Episode 551

Q&A 96: Why Are Astronomers Finding Such Bizarre Exoplanets? And More...

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August 22nd, 2019

21 mins 23 secs

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In this week's questions show, I explain why all the planets astronomers have found are so bizarre. Couldn't we use laser highways to go faster? Is the lunar gateway really a lunar tollbooth?

00:14 Why do planets orbit so quickly?
02:33 What about laser highways?
03:57 Is the Lunar Gateway a Lunar Tollbooth?
07:15 How much artificial gravity is needed for human health?
08:43 Will Titan turn into Earth as the Sun expands?
10:14 Could Mars colonists work at night?
11:41 How do we know the temperatures of exoplanets?
13:00 Does the Moon affect satellite orbits?
14:50 Where will we find life first?
16:24 What's happening in real time?
17:57 Could we predict when something will crash into Sgr A*

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