Planetary Radio • Jan 09, 2012

Is Anybody Home? Assessing A Planet's Habitability

On This Episode

Dirk Schulze-Makuch

Astrobiologist

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Bill Nye

Chief Executive Officer for The Planetary Society

Planets everywhere, and soon we'll have discovered thousands. Now there's a way to score their suitability for life, says astrobiologist Dirk Schulze-Makuch and his colleagues. Emily Lakdawalla previews 2012's solar system missions of exploration. Bill Nye is thrilled by new discoveries about our moon. What graffiti would you leave on the sands of Mars? That's the new contest from Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan in What's Up!

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