Astrobiology on Big Picture Science
Many shows are entirely devoted to astrobiology-related topics, and are listed below. For other shows, specific guests talk about such topics, and links to those interviews are listed next to the programs in which they appear.
First released September 5, 2016 Weighing the risks.
|The Crater Good
First released February 29, 2016 Back to the moon.
First released February 8, 2016 Cosmic Wonders
First released December 7, 2015 What's going on?
First released October 5, 2015 How to survive on a hostile, alien world.
|Dogged Pursuit of Pluto
First released July 6, 2015 Ready for its close up.
|It's All Relative
First released Jun. 15, 2015 How Einstein changed our understanding of Nature.
|Jeffrey Bennett 1||Jeffrey Bennett 2|
First released Mar. 30, 2015 Reinterpreting the past.
|David Morrison||Peter Ward|
First released Mar. 9, 2015 Red Planet-Bound.
|Alfonso Davila||Stephen Brecht|
|Skeptic Check: The Me in Measles
First released March 2, 2015 Evaluating risk.
|Neil deGrasse Tyson|
|Surviving the Anthropocene
First released Feb. 23, 2015 The planet we made.
|How to Talk to Aliens
First released Jan. 12, 2015 Broadcasting to space.
First released December 15, 2014 Novel uses for electricity.
|Land on the Run
First released September 29, 2014 A moving story of plates.
|Skeptic Check: Is It True?
First released September 15, 2014 Plausible scientific claims.
|Lynn Rothschild||David Morrison|
|A Sudden Change in Planets
First released September 8, 2014 From 9 to 900
|A Stellar Job
First released July 21, 2014 The science of star power.
|Skeptic Check: Check the Skeptics
First released June 16, 2014. When can we trust science?
|A New Hope for Life In Space
First released June 2, 2014. New discoveries.
|We Can Rebuild It
First released May 19, 2014 What goes down must come up.
|Skeptic Check: What, We Worry?
First released May 5, 2014 Scientific hand-wringing.
|Elisa Quintana||Seth Shostak|
|You Think; You're So Smart
First released March 17,2014 Brains not required.
|Some Like It Cold
First released December 16, 2013 How low can we go?
|Shutting Down Science
First released October 28, 2013 When public funds become problematic.
|Jill Mikucki||Max Bernstein|
|Life in Space
First released October 7, 2013 Can we find it?
First released September 23, 2013 What you can’t see.
|Long Live Longevity
First released July 29, 2013 The science of sticking around.
First released Jun. 17, 2013 The hunt for new worlds.
|This Land Is Island First released June 10, 2013 We are not alone||Guy Consolmagno & Margaret Race|
|Skeptic Check: Hostile Climate First released May 20, 2013
Climate change denial re-dux.
|Seth's Wine Cellar First released April 8, 2013
What will we find?
|Jonathan Fortney||Sanjoy Som|
|Our Tasteless Show First released March 11, 2013
Evolution of taste and smell
|Say La Vie First released February 11, 2013
Discovery in an Antarctic lake.
|Helen Amanda Fricker and Jill Mickuki||Chris McKay Interview 1||Chris McKay Interview 2||Jack Szostak Interview|
|As the Worlds Turn First released October 15, 2012 Exotic travel destinations.|
|A Martian Curiosity First released August 13, 2012 We dig the Red Planet.|
|Seth's Storm Shelter First released June 25, 2012||John Spencer|
|Mass Transits First released May 28, 2012||David Grinspoon||Jon Jenkins|
|To Earth and Back First released May 21, 2012 Planetary protection|
|Seth's Cabinet of Wonders First released March 12, 2012 What will we find?||Neil deGrasse Tyson|
|Rife with Life First released February 27, 2012
A solar system tour.
|Sensor Sensibility First released December 19, 2011
Tiny devices everywhere.
|Blame it on Bacterio First released November 14, 2011 Microbes and you.|
|NASA or What? First released November 7, 2011 The future of space exploration.|
|Seth's Tool Shed First released September 5, 2011 Life on worlds both real and imaginary.|
|The Big Picture First released July 11, 2011 Science’s biggest questions.|
|Big, Really Big First released April 18, 2011 Outsized astronomy.|
|Outta This World First released February 14, 2011 Planet hunting gone wild.|
|You've Got Sol! First released January 17, 2011 Our Sun, the star.|
|Off to the Traces First released October 21, 2010 Detecting life from afar.|
|Light, the Universe, and Everything
First released September 6, 2010. How it came to be.
|Habitats Not For Humanity First released April 19, 2010 E.T.’s zone home.|
|Carbon Your Enthusiasm First released November 23, 2009 Life’s friendliest element.|
|From Mars to Eternity First released August 1, 2008 The discovery of water on Mars.|
|You've Been Slimed! First released March 16, 2008 Schmooze with the ooze.|
|Sputnik: 50 Years, One Month, Two Weeks Later First released December 10, 2007 Space post-Sputnik.|
|Hand Me Microbe (and Slippers) First released October 8, 2007 The teeming world of microbes.|