Settle the Stars: The Science of Space Exploration

By Edgeworks Nebula

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Exploring and terraforming Mars will be the greatest scientific and engineering challenge in the history of our species. From landfall and building the first cities to manipulating an entire planetary environment, this podcast will dive into the science of space exploration, settlement and terraforming! Join Alexander Winn, creator of TerraGenesis and founder of Edgeworks Entertainment, as he walks you through the real science behind his hit indie terraforming game, TerraGenesis, and how those same concepts will work in real life.

Episode Date
Earth
24:52

Compared to many of the worlds we’ve visited, there is no doubt about it – Earth is very much alive. Alexander Winn takes us on our last stop for Season 1, home. 

Stay tuned as we take a break to gear up for Season 2.

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Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Oct 15, 2021
Earth‘s Moon
23:40

Today’s journey is a refreshingly short one: a mere 238,855 miles from Earth.  In terms of cosmic distance, that’s right on our doorstep, or closer even – right off the tip of our nose. Alexander Winn steers us toward a destination easily spotted with the naked eye.

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Oct 08, 2021
The Sun
25:39

The importance of our Sun is hard to overstate, not just as an essential foundation for life here on Earth, but as an agent for order and stability in a system of innumerable objects from the massive gas giants down to the smallest mote of dust. Alexander Winn stares directly into the sun, purely for science. 

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Oct 01, 2021
Exoplanets - A Whole New World
25:16

In the last few decades, we have learned that most of these stars are hosts to their own systems of planets, just as the Sun is to our Solar System.  We call these worlds exoplanets, or extrasolar planets. Alexander Winn takes us incredible distances to learn about them. 

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Sep 10, 2021
Settle The Stars Presents: The ”You Have My Sword” Podcast with Krysti Pryde
12:55

This week Alexander Winn presents Edgeworks Nebula's newest show "You Have My Sword" where host Krysti Pryde talks all thing Tolkien from The Hobbit to the Silmarillian. In this episode she deep dives into the back story of Galadrial.

We will be back next week with episode 19 of Settle the Stars: Exoplanets 

Check out all things Krysti Pryde and "You Have My Sword" as well as reply to questions in the pod... 

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"You Have My Sword" is a proud member of the Edgeworks Nebula, a collection of intriguing and informative podcasts from Edgeworks Entertainment. 

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Aug 27, 2021
The Asteroid Belt, Kuiper Belt, & Oort Cloud: God‘s Snowballs
19:17

For almost as long as astronomers have been fascinated by the bright, shining points of light in the sky, they’ve also wondered about the space between them.  After all, smaller objects had been known to fall from the sky for thousands of years, made of metal of otherworldly strength and mysterious magnetic properties.  But where did these objects come from? Alexander Winn enlightens us... 

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Aug 20, 2021
Pluto & the Dwarf Planets - Rocks of Unusual Size
22:05

Alexander adventures on to the large bodies circling our Sun at the farthest reaches of our Solar System that could almost be – or in Pluto’s case, once were – considered planets, with a range of unique features and characteristics. These planets clue us in on how our solar system came to be... 

You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Aug 13, 2021
Moons of Uranus & Neptune
23:28

Alexander Winn will be getting a closer look at some of the most often-overlooked features of Uranus & Neptune: their moons and rings. While the  planets themselves posed quite a challenge to spot in the night sky, their moons can be much trickier. Luckily, it's a breeze in this scenario.

You can catch this episode along with the rest o f them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Aug 06, 2021
Uranus & Neptune
19:14

 We are continuing our journey farther out into the solar system as we visit the last two planets on our visitation list: Uranus and Neptune. Today we’ll explore the surprising differences between these sister worlds, and about the important discoveries they have prompted in the scientific community – even from a great distance.

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Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jul 30, 2021
Moons of Saturn
24:16

Today we’ll devote a full episode to revealing some of the unique characteristics and scientist-stumping quirks of Saturn's Moons. Buckle up, Alexander has a lead foot this episode. 

 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jul 23, 2021
Saturn - Put a Ring on It
20:36

In this episode, Alexander Winn steers us toward Saturn. This gas giant may not hold as many records as its giant neighbor Jupiter, but the dazzling ring system that the planet is known for make it a fan favorite. 

 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jul 16, 2021
Moons of Jupiter
24:30

Alexander Winn catapults us to the Moons of Jupiter. There, we will find hints of rich resources and potentially life-supporting regions that bode well for possible human exploration, and we’ll be taking a close look at many of the major objects in anticipation of what those first explorers might encounter.

 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jul 09, 2021
Jupiter - King of the Planets
22:46

Alexander Winn rockets us to Jupiter where we attempt to wrap our brains around a behemoth of a planet. With the aid of thousands of years of human observation from afar and remotely, we can do our best to imagine the conditions we might experience if we were to explore the planet in person.

 

You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Jul 02, 2021
Mars - Our Future Home
20:48

Alexander Winn takes us on a full tour of Mars and the race to set foot on it. Our trip to Mars will take us face-to-face with some of the most massive geological features and mysterious eccentricities that exist in our solar system – and we’ll learn about what they are still teaching us about Mars, Earth and the rest of the solar system.

 

You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

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Jun 25, 2021
Venus - The Nightmare Next Door
23:29

Alexander Winn takes us on a trip to Venus to "unearth" the power that the planet has had on humans for thousands of years. We touch on the history tied to the planet as well as what a future would look like on Venus. Join us as we continue to... settle the stars. 

 

You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

✦ Exclusive stuff via Patreon ✦  Check us out on Facebook ✦  Follow us on Twitter Here we are on Instagram

 

Happy Terraforming ... 

 

Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jun 18, 2021
Mercury - Turning Slowly, Moving Fast
13:35

Alexander Winn takes us to Mercury to discuss how... habitable it is.. or (spoiler alert) it isn't. 

 

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Jun 11, 2021
The Come Back Episode
04:16

Alexander Winn is BACK with the newest episode and major update for the return of Settle the Stars. 

This episode is full of exciting announcements as we continue the podcast under our new home network "Edgeworks Nebula". 

You can also catch any of our past and future episodes on YouTube with closed captions. 

As always, Happy Terraforming ... 

 

Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

Proof of purchase: A license to use the following media was purchased under Pond5's Content License Agreement, a copy of which is available for review at https://www.pond5.com/legal/license. The Pond5 license authorizes the licensee to use the media in the licensee's own commercial or non-commercial production and to copy, broadcast, distribute, display, perform and monetize the production or work in any medium - including posting and monetization on YouTube - on the terms and conditions outlined therein.
Jun 04, 2021
Bonus Episode: Shifting Trajectory
02:53
Alexander brings a quick announcement about the podcast and some changes he'll be making in the future.
Mar 18, 2020
Water
28:14
This episode deals with the fourth and final core terraforming metric: water. From its origins on Earth to its function in the body, from salt content and pH to the origin of the word itself, we'll go deep into this most precious and unique of substances, and possibly the single most important factor in the terraforming of Mars.
Mar 11, 2020
Oxygen
15:48
This episode deals with the third major terraforming metric: oxygen and atmospheric composition. Learn about the history of oxygen on Earth, its uses and effects on the body, how it is produced by plants and algae using photosynthesis, and ultimately its role in the terraforming of planets and moons by future settlers.
Mar 04, 2020
Atmospheric Pressure
15:38
This episode deals with the second major terraforming metric, atmospheric pressure. Learn about the sources of atmospheric pressure and how it impacts the body, as well as how we might alter the atmospheric pressure of Mars, Venus, and other worlds.
Feb 26, 2020
Surface Temperature
08:56
This episodes dives into the first terraforming metric in TerraGenesis - temperature. This metric plays a huge role in whether or not a planet or moon is habitable.
Feb 19, 2020
Welcome to the Solar System
11:02
This episode covers the Solar Systems in TerraGenesis. Alex talks about the features each planet has and the logistics behind setting them up.
Feb 12, 2020
Origin of TerraGenesis
06:14
This episode covers how TerraGenesis came into existence and what inspired Alexander to create TerraGenesis in the first place.
Feb 05, 2020
Bonus Episode: Christmas Magic
06:47
Tis the season! This episode explores what rate and time it would take Santa to travel to the other planets in the solar system!
Dec 25, 2019
Trailer
03:12
The first trailer for the upcoming podcast, The Science of TerraGenesis.
Nov 19, 2019
Introduction to Settle The Stars
03:34

Host and Creator, Alexander Winn introduces you to "Settle the Stars" and how it came to be...

You can catch this episode along with the rest of them on YouTube with closed caption. Keep up with us in other places.... 

✦  Exclusive stuff via Patreon ✦  Check us out on Facebook

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Happy Terraforming ... 

 

Music by: Still Audio

Song: Amongst the Stars (Cinematic Space Adventure) 

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Nov 01, 2019