Episode 750

Q&A 149: What if a Microscopic Black Hole Passed Through the Earth? And More...

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June 9th, 2021

35 mins 48 secs

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In this week's Q&A, I try to imagine what might happen if a microscopic black hole passed through the Earth. How long will James Webb take to become operational, and what will be the Plan B for James Webb if it fails?

00:00 Start
00:46 What if a microscopic black hole passed through the Earth?
05:25 When will James Webb come online?
06:38 What's plan B for James Webb if it fails?
09:16 Do Oort Clouds overlap?
11:29 Could there be a Tatooine out there?
13:50 Does China plan to colonize Mars?
16:22 Does the US take China's space exploration seriously?
19:50 Are there dark matter planets, suns and people?
22:11 What will the US government disclosure tell us?
25:45 Should I get an astronomy degree?
30:19 Shouldn't there be more black holes at the center of the Milky Way?
32:03 Have we measured the speed of gravity?
33:13 Will AI explore the Universe without us?

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