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NASA Science news is too exciting for plain text. Educational "ScienceCast" videos are fun, lively, entertaining--and anything but plain. Join us for a new episode every week as we look into the science behind discoveries on Earth, the Solar System, and beyond...

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NASA Science news is too exciting for plain text. Educational "ScienceCast" videos are fun, lively, entertaining--and anything but plain. Join us for a new episode every week as we look into the science behind discoveries on Earth, the Solar System, and beyond...

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By David Kirby - Jul 17 2019
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Short, informative, and always interesting. Keep up the good work.

Awesome

By vx(.6;73$:));8-&!:) - Apr 21 2019
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It was very interesting. I would definitely listen to another

iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
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4
2
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2

Love it

By David Kirby - Jul 17 2019
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Short, informative, and always interesting. Keep up the good work.

Awesome

By vx(.6;73$:));8-&!:) - Apr 21 2019
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It was very interesting. I would definitely listen to another
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NASA ScienceCasts

Latest release on Dec 06, 2019

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NASA Science news is too exciting for plain text. Educational "ScienceCast" videos are fun, lively, entertaining--and anything but plain. Join us for a new episode every week as we look into the science behind discoveries on Earth, the Solar System, and beyond...

Rank #1: NASA ScienceCast 276: Something for Every Sky Watcher

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The July 27th night sky offers treats for sky watchers -- and listeners -- around the globe.

Jul 26 2018

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Rank #2: NASA ScienceCast 294: On the Cusp of Understanding

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NASA is using sounding rockets to study the cusp, a point where the magnetic bubble that surrounds our planet dips inward and touches down to Earth.

Apr 14 2019

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Rank #3: ScienceCast 18: An Astronomer's Dilemma

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Stars are bright, but their planets are not, which makes planet hunting difficult. However, NASA's ultraviolet telescope GALEX may be providing a solution.

Jul 07 2011

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Rank #4: ScienceCast 71: Mars Landing Sky Show

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On the same night Curiosity lands on Mars, a "Martian Triangle" will appear in sunset skies of Earth.

Jul 27 2012

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Rank #5: ScienceCast 254: The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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On August 21, 2017, a continent-spanning wave of instruments from home-made pinhole cameras to the most sophisticated telescopes in operation today will be trained on the Eclipse Across America.

Aug 18 2017

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Rank #6: NASA ScienceCast 290: Big Questions About Small Worlds

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Small Worlds hold keys to questions about our solar system and the origin of life on Earth.

Feb 15 2019

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Rank #7: ScienceCast 46: Mission to Land on a Comet

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In 2014, Rosetta will enter orbit around 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and land a probe on it for a front row seat as the comet heads toward the sun.

Feb 02 2012

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Rank #8: ScienceCast 142: Lettuce Orbit Earth - A New Form of Life Takes Root on the ISS

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A new life form is taking root on the ISS, and its name is "Outregeous." The space-faring lettuce was delivered to the space station by a SpaceX Dragon capsule on April 20th.

Apr 25 2014

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Rank #9: ScienceCast 143: Carrington-class CME Narrowly Misses Earth

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Two years ago, an intense solar storm narrowly missed Earth. If it had hit, researchers say, we could still be picking up the pieces.

Apr 28 2014

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Rank #10: ScienceCast 47: Alien Matter in the Solar System - A Galactic Mismatch

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"Alien matter" detected by a NASA spacecraft orbiting Earth shows that the chemical make-up of our solar system differs from that of the surrounding galaxy.

Feb 09 2012

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Rank #11: ScienceCast 85: Rock Comet Meteor Shower

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The Geminid meteor shower peaks on Dec. 13th and 14th when Earth runs through a stream of debris from a strange object that some astronomers are calling a "rock comet."

Nov 29 2012

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Rank #12: NASA ScienceCast 269: New Science from Jupiter

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As the Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, new discoveries about the giant planet continue to be made.

May 02 2018

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Rank #13: ScienceCast 107: An Early Start for Noctilucent Clouds

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Glowing electric-blue at the edge of space, noctilucent clouds have surprised researchers by appearing early this year. The unexpected apparition hints at a change in the "teleconnections" of Earth's atmosphere.

Jun 07 2013

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Rank #14: ScienceCast 205: Quantum Foam

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Researchers have used NASA space telescopes to prove that space-time is much less "foamy" than some models predict.

Dec 31 2015

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Rank #15: ScienceCast 79: The Sound of Earthsong

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A NASA spacecraft has recorded eerie-sounding radio emissions coming from our own planet, which could be responsible for the proliferation of deadly electrons in the Van Allen Belts.

Sep 27 2012

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Rank #16: ScienceCast 213: The Special Ingredients... of Earth

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Researchers using a Japanese X-ray satellite with NASA participation have found the chemical ingredients of Earth-like planets in the Virgo cluster of galaxies.

Mar 18 2016

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Rank #17: ScienceCast 150: A Laser Message from Space: Hello World

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In early June, a laser beam lanced out of the night sky over California, heralding a breakthrough in space communications.

Jun 17 2014

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Rank #18: ScienceCast 101: Saturn Close Up

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Saturn and Earth are lining up for a beautiful view of the ringed planet. Saturn will be at its best and brightest on April 28th.

Apr 25 2013

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Rank #19: ScienceCast 87: Christmas Sky Show

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The Moon and Jupiter are converging for a heavenly sky show on Christmas 2012. Got a telescope? Something extra-special is happening on Jupiter that makes it an appealing target for backyard optics.

Dec 21 2012

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Rank #20: ScienceCast 212: Amazing Moons

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When the Space Age began, explorers were eager to visit the planets of the solar system. As the years have passed, however, astronomers have realized that the moons of the solar system may be even more interesting.

Mar 10 2016

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NASA ScienceCast 306: Making Space for Technology Development

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The International Space Station provides the only microgravity environment in which we can test technologies critical to our deep-space exploration in the near and far-term future.

Dec 06 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 305: Effects of the Solar Wind

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The continuously expanding solar wind begins in our Sun and doesn’t stop until after it reaches the edge of the heliosphere.

Nov 24 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 304: Unlocking the Origins of the Universe

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AMS-02 is helping scientists investigate many fundamental physics questions from its place on the space station. Astronauts are conducting a series of spacewalks to perform repairs and extend the life of the observatory.

Nov 21 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 303: Exploring the Presence of Water on the Moon

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The presence of water on the Moon opens up many exciting possibilities for future exploration and just as many questions about that water’s origins.

Oct 24 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 302: Eye on Neptune

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Neptune will be at opposition in September, providing an opportunity to observe this planet that is invisible to the naked eye, but that scientists would love to see more clearly.

Sep 09 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 301: Shedding Light on Black Holes

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"Black Holes" is one of the most highly searched terms about our universe. How much of what we think we know about black holes is actually true?

Aug 13 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 300: Cutting-edge Biomanufacturing Aboard the International Space Station

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Welcome to the world of 3D biomanufacturing, a cutting-edge practice on Earth that is being tested aboard the International Space Station.

Jul 30 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 299: The Lasting Impacts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9

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In July 1994, astronomers around the world watched as the fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slammed into the planet Jupiter.

Jul 26 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 298: Watch the History of our Solar System Fly By with MU69

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Scientists are unlocking clues about the earliest formation of our solar system from a Kuiper Belt Object known as 2014 MU69.

Jul 08 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 297: Cementing Our Place in Space

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Experiments have taken place aboard the International Space Station to study cement based concrete in microgravity.

Jun 11 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 296: Shining Laser Light on Earth’s Forests

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The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) on the space station beams laser light down to Earth to reveal the height and density of trees and vegetation.

Apr 30 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 295: A Chip Off the Old Block

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Living 3D versions of human organs called Tissue Chips are being sent to the International Space Station to be studied in microgravity.

Apr 18 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 294: On the Cusp of Understanding

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NASA is using sounding rockets to study the cusp, a point where the magnetic bubble that surrounds our planet dips inward and touches down to Earth.

Apr 14 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 293: A Successful Mission Starts With Nutrition

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The relationship between a successful exploration mission and balanced nutrition is vital in the extreme vastness of outer space.

Apr 03 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 292: The Space We Travel Through

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As NASA prepares to send astronauts and spacecraft long distances through space, scientists are keeping an eye on the weather. Space weather.

Mar 27 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 291: A Super Start to 2019

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2019 is an excellent year to look to the sky and enjoy the spectacular view of Earth’s nearest neighbor, the Moon.

Mar 20 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 290: Big Questions About Small Worlds

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Small Worlds hold keys to questions about our solar system and the origin of life on Earth.

Feb 15 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 289: Small Satellites yield Big Discoveries

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NASA uses CubeSats for new science missions and to test new electronics, sensors and software that might be included on larger missions.

Feb 04 2019

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NASA ScienceCast 288: Enjoying the Geminids From Above and Below

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The Geminids meteor shower will be viewed from above by the Meteor camera on the International Space Station, as well as from below by sky watchers on Earth.

Dec 13 2018

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NASA ScienceCast 287: You Light Up Our Night

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People around the world have the opportunity to participate in the study of comet 46P/Wirtanen as it has a close approach with Earth in December of 2018.

Dec 12 2018

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iTunes Ratings

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Love it

By David Kirby - Jul 17 2019
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Short, informative, and always interesting. Keep up the good work.

Awesome

By vx(.6;73$:));8-&!:) - Apr 21 2019
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It was very interesting. I would definitely listen to another