Episode 77 - Essay on a Career in the Arts

This week I offer an essay on my music career, and how that fits (or doesn't) with modern society in America. I also ruminate on the place of arts in civilization and whether other careers will go as arts have gone.

Plus news in graphene spider webs, our interstellar visitor, and Voyager 1



Spider Webs with graphene and nanotubes

Interstaller Visitor

Voyager 1 fires it up

Career thoughts



My old blog post

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Episode 27 - Threats From Space Pt 1 - Near Earth Objects

This week we cover the basics of Near Earth Objects, how we know about them, how often they might hit us, and the damage they can do.

Also, graphene bubbles and the EM Drive



Graphene Bubbles change color

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The EM Drive (again)

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Threats From Space - Near Earth Objects

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Links for your informational needs
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near-Earth_object
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_impact_craters_on_Earth#Largest_craters_.2810_Ma_or_more.29
http://www.space.com/33695-thousands-meteorites-litter-earth-unpredictable-collisions.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/asteroids/overview/fastfacts.html
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