with Mat Kaplan
The voice of our flagship Planetary Radio radio program, Mat Kaplan brings you unique perspectives every week through his interviews with scientists, engineers, and all sorts of cool space people.
• December 19, 2016
Mat Kaplan explains his beef with the National Geographic Mars documentary-drama series.
• June 03, 2016
Announcing Planetary Radio Extra: Space Policy Edition (PRE:SPE for short)—a new spinoff of Planetary Radio that will delve into the weeds of space policy and politics.
• February 28, 2015
Mat Kaplan pays a heartfelt tribute to a science fiction icon.
• January 31, 2015
Mat Kaplan honors the memory of a scientific pioneer.
• December 11, 2014
Mat Kaplan reviews a comprehensive new collection of historic and modern space art from author and superb space artist Ron Miller.
• December 01, 2014
Mat Kaplan gives his take on the stunningly beautiful short film that's been making the rounds on the internet, "Wanderers," by Erik Wernquist.
• November 09, 2014
Mat Kaplan gives his thoughts on the newest space film to hit theatres, "Interstellar."
• July 27, 2014
Mat Kaplan reviews a wonderful new biography on Neil Armstrong, written with the support of Armstrong and many of the other pioneering astronauts.
• May 08, 2014
Watch another universe unfold as simulated by Illustris, using a model that required 8,000 processors running in parallels 3 months to create!
• March 14, 2014
Mat Kaplan checks an item off his bucket list: Seeing the aurora in Alaska.
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