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All upcoming Inside Science: Our Universe programs

All upcoming Inside Science: Our Universe programs

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March 19, 2024

Although it has been centuries since the discovery of Uranus and Neptune lurking at the edge of the solar system, we still know very little about these ice giants. Kathleen Mandt, a planetary scientist at NASA’s Goddard Research Center, highlights what we do know about Uranus and Neptune, why it is imperative that we send a mission to learn more about them, and what that information could tell us about the rest of our solar system—and beyond.


April 16, 2024

The New Horizons mission, which flew by Pluto in 2015, revealed a number of surprises: nitrogen glaciers, vast fields of organic compounds, ice volcanoes, geological hints that the world is relatively new, and evidence pointing to an internal ocean of water. Planetary scientist Michael Summers describes how the New Horizons mission revolutionized how we view the most distant worlds in our solar system.