Short Wave: Every Moon, Ranked

Science writer Jennifer Leman did it.

She ranked all 158 moons in our solar system. The criteria? Interviews with NASA scientists, astronomers, and her own moonpinions. She talks to host Maddie Sofia about some of her favorites. Here’s her full list for Popular Mechanics. (Encore episode.)

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, edited by Viet Le, and fact-checked by Emily Vaughn.

 

Short Wave Podcast

It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.


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