Curiosity Daily Podcast: NASA's InSight Lander Mars Mission, the Chicken or the Egg, and Common Synesthesia

Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you learn something new in just a few minutes:

May 04, 2018

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