Jun 21st: What is Required to Confirm Alien Life: Non-Sentient Edition

Jun 7th: NASA Perseverance, The First 100 Days

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As you all know, Pamela refuses to talk about any missions which aren’t actually doing science. Well, Perseverance has crossed the line, from fantasy to an actual working rover, scooping regolith and yeeting helicopters. What has the rover accomplished in its first 100 days?

Jun 21st: What is Required to Confirm Alien Life: Non-Sentient Edition

May 31st: InSight and Earthquakes

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Mars is cold and dead today, but the massive volcanoes tell us what the planet used to be like, millions and even billions of years ago. But how volcanically active is the planet today? That’s what NASA’s Mars InSight lander is there to figure out.

Jun 21st: What is Required to Confirm Alien Life: Non-Sentient Edition

May 24th: Skipping Through Time

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Have you ever wanted to be a time traveler? Well, good news! You’re time traveling right now. Into the future at one second per second. Today, let’s talk about the weird world of time dilation.

Jun 21st: What is Required to Confirm Alien Life: Non-Sentient Edition

May 17th: Sounding Rockets

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Last week we talked about balloon-based astronomy. This week we’re gonna talk about putting telescopes on rockets and making observations mid flight. Welcome to the wild world of sounding rockets.