Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

The Planetary Society

Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes you inside the DC beltway where the future of the US space program hangs in the balance. Visit for the space trivia contest, an episode guide, and much more.

Categories: Science & Medicine

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Scientists have found a menagerie of complex organic compounds on the comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft that connect it with the birth of our solar system.

Previous episodes

  • 1084 - Comets Stink! The Chemical Zoo Found at Comet Chury 
    Wed, 10 Aug 2022
  • 1083 - Space Policy Edition: Lori Garver on Bringing Change to NASA 
    Fri, 05 Aug 2022
  • 1082 - Citizen Science: Join the search for Martian clouds 
    Wed, 03 Aug 2022
  • 1081 - New Jet Propulsion Lab Director Laurie Leshin 
    Wed, 27 Jul 2022
  • 1080 - Science from the Moon, and former NASA chief scientist Jim Green looks back 
    Wed, 20 Jul 2022
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