Stories

Explore the world of Earth and space and meet some of our scientists.

How do we study volcanoes on other planets?
Volcanoes are found on other planets and moons across the solar system.  The lava they erupt provides information on how other planets and moons formed.
Christy Till talking about lava and volcanoes
Watch Christy Till's talk about magma and being a geologist.
Types of galaxies
There are millions of galaxies in our Universe. How do we organize them so that we can compare them to each other and learn new things?
Astronaut illustration
Space exploration is an adventure unlike anything else. Discover the history and future of humans in space to learn how you could be a part of it.
ASU space explorer Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Watch Lindy Elkins-Tanton discuss the potential exploration of the asteroid Psyche.
Meteorite vs asteroid
Meteorites are rocks from space, often from asteroids, Mars, or even the Moon. Join us on a journey through space and time, as we explore meteorites.
Oxygen in the atmosphere
Today, the air we breathe has lots of oxygen – over 20 percent! But that wasn’t always the case.
Rough and Smooth Lava
The surface of lava can appear smooth, rough, jagged, and sometimes like a pile of construction rubble. What are the stories behind these surface features and how did they form?
View of the Earth from the moon
Learn more about the past and future of lunar and deep-space exploration happening at Arizona State University.
Buzz Aldrin on the Apollo 11 moon landing
Listen to various ASU scientists discuss their feelings on and importance of the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing.
Cartoon of a radio satellite in space
If humans discovered aliens, what would they look like? And where would we find them?