2009 Annual Science Report

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Titan Reporting  |  JUL 2008 – AUG 2009

EPO Activity: Television and Radio Appearances

Project Progress

Film of the “Titan chamber experiment” and interview on Astrobiology for a Discovery Channel Documentary entitled “Engineering the Universe” which combines interviews with the world’s foremost scientists, fascinating experiments in leading research facilities, visual effects and cutting-edge CGI to give an absorbing insight into how our Universe evolved. Each episode in the series focuses on a different topic such as an exploration into the Big Bang, the origins of phenomena like supernovae and black holes, and the latest theories of how stars and solar systems – including our own – were formed.

Film of the “Titan chamber experiment” and interview on Astrobiology and Titan for a six part documentary series for National Geographic, titled ‘Space Traveler: The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving Earth’. The series will present an engaging synthesis of our growing understanding of planetary science, presented in the guise of an inter-planetary travelogue sweeping through the Solar System from Mercury to the Kuiper Belt.

Interview on John Batchelor Show nationally syndicated radio program discussing Titan and the work of our NAI Titan team.