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Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

In the exciting Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts and moderates a lively discussion about how life might have formed on Earth and explores what alien life might look like elsewhere in the universe. What criteria do we use to classify life as we know it? Should the criteria be revised […]

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Space 2099 – return of the Moonbase? (science video)

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Space 2099 – return of the Moonbase? (science video)

It’s been over half a century since we first went to the Moon, and nearly as long since we last went. To Return to the Moon we need a base with a purpose, and we’ll look at what purposes we have in mind and what the bases might be like as we head back to […]

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Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence And Hype In Science by Stuart Ritchie (book review).

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence And Hype In Science by Stuart Ritchie (book review).

In the introduction to ‘Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence And Hype In Science’, author and psychiatrist Dr. Stuart Ritchie points out that he isn’t anti-science, just against the process and faulty procedure of getting valid papers into print, often without verification that the evidence gathered is true or checked properly. Please be aware, science […]

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What the heck is Planet Nine, really? (science video).

October 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
What the heck is Planet Nine, really? (science video).

In this thirty minute science video, the mystery of Panet Nine deepens … as a new theory from Amir Siraj and Avi Loeb of Harvard attempts to explain what exactly might be hiding in the Oort Cloud. A primordial black hole? Or the Sun’s lost twin? So, was the Sun a binary twin and is […]

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The Fermi Paradox explained: show me the phosphorus (science video).

September 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Fermi Paradox explained: show me the phosphorus (science video).

In this half-hour-long video, Isaac Arthur examines how the genesis and origin of life may require a very rare and delicate mixture of certain chemicals. One of those is phosphorus, and trying to figure out how we ever got enough of it in Earth’s primordial soup for life to form in the first place has […]

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Is there life on Venus? (science video)

September 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Is there life on Venus? (science video)

Researchers from Cardiff University and MIT just published a paper in Nature in which they claim to have found phosphine, a possible biosignature, in the clouds of Venus’ atmosphere. David Grinspoon, astrobiologist, and Nathalie Cabrol of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute, chat about the exciting new possibility of life on Venus.

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No signs of alien technology in 10 million scanned star systems (science news).

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
No signs of alien technology in 10 million scanned star systems (science news).

Astronomers have just used the Murchison Widefield Array telescope to explore hundreds of times more broadly than any previous search for extraterrestrial life. The study, published in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, observed the sky around the Vela constellation. But in this part of the Universe at least, it appears other civilisations […]

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Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

The clouds of venus are likely to be harbouring life, suggests a new scientific study published in a Nature journal, as British team of astronomers has discovered a rare molecule – phosphine – in the Venuian atmopshere, pointing to the high possibility of extra-terrestrial aerial life. Astronomers have speculated for decades that high clouds on […]

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Saving the world from asteroids (science video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Saving the world from asteroids (science video).

Asteroids represent a serious hazard to Earth, past, present, and future, but will be even more of a concern to humanity as we venture out to space beyond beyond our atmosphere’s protection. A potentially hazardous object can be known not to be a threat to Earth for the next 100 years or more, if its […]

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How to settle Cislunar Space and our Lagrange Points (science video).

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
How to settle Cislunar Space and our Lagrange Points (science video).

To travel to other planets, we will first have to build up are infrastructure closer to home, in orbit of Earth. The best place to get all the mass for those space stations and rocket fuel depots is from the Moon, and this 30-minute-long science video examines the milestones humanity will need to reach to […]

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