- Bruce Betts, Director of Science and Technology, The Planetary Society
Video by Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts providing the basics about Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) including information about visibility and its close pass by the Sun.
Bill Nye explains how Jupiter helped spread the building blocks of life around the Solar System. Watch Nye demonstrate the scientific principles behind Jupiter's role in the formation of our Solar System.
Bill Nye takes on Jupiter's deadly radiation. Jupiter produces the radiation equivalent of 100 million x-rays. Watch Nye show you how NASA will protect the instruments on the Juno spacecraft from this incredibly hostile environment.
Bill Nye asks the question: how wet is Jupiter? Watch Nye use a toaster oven, a microwave, and a bike pump to explain how Mission Juno will find out how much water is in Jupiter.
In the vast reaches of Space, being of course by even a single degree can have catastrophic result. Watch Nye reveal the science behind interplanetary navigation.
Bill Nye takes a look at the similarities and differences between Jupiter and the Sun. Is Jupiter really like a piece of the Sun? Watch Nye shed some light on this tricky conundrum.
On October 9th 2013 the Juno spacecraft will re-enter Earth's orbit, and use the Earth's gravity to sling shot it all the way to Jupiter. Watch as Nye uses his trademark wit and charm to breathe life into the science behind this unprecedented event.
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