Saturday, May 28, 2016

Episode 52 - Space X on Mars, Simulations, CRISPR, Monument Probes

Recorded: 27 May 2016
Released: 28 May 2016
Duration: 94 minutes, 52 seconds

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SpaceX has plans for Mars

Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Chris Prophet, David Grigg, Marsha Barnhart, and Patrick Festa, each of which brings their own topic:
  • Chris: SpaceX going to Mars and Chris Prophet's book on SpaceX
  • David: The validity of computer simulations
  • Marsha: CRISPR-cas9 gene editing
  • Patrick: Monument Probes for humanity


Chris Prophet: SpaceX from the Ground Up (USA)
Chris Prophet: SpaceX from the Ground Up (UK)
Active Shielding on Spacecraft
Effectiveness of Artificial Mini-Magnetospheres
Gregory Benford: The Martian Race
The Genesis Engine (article on CRISPR)
The Promise and Peril of Gene Editing
The Billion Year Pyramid
The Benfords: Messaging with Cost Optimized Interstellar Beacons


Chris Prophet: Interstellar Propulsion
David Grigg: The Lunar Men by Jenny Uglow and Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
Marsha Barnhart: Orphan Black
Patrick Festa: Juno Mission
Paul Carr: Where's The Flux Kickstarter (please donate)


Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky

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