space

Moving Beyond Gravity

Imagine embarking on a journey to space as an Astronaut. Now you can do just that on a 4-D Virtual reality Journey at the Samsung flagship store in New York City. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Samsung has partnered with NASA, to showcase stem education and the important role […]

Launching a Human to Mars

Dave Mosher is a Science Reporter who has written for Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, National Geographic News and Discovery.com. Throughout his career he has watched humans and robots launch into space, flown over the North Pole to catch a total solar eclipse, and toured a cutting-edge nuclear reactor. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss life […]

NASA Level Technology On Our Cell Phones

Ainissa Ramirez is a scientist, author, and a self-proclaimed science evangelist. She is the creator of a podcast series called Science Underground. She joins Hari to discuss how satellite cameras made by NASA became the cameras in our cell phones.

Exploring Jupiter

In 2016, NASA’s Juno spacecraft began orbiting Jupiter to gather information about the planet’s formation and evolution. In this segment, we sit down with the mission’s principal investigator, Scott Bolton, who reveals some of his team’s findings.

The World’s Most Powerful Rocket

Dave Mosher is a science reporter who has written for Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, National Geographic News and Discovery.com. Mosher joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Space X’s Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world.

3-D Printing for Space

3-D printing is known for creating models and smaller scale products, but now manufacturers are using this technology to develop metal parts for aircrafts and rockets. Join us as we dive deeper into this innovative process of additive manufacturing.

SciTech Now Episode 438

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at the study detecting fake ID’s; Ainissa Ramirez discusses the engineering behind the ironing board; the interplay between religious experiences and the brain; and 3D printing for space.

A Tesla in space

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 planetary protection.

SciTech Now Episode 432

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore the science of space rocks; discuss what’s in a spacesuit; take a look at technological innovations; and degradable bones which will be replaced by a person’s growing bone tissue.

The science of space rocks

The Solar System is known for its complex composition, including debris from asteroids and comets, called meteorites. Arizona State University Curator, Laurence Garvie, shows us what we can learn from each unique space rock that has landed on Earth.