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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

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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.

    Season 3: Constellations & Their Greek Myths

    Season 3: Constellations & Their Greek Myths

    We are bringing you season 3 starting Friday, July 8th. Host Lacey Hannan begins our journey into Greek Mythology's ties to constellations. We will be following the sky based on what is visible in the Northern Hemisphere. 

    We will see you next week... Happy Terraforming.

     

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    Happy Terraforming ... 

     

    Music by: Still Audio

    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    ”Mars”: Re-Released with Host Alexander Winn

    ”Mars”: Re-Released with Host Alexander Winn

    As we gear up for an announcement on our new series, we are re-releasing a classic episode on Mars hosted by Alexander Winn. Lacey Hannan introduces it with news of another successful Blue Origin trip.

     

    Research and writing by: Jake Koster

     

    You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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    Happy Terraforming ... 

     

    Music by: Still Audio

    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    Music: "Voyager" - by Jonny Easton Link: https://youtu.be/HKinw3NqWFQ
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    • 22 min
    ”Moon” Directed by Duncan Jones Starring Sam Rockwell

    ”Moon” Directed by Duncan Jones Starring Sam Rockwell

    For our last episode in this season on the depiction of space in science fiction, we will delve into the film "Moon" directed by Duncan Jones starring Sam Rockwell.

    Next Week we will be pivoting back to the sky and out of science fiction version of it. As we begin our series on constellations. 

    Research and Writing by Mike Ettel

     

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    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    Music: "Voyager" - by Jonny Easton Link: https://youtu.be/HKinw3NqWFQ
    Check out his channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/jonnyeaston 

     

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    • 19 min
    ”Mercury”: Re-released with Host Alexander Winn

    ”Mercury”: Re-released with Host Alexander Winn

    In a re-release episode, Alexander Winn takes us to Mercury to discuss how... habitable it is.. or (spoiler alert) it isn't. 

     

    Research and writing by: Jake Koster

     

    You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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    Happy Terraforming ... 

     

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    Music: "Yonder" - by Jonny Easton Link: https://youtu.be/HKinw3NqWFQ
    Check out his channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/jonnyeaston 

     

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    • 15 min
    ”Star Trek: The Original Series” Created by Gene Roddenberry

    ”Star Trek: The Original Series” Created by Gene Roddenberry

    In this episode, Lacey Hannan looks through the wide scope of the original Star Trek Series. Covering how the show shaped and even propelled science and pop culture all at the same time. 

    Next Week's topic: "October Sky" directed by Joe Johnston 

    Research and Writing by Mike Ettel

     

    You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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    Happy Terraforming ... 

     

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    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    Music: "Quantum Particles" - by Jonny Easton Link: https://youtu.be/HKinw3NqWFQ
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    • 21 min
    ”Ad Astra” Directed by James Gray

    ”Ad Astra” Directed by James Gray

    Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and its cinematic counterpart Apocalypse Now, writer and director James Gray set out to film the tale of an astronaut Roy McBride (played by Brad Pitt), who journeys to confront a renegade explorer that has become consumed by madness not in the jungle but at the far reaches of our solar system. Lacey Hannan heads into the mind of James Gray to cover Ad Astra. 

    Next Week's topic: "Star Trek" the original TV Show

    Research and Writing by Mike Ettel

     

    You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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    Happy Terraforming ... 

     

    Music by: Still Audio

    Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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    Music: "Yonder" - by Jonny Easton Link: https://youtu.be/HKinw3NqWFQ
    Check out his channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/jonnyeaston 

     

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