Episode 74 - All News Show #7

Catching up on the latest and greatest including growing rice in saltwater, algorithms for acoustics, and the NASA twin study. 

Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist. - Lise Meitner



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(Elbphilharminie - Iwan Baan)

This weeks news items

Growing rice in saltwater
New Concert Hall with algorithm designed tiles
Earthquake correlation study
Extrasolar object
New telescope
NASA twin study
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Episode 72 - All News Show #6

This week we catch up on the news. Mars, self-driving cars, trains and tractors, new telescopes, medical imaging, shills, dolphin culture. 



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(Exolife-PLANETS)

News this week


Self Driving Cars
Self Driving Trains
Automated Farm
Who's the Real Shill?
Dopamine Receptor Imaging
Cetacean Culture
Exolife Telescope
Mars Law
Mars Meetings
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Episode 70 - All News Show #5

On this weeks news show: CRISPR for Glaucoma, Nobel Prizes, moon, Mars, and some thoughts on guns and con man Alex Jones. 



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(Lockheed Martin)

The News



Nobel Prizes 2017

CRISPR for glaucoma

Trump Administration's NASA priorities

Lockheed Martin Mars Station

Elon Musk's Mars Update
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Episode 68 - All News Show #4

This week is an all news show in the new show format. We have Osiris Rex, human embryo editing, 3d printed aluminum, high tech guitar strings, and more. 



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(NASA)

Sources for this week's news


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asima_Chatterjee
https://phys.org/news/2017-09-revolutionary-guitar-world.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0H1ZJ55J7M
http://www.sciencemagazinedigital.org/sciencemagazine/22_september_2017?folio=1225&pg=21#pg21
http://www.sciencemagazinedigital.org/sciencemagazine/22_september_2017?sub_id=qQuCOFPYtydc&u1=41569489&folio=1221&pg=17#pg17
http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/22/us/nasa-osiris-rex-slingshot-past-earth/index.html
https://www.universetoday.com/137253/300-asteroids-explored-fleet-nanosatellites/
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/18/551792129/stanislav-petrov-the-man-who-saved-the-world-dies-at-77
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Episode 66 - All News Show #3

This week I've got a bunch of cool short news bits I've been saving up, it's time to catch up. Cassini, Voyager, Mars, Universal Basic Income, Robot artists, and more



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(NASA-Cassini)

Sources for this week's show:

Dogmatic thinking study https://scienmag.com/studies-help-understand-why-some-people-are-so-sure-theyre-right/

Future food shortages
https://qz.com/1064653/the-world-could-run-out-of-food-two-decades-earlier-than-thought/

Demand for concrete is killing rivers (need material science research, I have previously covered concrete making methods with less impact)
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-41123284

Scotland to begin a UBI test
https://futurism.com/scotland-will-begin-funding-universal-basic-income-experiments/

Robot mural artist
https://qz.com/1040982/watch-this-robot-can-spray-paint-giant-murals/

Voyager’s 40
th https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/164871712984/voyager-the-spacecraft
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/voyager/index.html

Peggy Whitson
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/03/548295156/-american-space-ninja-peggy-whitson-back-on-earth-after-record-breaking-flight
https://www.space.com/36285-astronaut-peggy-whitson-spacewalk-record.html

NASA announces accelerated time table for Mars sample return mission
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2017/20170828-mars-2020-sample-return.html

Cleaning up space debris
http://www.popsci.com/amp/space-debris-clean-up-spacecraft

Two stars in the far future of our solar system
https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/599awz/in-13-million-years-the-solar-system-will-briefly-contain-two-stars

Cassini at the end of it’s mission
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/main/index.html
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Episode 46 - All News Show #2

This week, an all news show to catch up on some quick stories ahead of the March For Science.

Comfy robot suits, Elon Musk (again), Negative Mass, Exoplanets, Water worlds, Accretion Discs, (lions tigers and bears oh my)



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(Watery planet concept art by David A. Aguilar)

Robot Suits

Elon Musk's new venture

Odd superfluid

New exoplanet

Water worlds

Accretion disc imaging

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(NASA/JPL)
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Episode 19 - The All News Show

This week there was so much cool news I had to do an all news show. Elon Musk's plan to go to Mars, Kepler and Rosetta, potential medical breakthroughs, and a movie shot by and starring drones.

Also, your kid might see the 22nd century. Think about that!



BBC - it's a great time to be alive

mars_presentation

SpaceX and Mars

Reaction to the plan

Solar Roof

New approach to viruses

Destroying bacteria

Drone movie - In The Robot Skies

Rosetta Mission at an end

Kepler on a roll

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