space travel

The Sound of Young America with John Hodgman

The Sound of Young America

A NASA scientist claims to have found alien microbial life in a meteor that landed on Earth. Scientists are skeptical of these results.

A Conversation with Smiley & West

Smiley and West

Reflections on the end of the Space Shuttle era, what’s next in the exploration of our universe, and the cultural impact of the space program.

The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy: Death By Black Hole

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An interview by two science fiction authors about space travel, the accuracy of science in films and books, and life in the universe.

Living On Earth: May Be Alien Bacteria

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A NASA scientist claims to have found alien microbial life in a meteor that landed on Earth. Scientists are skeptical of these results.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - NOVA ScienceNOW

Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Neil and Jon discuss traveling to Mars, longevity, and the process of discovery.

The Colbert Report

Colbert Report

Neil and Stephen discuss the future of space exploration in the United States.

Science Friday

Science Friday on NPR

Discussion of Pluto, teaching science, and the state of NASA.

The Saturn V Rocket

Saturn V Rocket

Unwrapping the Saturn V rocket in Neil deGrasse Tyson's office.

Living On Earth: Shared Space

Living On Earth

In two and a half years the United States will decommission the three remaining shuttles capable of taking astronauts to the International Space Station. The only option after that will be to hitch a ride on a Russian shuttle, a collaboration may be just what we need in the space program.

Spacecraft Behaving Badly

Natural History Magazine

Something unexpected has been happening to a pair of distant space probes. Could strange new physics be the cause?

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