JPL astrophysicists Alina Kiessling and Jason Rhodes were brought together by their fascination over the mystery of dark energy. They talk with Planetary Radio about their research and the many missions they are contributing to, including WFIRST, a unique new space telescope. Director of Space Policy Casey Dreier reviews the US Senate’s 2018 NASA budget proposal. CEO Bill Nye says enjoy the Great American Eclipse, but be careful! All this and What’s Up with Bruce Betts.
Jason Rhodes and Alina Kiessling
NASA / GSFC / Conceptual Image Lab
Artist's concept of NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST).
Adam Block / Mount Lemmon SkyCenter / University of Arizona