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Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense (SDI) Initiative, AKA – “Star Wars” | Curious Minds Podcast

In 1983, president Ronald Reagan shocked the world when he announced that the United States was developing an ultra-modern defense system against intercontinental ballistic missiles. Hundreds of billions of dollars were invested in the system’s development – But then, in 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, and with it – the Star Wars initiative. Was Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative the reason for the Soviet Union’s collapse?


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The Oort Cloud, Kuiper's Belt & Dwarf Planets - Curious Minds Podcast

The Solar System’s Little Known Members – Astronomy Shorts 4 | Curious Minds Podcast

What’s Astronomy Shorts? It’s a series of short episodes that will give you a taste of the very diverse field of astronomy. Try listening to the episode with your kids! 


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Astronomy Shorts - Curious Minds PodcastThe Solar System’s Little-Known Members

This episode will focus on a few of the lesser-known children of the Solar System neighborhood: The Oort Cloud, Kuiper’s Belt & Dwarf Planets.

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The Planet’s, Op.32 – Gustav Holst

Astronomy Shorts 3: Crazy Weather On Other Planets| Curious Minds

What’s Astronomy Shorts? It’s a series of short episodes that will give you a taste of the very diverse field of astronomy. Try listening to the episode with your kids! 


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Astronomy Shorts - Curious Minds PodcastCrazy Weather On Other Planets

Humans have yet to have set foot on a different planet, but today, from their limited vantage point on Earth, astronomers are able to notice a few breathtaking phenomena that are beyond human imagination. This episode reveals some of the greatest, most amazing, violent and impressive meteorological phenomena seen on other planets in the Solar System.

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The Planet’s, Op.32 – Gustav Holst

Astronomy Shorts 2: Three Breathtaking Views within the Solar System | Curious Minds

What’s Astronomy Shorts? It’s a series of short episodes that will give you a taste of the very diverse field of astronomy, hopefully enough to stir your curiosity. Each episode will reveal fascinating details and facts about celestial objects, space, and our universe as a whole. This is a shorter, perhaps lighter, version of Curious Minds, meant to satisfy your curiosity in between our regular Curious Minds episodes.


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Astronomy Shorts - Curious Minds PodcastThree Breathtaking Views within the Solar System

A journey to outer space has many dangers and challenges; but for those courageous astronauts, the trip might be worthwhile. Some of the planets and moons in the Solar System have views that are really, but really, out of this world: The Caloris Basin, Iapetus, and Miranda.

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The Planet’s, Op.32 – Gustav Holst

Astronomy Shorts 1: The Scale of the Universe | Curious Minds

What’s Astronomy Shorts? It’s a series of short episodes that will give you a taste of the very diverse field of astronomy, hopefully enough to stir your curiosity. Each episode will reveal fascinating details and facts about celestial objects, space, and our universe as a whole. This is a shorter, perhaps lighter, version of Curious Minds, meant to satisfy your curiosity in between our regular Curious Minds episodes.


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Astronomy Shorts - Curious Minds PodcastThe Scale of The Universe

The universe we live in is really big: Its vastness is difficult to even comprehend. That vastness is why, even if our universe is teeming with life, it is unlikely that we will ever meet other intelligent life forms. Let’s take a closer look at the scales of distances, speeds and volumes in our universe.

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The Planet’s, Op.32 – Gustav Holst