Water and Water Ice

Radio Programs

Last Visit A final visit to an icy moon Saturday, December 19, 2015
Moon and Companions A beautiful meeting in the dawn sky Friday, November 6, 2015
Cassini at Enceladus Hot water on an icy moon Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Moon and More Companions Filling up a Martian crater Thursday, October 8, 2015
Noctilucent Clouds Electric-blue clouds in the twilight Monday, July 27, 2015
Moon and Saturn Giant storms on a giant world Sunday, June 28, 2015
Moon and Jupiter Plunging into a hidden ocean Saturday, June 20, 2015
Oceans Gained Filling up Earth’s oceans Friday, June 5, 2015
Ocean Lost A massive ocean on the planet Mars Thursday, June 4, 2015
Moon and Spica Dipping up water on the Moon Saturday, April 4, 2015
More Dawn at Ceres Looking for water on an asteroid Thursday, March 5, 2015
Hot Weather Hot weather on a distant planet Friday, December 26, 2014
MAVEN Probing Mars’s escaping atmosphere Sunday, September 21, 2014
Venus and Jupiter A cold layer cake for a big moon Friday, August 15, 2014
Moon and Jupiter Big geysers on big moons Saturday, May 3, 2014
Watery Asteroid Water vapor from a big ball of rock Friday, May 2, 2014
Moon and Mars A garden spot on the Red Planet Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Icy Mars Digging into Mars’s frozen past Friday, October 11, 2013
Heading for Mars Streaking down Martian slopes Thursday, October 10, 2013
Moon and Saturn Diving into a possible water world Monday, August 12, 2013
Water World Diving into lunar research Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Mercury Rising Cold pockets on a hot planet Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Soothing Moon Stirring up some epsom salts Sunday, May 26, 2013
Moon and Jupiter III Mixing up some lunar water Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Venus and Antares Snow clouds on a hot world? Saturday, December 22, 2012
Jovial Water Worlds Giant oceans around a giant planet Thursday, September 27, 2012
Water Worlds: Triton Squeezing out a global ocean Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Water Worlds: Titan A world with a really deep ocean Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Water Worlds Filling oceans on distant worlds Monday, September 24, 2012
Moon and Mars Prime real estate on other worlds Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Moon and Venus Drying out a wet planet Sunday, September 9, 2012
Moon and Ceres Peeking beneath the skin of an asteroid Saturday, September 8, 2012
Moon and Companions II Dipping our toes in a giant ocean Friday, September 7, 2012
Moon, Mars, and Regulus Dark ice at the Moon’s poles Monday, May 28, 2012
Snow Line A solar system’s best spot for skiing Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Saturnian Encounters A busy week of moon-hopping Monday, March 26, 2012
Secret Mars Unlocking the secrets of the Red Planet Friday, March 2, 2012
Moon and Mars Watery oases on a desert world Thursday, January 12, 2012
Wet Universe Sprinkling water throughout the cosmos Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Watery Earth Raining on the young planet Earth Monday, January 9, 2012
More Moon and Venus Ancient oceans on a dry world Sunday, November 27, 2011
Mars Science Laboratory I Plumbing for water on Mars Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Cassini at Enceladus Streaking past a solar-system treasure Saturday, November 5, 2011
More Moon and Jupiter Reflections on an icy moon Friday, September 16, 2011
Stellar Chemistry Forging the chemistry of life Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Evening Lineup A powerful early-season storm Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Triton A frigid moon like no other Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Moon and Mars Looking for Mars-on-Earth Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Moon and Jupiter Water in some orange dirt Friday, July 22, 2011
Moon and Saturn Heating up a Saturnian moon Friday, May 13, 2011
Watery Mars Divining for water on Mars Thursday, April 14, 2011
Interesting Planets Interesting worlds in other star systems Friday, February 11, 2011
Moon and Companions Stormy skies from top to bottom Sunday, January 23, 2011
Moon and Jupiter Preventing alien contamination Sunday, January 9, 2011

Featured Images

Plumes of ice and water shoot into space from Enceladus, a moon of Saturn
Getting Wet Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Backlit view of Pluto landscape from New Horizons
Hazy Skies Tuesday, September 22, 2015
A mosaic of spacecraft images shows the varied surface of Ganymede
Hiding an Ocean Saturday, June 20, 2015
Curiosity rover view of rock layers inside Gale Crater on Mars
Ancient Lakebed Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, Ganymede
Layer-Cake Moon Friday, August 15, 2014
Artist's concept of water vapor around Ceres; HST image of Ceres
Watery Dwarf Friday, May 2, 2014
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter view on lunar north polar regions
Top o' the Moon Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Cassini view of the cracked crust of Saturn's moon Dione
Cracked Up Monday, August 12, 2013
Kasei Valles, an ancient flood channel on Mars
Ancient Flood Monday, June 10, 2013
Curiosity rover view of Mount Sharp, March 2013
Sharp Destination Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Cassini images of Dione, Rhea
Saturnian Two-Fer Thursday, December 27, 2012
Recent image from Mars rovers Curiosity and Opportunity
Mars Targets Saturday, September 29, 2012
Water geysers from the south pole of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn
Leaking Moon Monday, March 26, 2012
Cassini view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in front of the planet's rings
Saturnian Encounter Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Craters fill an ancient river channel on Mars
Martian Rapids Monday, October 10, 2011
Artist's concept of global ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa
Water World Friday, September 16, 2011
A thick torus of dust encircles a quasar
Water Works Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Composite view of a giant storm on Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft
Stormy Skies Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Possible rivulets of water flowing on Mars
Drippy Planet Monday, August 8, 2011
Image of water distribution in northern hemisphere of Mars
Watery Mars Thursday, April 14, 2011
Earth is in the middle of the Sun's habitable zone
In the Zone Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Enceladus passes in front of Saturn's rings
Saturnian Iceball Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Infrared image of CW Leonis, a giant star that is surrounded by soot
Steamy Star Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Cassini snapped views of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys.
Two Moons Rising Monday, August 16, 2010
Two Moons Rising Monday, August 16, 2010
'Leaking' Moon Monday, March 1, 2010


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