Episode 671: Q&A 123: What if a Supernova Exploded Beside a Black Hole? And More...
In this week's questions show, I answer what would happen if a supernova exploded right beside a black hole, how do we know that it's impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, can we hitch a ride on an interstellar object, and more...
00:17 What if a supernova exploded right beside a black hole?
03:09 Is interstellar travel just too difficult?
05:25 How do we know FTL is impossible?
07:58 How does the Mars helicopter navigate?
09:18 Why does NASA still pay Boeing for Starliner?
11:25 How does the speed of causality work?
14:15 What if you watched a warp drive ship?
16:35 Will China go to Mars?
20:26 Why aren't we tidally locked to the Sun?
22:22 Maybe dark matter is in another dimension?
23:48 Can we hitch a ride on an interstellar asteroid?
26:15 Turning energy into matter
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