Episode 752

Q&A 151: Would They Warn Us About the End of the World? And More...

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June 24th, 2021

32 mins 44 secs

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In this week's questions show, I explain what would happen if scientists discovered an existential threat to humanity. Would they let us know, or keep it secret to avoid a panic? Could we detect a Breakthrough Starshot fleet coming our way? And how well does China communicate its space exploration to the public?

00:00 Start
00:37 Would they tell us about the end of the world?
03:05 Is the Solar System normal?
05:38 Could we detect Breakthrough Starshots?
08:46 How well does China communicate to the public?
11:15 Could we use space junk for 3D printing?
14:02 What do I suggest for aspiring astrophysicists?
17:11 Will there ever be another Grand Tour?
19:47 What determines a planet's orbit?
22:08 Will Blue Origin pick up the pace?
25:02 What if aliens were pure energy?
28:14 Should there be more dark matter inside planets?
29:39 Would alien life be multicellular?

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