Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Veteran Jet Propulsion Lab planetary scientist Bonnie Buratti talks with Mat about the wonder of our solar neighborhood that she explores in Worlds Fantastic, Worlds Familiar: A Guided Tour of the Solar System. Emily Lakdawalla reviews a busy and challenging time for Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover. Bill Nye says thousands of small satellites may bring broadband internet access to the third world, but they may also bring new space debris challenges. And Bruce Betts somehow bring together Skylab, gold and hamsters in the new What’s Up.