Episode 755

Q&A 153: How High Can Bacteria Survive? And More...

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July 22nd, 2021

37 mins 20 secs

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In the season finale of my questions show, I talk about high-altitude bacteria, traveling into the future, does it make sense to go back to University, and more. See you all in September!

00:00 Start
01:10 How high an altitude can bacteria survive?
04:02 Should I go back to university?
06:29 Could we terraform Venus with comets?
08:49 Could we detect life in Andromeda?
11:04 Could aliens perceive time differently?
13:01 Why do spacecraft use such old hardware?
15:20 What do I think about the billionaire space race?
17:16 How many satellites can we see?
19:31 Would I cryosleep into the future?
20:30 Should we only build smaller space telescopes?
24:40 Did we used to have better knowledge of the cosmos?
27:10 How would life be different close to a black hole?
29:22 Is there a business model for Starship?
31:23 Am I disappointed Trident wasn't chosen by NASA?
33:19 Are we the generation to find life beyond Earth?
34:25 How much better will LIGO get?

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