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REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production be ...
 
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Unspookable is a family friendly look at the histories and mysteries behind your favorite scary stories, myths and urban legends. Each week host Elise Parisian digs into the history, brain science, and power dynamics behind such topics as Bloody Mary, Charlie Charlie, and Ouija Boards to find the stories behind the scares. (Recommended for ages 8+) Unspookable has been called one of the "Best podcasts for kids of all ages" by Time Out New York, one of the “7 Podcasts Big Kids Will Love” by T ...
 
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This week the REACH team is over the moon to have a longform sit-down with renowned author, retired astronaut, and the first Canadian to walk in space, Col. Chris Hadfield. Then we get a visit from the icy moon of Jupiter, Europa (the great Kevin Vidal!), - all on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Mar…
 
Have you ever heard of The Backrooms? Maybe you've come across this strange never-ending series of liminal spaces on TikTok or on YouTube or maybe some games that you've played. The Backrooms are one of our most frequently requested topics and we were curious to explore why their flickering fluorescent lights, yellow walls, and endless mazes have c…
 
Have you heard the name Mary Shelley before? If not, we're sure you've heard of her book Frankenstein or the creature born within its pages. Did you know that Shelley's book is often referred to as the beginning of modern day science fiction? Or that it's original title was Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus? We're going to be digging into thi…
 
Many of us have smart devices in our homes. Siri, Alexa, robot vacuums, and more have become a part of our daily lives. They learn our tastes and preferences, our routines... but what if that wasn't where the learning stopped? What would happen if these devices could learn just like humans, replicate our behaviors, and maybe, just maybe, become sma…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we have a special episode as author and REACH Special Contributor Joalda Morancy stops by to talk about their new middle-grade book ALIENS. Don't miss it! Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien with Nate DuFort Written by: Nate DuFort with Sandy Marshall, Meredith …
 
Have you heard of the Netflix series Stranger Things? If so, have you ever thought about the experiments that happened at Hawkins National Laboratory and what purpose they served? Government experiments have always been the source of conspiracy theories, from the Philadelphia Experiment and MK-Ultra to the Montauk Project and beyond. We're separati…
 
What is reality? Are we living in a simulation? Big questions, right? This season Unspookable is listening to your suggestions on some truly mind blowing topics inspired from games, TikTok, and beyond. We're digging into quantum physics, philosophy, dreams, and more this week as we set out to answer the question "What is a glitch in the matrix?" Ho…
 
Spooky season is almost here and we're excited to share that we’re bringing you an all new season of Unspookable beginning Tuesday, September 27th. We've been hearing your requests for topics and are thrilled to present episodes based on The Backrooms, Glitches, the story that inspired the Netflix series Stranger Things and much, much more. Unspook…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we're addressing numerous questions that have come in about the purpose of space telescopes by sharing a recent discovery. One for the record books! NASA just announced an exciting new finding from the Hubble Space Telescope – the farthest star ever seen in the unive…
 
This week the REACH team is honored to talk to geoscientist, explorer, space artist, author, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor about the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, her Space2Inspire, and so much more. Then we have a special surprise in store for National Poetry Month - all on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Mere…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we have a special episode as author Mary Roach stops by to talk about her new middle-grade book Packing for Mars for Kids. Don't miss it! Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Nate DuFort with Sandy Marshall, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Creat…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we're actually digging into a question both Brian and Meredith had on a past episode: "What is Planet 9?" Joining us with the answer is Dr. Mike Brown, Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology. Hosts: Br…
 
This week the REACH team is over the moon to have a longform sit-down with renowned author, retired astronaut, and the first Canadian to walk in space, Col. Chris Hadfield. Then we get a visit from the icy moon of Jupiter, Europa (the great Kevin Vidal!), - all on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Mar…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Bella who asks "What is a satellite?" Joining us with the answer as well as an overview on how CubeSats are opening up space exploration to all of us is Will Saunders, PhD candidate in Astronomy at Boston University, contributor to Brainspace Ma…
 
This week we are thrilled to have a longform sit-down with Rob Manning, Chief Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, before we get a visit from the dwarf planet Ceres (the amazing Ashley Comeau!), - all on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian H…
 
Have you ever heard of the Bermuda Triangle? If you have, it's hard not to have also heard some of the strange theories as to why this area within the Atlantic Ocean has claimed so many ships and airplanes over the years. Could it be aliens? A rift in both space and time? The remnants of the lost city of Atlantis? Or is there a possibly a less exci…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we're addressing listeners questions concerning global warming by talking about NASA and NOAA's latest global temperature update for 2021. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Nate DuFort with Sandy Marshall, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Crea…
 
This week we talk all things Mars Rover with Dr. Rachel Kronyak, Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Then we hear actual sounds from the surface of Mars AND get a visit from the Mars Perseverance Rover (Stoopkid Stories Melly Victor!), - all on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marsh…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Max in Illinois who asks "What Do Exoplanets Look Like?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited by: …
 
We are thrilled to launch the new season of REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids with Dr. James Green, formerly NASA’s Chief Scientist and now NASA Scientist and Senior Advisor and host of the Gravity Assist Podcast, who shared his experience and expertise on everything from starting NASA’s first internet and conducting groundbreaking research, to havin…
 
The next season of REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is launching into your ears January 25th, 2022. Make sure you're subscribed wherever you get podcasts. Reach: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, …
 
The month of December brings a whole host of traditions for people all across the world. For us on Unspookable, this time of year brings some of the strangest creepy creatures we get to see. After all – it wouldn’t be the holidays for us if we didn’t get to throw in something spooky. So consider it your gift to us to countdown some of the weirdest,…
 
Have you ever laid awake, watching the minutes on the clock pass by, just wishing there was a magical way to fall asleep to pleasant dreams? Well, you maybe surprised to hear that throughout time and many cultures that there are all kinds of men and beasts that could do just that. We're taking a walk through the land of slumber to discuss The Sandm…
 
Video games have become a big part of our lives. They exercise our motor skills and problem solving abilities, help us build community and relationships, and more than anything...they're just fun! But did you know that in the early days of gaming technology many people actually feared video games and the arcades that housed them? There were rumors …
 
There are many tales of monsters throughout history - stories that come and go. But, in the Scottish Highlands, there is a legend of a creature whose first recorded sighting in the sixth century A.D. has only grown larger and gained more interest as the years go by. When we asked our listeners what stories we should tell this season, the single mos…
 
Have you ever heard a story about your hometown that you questioned whether or not it was true? Maybe there's a story about a famous person, or something that was invented in your hometown... or maybe there's a legend of a creature that has lurked in the local woods for over one hundred years. If you've ever heard of the New Jersey Pine Barrens ,th…
 
On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids was given the distinct honor of interviewing NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei onboard the International Space Station LIVE via NASA TV. We discussed what it's like to live in space, work on the ISS, and asked questions from REACH’s middle-grade listeners. We are thri…
 
Mark your calendars:.. REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids will be broadcasting LIVE with the crew orbiting the Earth aboard the International Space Station! NASA Astronauts Megan McArthur and Mark Vande Hei will join hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien from the ISS for a truly interstellar conversation. They'll discuss what it's like to live in sp…
 
The school year and this season of REACH may be over, but that doesn't mean we're not still excited to talk about space! This week we bring you the REACH Summer Break Special featuring an amazing conversation with NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren and a visit from the classiest of moons, Callisto ( Niki Lindgren Moran) - all on this episode of REAC…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from James and Eli in California who ask "What is the Big Bang?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited b…
 
Humans first landed on the moon in 1969. As we prepare to return for the first time in almost fifty years, we have some questions about the technology that will get us there for returning special guest Michael Staab. Then we are lucky enough to be visited by the star Proxima Centauri (Woke, New Girl's Lamorne Morris) and hear a new audio essay from…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week we are celebrating Earth Day and what NASA is doing to study global climate change with some help from Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, Chief of the Hydrological Sciences Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Nate…
 
What can satellites teach us about preserving life on Earth? What can whales teach us about climate change? On this episode of REACH we talk to Steve Iris at the Canadian Space Agency to find out more. Then we get some special visits from a black hole (Reply All's Alex Goldman) and Saturn's largest moon Titan (Star Trek: Lower Decks and Space Force…
 
This week, Unspookable is excited to share the first episode of Of Fae & Fiends. New episodes released weekly starting March 23, 2021. You can find Of Fae & Fiends wherever you get podcasts. Lizzie (10) returns to her ancestral home in Maine to make an amazing discovery: the woods behind the farmhouse contain a doorway to the mystical realm of Faer…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Ella who asks "What causes the seasons?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited by: Nate DuFort Musi…
 
How do you prepare for space travel? Have you ever thought about what happens if you have an emergency in space? Today's guest, Teresa Sindelar, Medical Operations Crew Training Instructor at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. helps astronauts train for just that. Then special contributor Joalda Morancy has some thoughts on space settlements. And we rece…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Miriam in Waterloo, Ontario who asks "Why does Saturn have rings?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall E…
 
We talk to each other via technology, our phones, computers, and tablets, almost every day. Do you ever wonder how our voices and information actually get transmitted through our devices and to their intended destinations? Well, what if we wanted to send information to the other side of the solar system? We talk to special guest Germaine Aziz about…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Brooklyn in Illinois who asks "What is gravity?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited by: Nate DuF…
 
We all have a lot of questions when it comes to space exploration: Where should we go? What should we pack? What are the ethical questions we should be considering? Wait..what? This week special guest Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz walks us through some of the questions we should be asking in regards to space exploration. Then we're lucky enough to get a s…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Dee in Arkansas who asks "How Can I Become an Astronomer?" For an answer, we turn to REACH Special Contributor Joalda Morancy . Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Hold…
 
We've learned about the Mars Perseverance Rover, but how will the rover actually get to the surface of the red planet? Guest Gregory Villar, EDL Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, walks us through the landing before we have a return visit from the red planet itself on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepie…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Owen in Michigan who asks "What is a light-year?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edited by: Nate Du…
 
Could life exist on other worlds? What if the answer could be found on an ice covered moon of Jupiter? If you could go anywhere in the solar system, where would you go? We discuss all of this and more and have a visit with a very popular moon on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuF…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Hunter and Greta in Minnesota who ask "Is Time Travel Possible?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Edi…
 
What makes a space telescope different from a telescope here on Earth? If you could take a picture of anything in space, what would you photograph? We discuss all of this and more and have a visit with our favorite former planet on this episode of REACH. Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith …
 
The next season of REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is launching into your ears January 19th, 2021. Make sure you're subscribed wherever you get podcasts. Reach: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, …
 
Have you ever heard of Area 51? What about Roswell, New Mexico? What if the supposed alien-related events and conspiracies surrounding these two locations were actually true? As we close out our time looking at the existence of aliens, it's time to look at what we believe versus what we want to believe - all of that on the season finale of Unspooka…
 
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