Season three covers not just how our planet’s volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, rivers, atmosphere, and climate work, but how they are all interconnected.
Get ready to take an audio journey to an exotic planet:
Earth. You may think you know all about our planet, but you’re in for some
surprises as season three of NASA’s “On a Mission” podcast shares
insights from researchers who explore the highest heights and the deepest
depths, weaving together a saga of the strange yet familiar place we call home.
Hosted by Leslie Mullen of NASA’s Jet Propulsion
Laboratory, the 10 episodes take us from deep space, where Earth looks like a
pale blue dot, to below our home
planet’s surface. The audio journeys show not just how the planet’s volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans,
rivers, atmosphere, and climate work, but how they are all interconnected.
“It’s a perfect year to look at Earth,” Mullen
said, noting the pandemic, raging wildfires, and record-setting storms.
“The different systems on Earth are tied together in an intricate pattern.
What happens when you pull on one thread – how does it affect something
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Written by Jane Platt
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory