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Hostile Worlds: Exploring Space

Dec 21, 2017

The solar system is a big place, and while Colin's testing the shuttle, Sarah and Matthew have a visitor.

David drops by to explain a bit about relativity and distance within the solar system and the universe in general.

And watch out for mighty Zordon of the Orcs.

Things to Learn

  • What happens when you're travelling...

Nov 16, 2017

Since leaving Titan last month we’ve been doing a bit of deep space exploration in The Tardigrade.

And although space can look a bit… empty, it’s actually as hostile an environment as you’re ever likely to find.

Out here we’re totally reliant on some pretty fragile materials and equipment keeping us...

Sep 25, 2017

Welcome to Titan, the biggest moon of Saturn, and the only known cosmic body other than Earth, that we know for certain has actual lakes and seas on its surface.

But that isn’t the only reason that makes this frozen moon such an interesting and fascinating place.

On this episode, our crew leave the comfort and warmth...

Sep 8, 2017

The Tardigrade is on its way to Titan, the biggest moon of Saturn.

We're about to break through its hazy orange atmosphere and land on its surface.

Our ship won't be the first human-built device to land on Titan though. The Huygens probe made this place its home back in 2005, when it was dropped off here by the Cassini...

Aug 28, 2017

Would you like to go on an audio tour around some of the most fascinating yet deadly places in the universe? Of course you would.

Well, consider this inaugural episode of Hostile Worlds to be your invitation and boarding pass.

I say boarding pass, because we'd like you to join us on board The Tardigrade. An all-purpose...