Astronomy Cast

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 10
Science & Medicine 25

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


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Ep. 425: Naming Spacecraft

October 21st, 2016

Have you ever noticed spacecraft missions have some pretty cool names? How does anyone decide what to call these things?

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Ep. 424: Lightning

October 17th, 2016

It turns out that nature figured out how to use electricity long before humans did. Lightning storms are common across the Earth, and even the Solar System. What causes this electricity in the sky, and how can science use it?

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Ep. 423: Cyclones

October 11th, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew reminded us, cyclonic storms are a force to be reckoned with. What causes these storms, and how can they form across the Solar System.

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Ep. 422: Geysers

October 3rd, 2016

So if you’ve been to Yellowstone National Park, you’ve seen one of the most amazing features of the natural world – geysers. In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about geysers on Earth, and where they might be in the solar system.