Episode 766

Q&A 160: Could We Transmit DNA to Another Civilization? And More...

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November 1st, 2021

30 mins 22 secs

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In this week's questions show, I answer questions about ice on rockets, the maximum gravitational slingshot, could black holes pull you out of black holes, and more...

00:00 Start
00:30 Why is iron the heaviest element produced in stars?
04:31 Why does ice fall off the outside of rockets?
06:02 What is the maximum gravitational slingshot?
09:36 Could a black hole pull you out of another black hole?
10:21 What is the deadliest distant object?
11:59 Could NASA rent space from Orbital Reef?
13:49 Could we communicate with another civilization?
17:31 Are you squished or torn apart by a black hole?
19:16 Could Starship return ISS to the Earth?
21:45 Could we transmit DNA to another civilization?
24:41 Could a solar flare kill life on Earth?
26:12 Could space telescopes work as interferometers?

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