Space Policy Casey Dreier sits down with Lori Garver for a fascinating insider’s view of the world’s largest and most successful space agency.
The multi-award winning science fiction author, futurist and speaker returns to Planetary Radio for a wide-ranging conversation about robots and humans in space, empathetic artificial intelligences, how we can survive the Singularity and much more.
There's got to be a thousand ways to reclaim the past, but for Tara Westover, story was the only one that could contain all of it.
The myths of an inhospitable land. Imposter Syndrome. That feeling when one of your characters unexpectedly murders another. Literary mage Neil Gaiman on the dark arts of fiction and everyday life.
Dammit, Spock, can your cold, calculating reason fathom the mysteries of the human heart?
Dave Wasserman w/the Cook Political Report walks us through TX, previews PA-18, & talks House races more broadly.
Space is hard. Sample collection and return is harder still. That’s why the radically-simplified PlanetVac system from Honeybee Robotics is so intriguing.
Experience A Message From Earth - Inspired by the Voyager Golden Record
It’s the end of the world as we know it, and Dr. Kaku feels fine.
The Eyes of a New Mars Rover: Mastcam-Z
A bracing splash of cold Laphroaig in the face of some of our biggest misconceptions, from historian Niall Ferguson.
Space Policy Edition Special: The 2019 President’s Budget Request Unveiled
A New Congressional Caucus Backs Planetary Science
Wild boars in the sewers of London. Augmented humans of the future. Jason's high school friend, celebrated children's author Jacob Sager Weinstein on imaginary histories and possible futures.
Space, SETI, the Singularity and Shostak
The virtual reality that's coming is like nothing we've ever experienced. Now's the time to decide what it's good for.
Space Policy Edition #21: Bill Nye and the State of the Union
Going to Sea to Sail Through Space: Orion Ocean Recovery Testing
Living in Space!
The stories we wrap around ourselves, our neighbors. our children. The invisible stories we struggle against.
We answer your questions about caterpillar legs, animal sexuality, and how to ride a bike when it's -18 degrees outside.
It’s a Hard Rain on Titan
While the unchecked ego might be popular at parties, it can get us into all kinds of trouble. Mark Epstein, MD combines psychotherapy and Buddhism to help people live with the self.
Mysterious Tabby’s Star, With Tabby Herself
Space Policy Edition #20: Looking back on the year in space policy. Also, your questions!
Looking Back, Looking Forward with the Planetary Society All-Stars
Flowing Water on Mars? Not So Much
Exploring the Latest Planetary Science Discoveries With Emily Lakdawalla
Fatih Akin has first-hand experience of strong cultural cross-winds. Ethnically Turkish and raised in Germany, he has made many films dealing with sudden dislocation and how people respond to it.
President Trump Sets Course for the Moon
In the late sixties, a soap factory in suburban Illinois discovered one of its outflow pipes had been intentionally clogged by an industrial saboteur. Does environmental damage ever demand radical action? And when does environmental protest cross the l...
A Visitor From the Stars: ‘Oumuamua
Space Policy Edition #19: When did the private space age begin? Much earlier than you think.
Bob Richards of Moon Express
In this episode, we travel to a future where a tech mogul feeds a machine learning system all the religious texts he can find, and asks it to generate a “super religion.” - Buckle up because this is a long episode! But it’s fun, I promise. -
Terrorism. Technological disruption. Globalization. Life in the 1870’s was wild. Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff on Joseph Conrad, his times, and ours.
Canada Rises…And So Does the Sun
The Honorable Adam Schiff: Another Congressional Space Enthusiast