Extraterrestrial Life


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Radio Programs

Moon and Jupiter Big geysers on big moons Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time Bombs Time bombs in the evening sky Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Soothing Moon Stirring up some epsom salts Sunday, May 26, 2013
Lots of Planets Strength of discovery in numbers Saturday, March 9, 2013
Sweet Discovery A “sweet” discovery at a distant star Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Molecule Factory Whipping up some complex molecules Tuesday, November 13, 2012
White-Dwarf Planets Close planets around dead stars Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Altairian Planets A star that gets a lot of attention Thursday, July 12, 2012
Looking for ET Looking for signs of alien visitors Thursday, April 19, 2012
Comfy Planets Looking for comfy homes for life Sunday, March 4, 2012
Far-Out Earths Warming up some far-out Earths Wednesday, December 7, 2011
61 Cygni Possible homes for neighbors Saturday, August 13, 2011
Moon and Companions Living under brilliant suns Thursday, August 4, 2011
Red Dwarf Planets Looking for close planets around close stars Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Moon and Antares An unlikely abode for life Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Interesting Planets Interesting worlds in other star systems Friday, February 11, 2011
Titan II Stirring up a lively brew Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Habitable Zones Looking for worlds with rainy days Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Moon and Jupiter Preventing alien contamination Sunday, January 9, 2011
Life in the Solar System III A smelly abode for life Thursday, September 9, 2010
Life in the Solar System II Living in an ice cube Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Building Solar Systems III Getting pushed out of the zone Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Galactic Search Searching the bright lights of downtown Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Moon and Spica Moving far away from a pair of stars Saturday, July 17, 2010
Mu Herculis A faint but long-lived neighbor Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Companionable Stars Good places to hunt for habitable planets Tuesday, March 9, 2010
HD 69830 A star system with a touch of home Sunday, February 21, 2010
Delta Pavonis Looking in on a close neighbor Friday, February 5, 2010
16 Cygni A good target in the hunt for planets Thursday, August 27, 2009
Carbon Making a basic ingredient of life Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Moonbugs Fears of life on a lifeless world Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Habitable Zones Looking for planets in just the right places Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Sweet Discovery How sweet it is Wednesday, February 25, 2009
More Epsilon Eridani Where have all the Vulcans gone? Thursday, February 5, 2009
Charred Building Blocks The smoky taste of life's building blocks Thursday, January 22, 2009

Featured Images

WISE view of the Vela Nebula in Cygnus
Glowing Civilizations? Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Cassini view of a crescent Titan
Enigmatic Moon Monday, November 19, 2012
Artist's concept of global ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa
Water World Friday, September 16, 2011
Earth is in the middle of the Sun's habitable zone
In the Zone Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Turning On, Tuning In Monday, April 12, 2010
(Almost) Just Like Home Sunday, February 21, 2010
Dirty Secrets Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Cracked Ice Sunday, November 2, 2008
Super Planets Thursday, April 3, 2008
Red-Dwarf Planet Monday, October 22, 2007
Spark of Genius Monday, July 10, 2006


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