Episode 678

Q&A 126: When Did Mars' Dynamo Shut Off? And More...

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July 30th, 2020

20 mins 57 secs

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In this week's questions show, I consider what the benefits might be to humanity if we discover that we aren't alone in the Universe. How long did Mars planetary dynamo take to turn off? Could we find and repair the lunar rovers?

00:00 Start
00:12 Would extraterrestrial life have any impact on us?
03:01 When did Mars shut down?
05:16 Could the rovers be repaired?
07:05 Would an ejected star take its planets with it?
08:54 Dangerous to go to Mars at the same time?
10:19 Is there any way to go faster?
13:37 Should the smallest black holes already have evaporated?
15:48 Shouldn't Voyager be coming back?
17:15 Could there be life inside Jupiter?
18:50 Does the Sun have a binary black hole partner?
19:57 Aren't I on vacation?

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