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EVSN: Escape Velocity Space News

Sep 28, 2020

Join us for a first-ever double feature episode. Dr. Pamela and Beth will go cover the latest in astronomy and planetary science, from a glittery supermassive black hole to a jittery gravitational wave detector, and from life on Mars to the chronology of Saturn’s largest moons. For fun, we listen to the sonification...

Sep 23, 2020

Join us for this week's Rocket Roundup with host Annie Wilson as we look back at the launches that happened from the past week, including one from China and a bonus, first-of-its-kind, sub-orbital launch from Australia.

Sep 22, 2020

Astrophysicists have finally figured out how to tell neutron stars apart from black holes by finding the signature of the event horizon. Another team discovered that planetary nebulae likely get their unique shapes due to binary systems. And we present some updates on the origin of rocks (and rocks and rocks and...

Sep 21, 2020

Cassini data is still providing good science, and researchers recently found out that the northern hemisphere of Enceladus has fresh ice! Plus scientists directly measured the distance to a magnetar, and comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has an aurora.

Sep 18, 2020

While Venus has dominated the news cycle this week, scientists were publishing papers on other planets, both within our solar system and without. We look at a warm Jupiter orbiting a cool star, the composition of Uranus’ moons (save your jokes for the Q&A), and how life may be hard to detect on Mars. Plus Hubble has...