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Exploring and terraforming Mars will be the greatest scientific and engineering challenge in the history of our species. From landfall and building the first cities to manipulating an entire planetary environment, this podcast will dive into the science of space exploration, settlement and terraforming! Join Alexander Winn, creator of TerraGenesis and founder of Edgeworks Entertainment, as he walks you through the real science behind his hit indie terraforming game, TerraGenesis, and how those same concepts will work in real life.

Settle the Stars: The Science of Space Exploration Edgeworks Nebula

    • Science
    • 4.6 • 23 Ratings

Exploring and terraforming Mars will be the greatest scientific and engineering challenge in the history of our species. From landfall and building the first cities to manipulating an entire planetary environment, this podcast will dive into the science of space exploration, settlement and terraforming! Join Alexander Winn, creator of TerraGenesis and founder of Edgeworks Entertainment, as he walks you through the real science behind his hit indie terraforming game, TerraGenesis, and how those same concepts will work in real life.

    Cygnus: The Swan

    Cygnus: The Swan

    This week, guest host, Rachel Emerson is back to move our evening gaze into the cooler months with the constellation Cygnus. We will delve into the characters that ARE Cygnus and the feathered ones that BECOME Cygnus.
    Research and Writing by Mike Ettel
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    Music by: Still Audio
    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 
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    • 23 min
    Aquila: The Eagle

    Aquila: The Eagle

     Aquila the Eagle is full of many possibilities and potential for unknown worlds. Guest host, Rachel Emerson, floats through the history of how this constellation came to be. 

    Research and Writing by Andrew Vietze

     

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    • 15 min
    Hercules: The Hero

    Hercules: The Hero

    This week, guest host, Rachel Emerson is back with a very popular figure in Greek Mythology. She talks about the origins of Hercules and the endless possibility within the stars that make up the constellation. 

    Research and Writing by Mike Ettel

     

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    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    • 22 min
    Introducing: It Was Said Season 2

    Introducing: It Was Said Season 2

    It Was Said, the 2021 Webby Award winner for Best Podcast
    Series, returns with a new season to look back on some of the most powerful,
    impactful, and timeless speeches in history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer
    Prize winner and bestselling author-historian Jon Meacham, this documentary
    podcast series takes you through another season of ten generation-defining
    speeches. Meacham, along with top historians, authors and journalists, offers
    expert insight and analysis into the origins, the orator, and the context of the
    times each speech was given, and they reflect on why it’s important to never
    forget them.
    It Was Said is a creation and production of Peabody-nominated C13Originals, in
    association with The HISTORY® Channel.

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    • 4 min
    Scorpius: The Piercing Arachnid

    Scorpius: The Piercing Arachnid

    This week, guest host, Rachel Emerson will talk about the constellation Scorpius. 
    She will go into the mythology behind this constellation and why its brightest object is one of the largest stars visible to the naked eye – and so red it’s often confused with the red planet.

    Research and Writing by Andrew Vietze

     

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    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    • 16 min
    Re-release: Exoplanets with Alexander Winn

    Re-release: Exoplanets with Alexander Winn

    This week, we are re-releasing our episode on Exoplanets to coincide with NASA's discovery of "Planetary Photobombing"...

    In the last few decades, we have learned that most of these stars are hosts to their own systems of planets, just as the Sun is to our Solar System.  We call these worlds exoplanets, or extrasolar planets. Alexander Winn takes us incredible distances to learn about them. 

    Research & Writing by Jake Koster 

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Jonezy57 ,

settle the stars

Its very good and a great listen, dont miss it, thanks to all of you

Galactic bookworm ,

TerraGenesis is my favourite game!

TerraGenesis is my absolute all time favourite game. It’s really interesting to hear about the story and science behind it. I highly recommend the game TerraGenesis. I recently bought the full access pass and I’m super excited about TRAPPIST-1 and Historical earth. I’m also really looking forward to season 2 as a stand alone podcast. Keep up the amazing work! 😉

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