Space News: Vegetables, Curiosity’s Third Anniversary and Possible Radio Transmissions from Aliens

Matt Bubala

Image taken by the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS / Los Angeles Times)

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Rod Pyle is an award winning author, producer and science writer at CalTech. His latest books are Innovation the NASA Way and Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen.

In this conversation with Matt Bubala, he discusses the importance of astronauts growing vegetables in space, the third anniversary of Curiosity and the mysterious woman of Mars that wasn’t.  Then Matt shares a story he found about radio transmissions in space that contain the same mathematical measurement: 187.5 that some believe are coming from another life form.  Others think it’s coming from a microwave.

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