articles tagged "Planets"

Stormy Neptune

Tuesday, 2 July 2013 | Radio Astronomy

Neptune experiences the highest winds ever recorded in the solar system! How are these winds produced? Does it have something to do with diamond rain? Listen to find out! more »

Strange and frigid Uranus

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 | Radio Astronomy
Tilted Uranus and its rings. Credit: NASA and Erich Karkoschka, U. of Arizona

What is Uranus made of? Why is Uranus tilted? Can the Radio Astronomers keep a straight face while reporting on Uranus? Listen to find out! more »

A very brief history of Earth

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | Radio Astronomy

Tonight on The Planets we discuss our home planet. How did Earth form? How do we know how old it is? Where did the oceans come from? Listen in to find out! more »

Harsh conditions on Venus

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | Radio Astronomy

The Planets series continues with Venus, Earth’s hot and vicious neighbor. more »

Cold and hot Mercury

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Radio Astronomy

The Planets series starts with the closest planet to the Sun; Mercury! more »

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