The Habitable Zone: Scorched Earth Enigma





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Published on Jul 9, 2019

This new episode follows explorers Cas Anvar & Cara Gee (“The Expanse”) into a planetary danger zone in their quest for another Earth. Can their computer (Parry Shen of “General Hospital”) save them from a nasty fate? For wallpapers, fun facts, and related links visit https://universeunplugged.org

This is the second episode of The Habitable Zone, which explores the real science behind exoplanets and was produced in collaboration with exoplanet scientists and NASA. And check out the first episode "Goldilocks Paradox" as well!

Want to take a deep dive into exoplanet science? Check out our After Show series featuring a discussion between exoplanet and data visualization experts! https://youtu.be/tECRNtSZ08s

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC65A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

NASA’s Universe of Learning provides resources and experiences that enable youth, families, and lifelong learners to explore fundamental questions in science, experience how science is done, and discover the universe for themselves. https://www.universe-of-learning.org

The program is developed through a unique partnership between the Space Telescope Science Institute, Caltech/IPAC, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University.


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