3/1/2014 – David is interviewed with the Mile High Sanity project’s “Alternative Thought” broadcasts.
David answers questions such as “are we alone in the Universe?”, “Can we communicate or travel to other planets?”. Listen HERE!
1/8/2013 – Generation Anthropocene Blog
Astrobiologist David Grinspoon takes the anthropocene off-planet to our nearest cosmic neighbor Venus and discusses what we learn about climate change here on Earth from Venus’ catastrophic green-house effect. He also takes some time to address George Carlin’s environmental philosophy and talk about his childhood friend and mentor, Carl Sagan. Listen here!
8/3/12 – Mars Science Lab
David Grinspoon discusses the Curiosity Landing on Colorado Public Radio
6/5/12 – The Venus Transit –
David Grinspoon talks to the BBC about why a little black dot (Venus) moving in front of a big yellow sphere (the Sun) is so cool and scientifically important. Listen here and skip to ~12:00 to get directly to David’s interview.
7/31/05 – David Grinspoon on “Lonely Planets”
Interview by Anne Strainchamps of Wisconsin Public Radio: David Grinspoon is the author of “Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life.” He tells Anne Strainchamps we’re more likely to find microbes, but can’t help longing to find other creatures to talk to, and that if and when we do, such a find will pose a big challenge to traditional religions. Does every life form rank its own Redeemer, or is Jesus Christ, as some have maintained, a planet-hopper? Listen to the interview here.
12/20/03 – Interview with Scott Simon
NPR’s Scott Simon talks with David Grinspoon, author of Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life about the possibility of other forms of life elsewhere in the universe or maybe right here on Earth. Listen here.
02/24/2015 – Stem Podcast
Listen to David’s interview on climate change, comparing Earth’s climate to Venus’ on the Transistor STEM podcast! Listen here.
02/22/15 – SETI Institute Blog
David discusses surviving the Anthropocene with Seth Shostak on the SETI institute blog. Listen here!
11/7/2014 – “Inquiring Minds” Podcast, with David Corn
David is interviewed on “Inquiring Minds” Podcast, with David Corn, about the blockbuster Interstellar that recently came out in theaters. Listen here!
4/2013 – Beer with Blue Marble
David Discusses: The Human Role in Earth Evolution: Will the Anthropocene be an Event, An Epoch or a Transition? In the April edition of Beer with Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. Click the link above for more information.
2/17/2013 – David is interviewed on the Wow! Signal podcast
“A conversation about alien life with Dr. David Grinspoon, author of Lonely Planets. We talked about his career as ab astrobiologiest, about the habitability throughout the solar system from Venus to the moons of Saturn, a proposed Venus ballon, the Curiosity rover on Mars, his upcoming book, his band, and more.” Listen here.
8/11/11 Astrobiology Magazine’s: The Astrobiology Connection – Living Dangeriously series. “Earth”
- Summary: In an exclusive podcast for astrobio.net, Dr. David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, discusses our violent Earth. He explains why earthquakes, severe weather, and other aspects of the dynamic environment may be necessary for life to exist. Listen here.
11/01/06 Astrobiology Magazine’s: The Astrobiology Connection – Investigating an Impact Crater.
- Summary: Join Dr. David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, as he investigates a giant impact crater. In this podcast, Grinspoon explains what the crater might indicate about the history of life on Earth and the possibility for life elsewhere in the solar system. Listen here.