Ep 339: A brief probed toward Uranus



A brief probed toward Uranus

Unexpected issues caused a very short episode about the seventh planet. Gave us a chance to go ahead and snicker at its name.
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Ep 338: Why is that moon spewing?



Why is that moon spewing?

We finish up with the planet Saturn with a look at her moon, Enceladus. It is spewing forth giant guizers of water and other chemicals, hinting at its subsurface salty ocean and even the possibility of life.
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Ep 337: Saturn’s invisible ring, and two faced moon



Saturn’s invisible ring, and two faced moon

The largest ring in the solar system is nearly impossible to see. Not even the Cassini mission, which spent 13 years orbiting Saturn, was able to see it. Just to make things more interesting, Saturn also has a now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t moon. As it happens, these two oddities are related, so we relate them.
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Ep 336: Saturn’s strangest moon is such a gas



Saturn’s strangest moon is such a gas

The second largest moon is arguably the strangest. From lakes of liquid natural gas, to its thick atmosphere, to magic islands that come and go, join us for a look at Saturn’s moon Titan.
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Ep 335: Saturn’s rings and things



Saturn’s rings and things

You can’t look at Saturn without noticing the rings. So, we take a closer look at Saturn’s rings. The episode ended up a bit longer than usual as the closer you look at them, the more complicated they become.
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Ep 334: Saturn spins me right round baby, right round



Saturn spins me right round baby, right round

We get started with the second largest planet in the solar system with a look at strangely spinning strange things.
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Ep 332: It’s just like the ocean, under the moon



It’s just like the ocean, under the moon

We’ve save the best of Jupiter’s moons for last. Europa, which has a subsurface ocean that could hold twice the water as all of Earth’s oceans combined. What, if any, kind of life might we find there?
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Ep 331: The exploding, electrified moon



The exploding, electrified moon

This time we spend time with IO—the most volcanically active body in the solar system; and how it interacts with Jupiter’s magnetic field.
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