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PLANETARY RADIO LIVE: MAVEN Launches for Mars

Mat Kaplan • November 01, 2013 • 2

Host Mat Kaplan will be joined by Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts and Emily Lakdawalla for this special live event.

Uranus Awaits

Geraint Jones • October 18, 2013 • 3

It’s been a long time since anyone paid Uranus a visit. The Uranus system is, however, fascinating, as evidenced by the wealth of topics covered by the diverse group of planetary scientists who gathered to discuss it last week at the Paris Observatory.

DPS 2013: Tidbits from Titan

Emily Lakdawalla • October 09, 2013 • 8

I attended a few talks at the Division for Planetary Sciences meeting today that concerned Titan's origin and interesting surface, and then one in the afternoon about the atmosphere.

Pluto's atmosphere does not collapse

Emily Lakdawalla • September 06, 2013 • 2

Just four months ago I posted about a paper recently published by Leslie Young and coauthors that described three possible scenarios for Pluto's atmosphere. Yesterday, Cathy Olkin, Leslie Young, and coauthors posted a preprint on arXiv that says that only one of those scenarios can be true. And it's a surprising one. The title of their paper says it all: "Pluto's atmosphere does not collapse."

Results of ten Venus years of cloud tracking by Venus Express

Emily Lakdawalla • August 29, 2013 • 5

What Venus Express' Visual Monitoring Camera images of Venus have taught us about the motions of Venus' atmosphere.

The Ancient Snows of Mars on Planetary Radio

Mat Kaplan • August 06, 2013

Kat Scanlon tells Planetary Radio that Hawaii and Mars have more in common than you might think.

More Evidence for a Habitable Mars from EGU 2013

Casey Dreier • April 08, 2013 • 3

NASA's Curiosity rover has acquired further evidence that Mars's atmosphere was once dense enough to support liquid water on the surface.

The Stormscapes of Saturn

Bill Dunford • March 04, 2013 • 2

Look past the rings, and Saturn is even stranger--and more breathtaking.

Saturn's Hexagon Viewed from the Ground

Leigh Fletcher • February 01, 2013 • 2

For the first time, amateur astronomers are capturing spectacular images of Saturn's bizarre north polar hexagon.

Weather Report: Mars

Bill Dunford • January 28, 2013 • 5

Just like on Earth, clouds and storms often ripple through the Martian atmosphere. You can even check the daily weather report.

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