Ep 344: Robots chasing tail



Robots chasing tail

Once thought a portent of doom, or a sign of the impending death of kings, nowadays a comet makes a good target to launch a mission at.
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Ep 343: Five years of the lab, for reasons



Five years of the lab, for reasons

We’ve been putting out episodes on science for five years. There’s no end in sight. You’re welcome, or we’re sorry, depending. In celebration we relax with a freeform episode, even drink a couple of beers. We do drift passed a bit of science, but only by accident.
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Ep 339: A brief probed toward Uranus



A brief probed toward Uranus

Unexpected issues caused a very short episode about the seventh planet. Gave us a chance to go ahead and snicker at its name.
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Ep 338: Why is that moon spewing?



Why is that moon spewing?

We finish up with the planet Saturn with a look at her moon, Enceladus. It is spewing forth giant guizers of water and other chemicals, hinting at its subsurface salty ocean and even the possibility of life.
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Ep 337: Saturn’s invisible ring, and two faced moon



Saturn’s invisible ring, and two faced moon

The largest ring in the solar system is nearly impossible to see. Not even the Cassini mission, which spent 13 years orbiting Saturn, was able to see it. Just to make things more interesting, Saturn also has a now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t moon. As it happens, these two oddities are related, so we relate them.
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Ep 336: Saturn’s strangest moon is such a gas



Saturn’s strangest moon is such a gas

The second largest moon is arguably the strangest. From lakes of liquid natural gas, to its thick atmosphere, to magic islands that come and go, join us for a look at Saturn’s moon Titan.
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Ep 335: Saturn’s rings and things



Saturn’s rings and things

You can’t look at Saturn without noticing the rings. So, we take a closer look at Saturn’s rings. The episode ended up a bit longer than usual as the closer you look at them, the more complicated they become.
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