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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 25
Natural Sciences 10

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 429: Living on Mars

November 28th, 2016

When Elon Musk announced plans to send humans to Mars, he conveniently left out one important aspect. How are we supposed to survive on a place this hostile to life? Seriously, Mars sucks, and it's going to take some impressive techniques and technologies to make it on the Red Planet.

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Ep. 428: The Moons of Mars

November 25th, 2016

We begin a miniseries on Mars. How many episodes will we do? Who knows? But we start today with a discussion of the two Mars moons, Phobos and Deimos.

Did you hear that Dark Energy doesn't exist any more? Neither does Dark Matter? It turns out that NASA recalculated the Zodiac and now you're an Ophiuchan! Science is hard enough, but communicating that science out to the public when there are publications hungry for traffic is even harder! Here's how to parse the click-bait science titles.

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Ep. 426: Confirmation Bias

October 29th, 2016

I hate to tell you this, but that meat computer in your skull is constantly betraying you. Don’t worry, we’ve all got the same, but fortunately, scientists have learned how this happens, and can help us make sure our science, and lives don’t suffer because of it.