Mars Diffracts! Exploring the Martian SurfaceMay 1st, 2014
Astrobiologist and intrepid science communicator Lewis Dartnell discusses the exporation of planetary neighbor, Mars. The team also takes us inside the considerations and techniques used when building the Curiosity Rover in order to analyze the Martian surface.
Joined by space scientists responsible for designing and operating instruments over 60 million kilometers away, Lewis delves into the mysteries of interplanetary exploration including: How do you design reliable instruments for use on other planets? Should we send humans to Mars? And, what does the next mission to the Red Planet look like?