Signs of Life? Discovery of Martian Methane Plumes
Air Date: 02/23/2009
Run Time: 0:28:52
Listen to the full show:
Or Download mp3
Topics:Support Planetary Radio
Michael Mumma directs the Goddard Center for Astrobiology. A team he leads recently announced three plumes of methane on Mars. We talk with him about how they were discovered, and what they might mean. Bill Nye cheers on Japan's Hayabusa asteroid probe. Emily Lakdawalla answers a question about Venus. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan annihilate some antimatter and give away a 2009 Year in Space calendar on the What's Up space trivia contest.
Planetary Radio Search
Fifteen years ago, Society members and passionate space advocates like you helped save the Pluto mission. Now we can do the same for missions to Europa and Mars.
Join over 27,600 people who have completed their petition and consider a donation to support advocacy efforts.