deep space

The next generation of the space telescope

For over twenty years, the Hubble Space Telescope has allowed astronomers to capture images from Deep Space. In 2019, the James Webb Telescope will be rocketed from Earth. Zolt Levay of the Space Telescope Science Institute joins us via google hangout to discuss this next generation of the space telescope.

Is the future of deep-space exploration at risk?

Dave Mosher is a science reporter who has written for Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, National Geographic News and Discovery.com. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how a dwindling supply of plutonium threatens deep space exploration.

SciTech Now Episode 406

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at the topography of teeth; a dwindling supply of plutonium threatens deep space exploration; meet the Kootenai tribe of Idaho who are saving the white sturgeon; and a speed-dating science competition.