Episode 751

Q&A 150: What is Space Dust, Anyway? And More...

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June 16th, 2021

36 mins 27 secs

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In this week's questions and answer show, I explain how all the dust in space forms, could life be Von Neumann probes, why do people think black holes lead to another universe, and more...

00:00 Start
00:57 What is space dust?
05:14 Does the Kardashev scale make sense?
08:43 Could life on Earth be Von Neumann probes?
11:31 What should I point my telescope at?
14:23 Why do people think black holes go somewhere?
16:36 Why are we seeing so many asteroids?
19:36 If we can track space debris, shouldn't we be able to detect UFOs?
21:42 Would a warp drive be able to travel within the event horizon of a black hole?
22:59 Could we investigate the atmosphere of gas giants?
26:41 What's the first resource we'll mine off Earth?
29:05 How big is a galaxy?
30:42 Any benefit to stationing a telescope in the outer Solar System?
33:07 What will Space Force accomplish?

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