Episode 23: All Follow-up, All the Time

  • Catching up:
    • Aaron needs to do an annual NASA report about Venus and Mars
    • GRL - Geophysical Research Letters
    • Dave has students presenting in EMU's Geophysics Day
    • More balloon stuff
    • Game of Thrones - Season 8 is a long way away!
  • Follow up:
  • Question of the Week: What Superpower Would You Have?
    • Super Hero Movies
    • Aaron: Healing, like Wolverine
      • He has no idea what he would do with the super power
      • There are a lot of sub-questitons about this superpower, like 
      • Flying? That would be fun.  But jumping is more realistic.
    • Dave: Healing also
      • Dave just wants to live to see the future.
      • Or invisibility, so he could steal a lot of money and stay alive until the future happens
    • Elon Musk is a super villian
      • First he has to get us to Mars
      • He will reveal his super evil plan in 2024
    • Did Christopher Columbus discover the US? People say no.
    • Why are we not studying nanobots?
      • Arduino Nano!
  • Bad News of the Week:
  • Recommendations:
 Launching a balloon from somewhere in Michigan. Picture take by Aaron's new drone.

Launching a balloon from somewhere in Michigan. Picture take by Aaron's new drone.

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Episode 22: Who are You?

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Episode 21: Launches, Both Big and Small

 This is Dave's Podcasting setup.

This is Dave's Podcasting setup.

 This is Aaron's podcasting setup.

This is Aaron's podcasting setup.

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Episode 20: The One Where We Offend Everyone, A Star Wars Special

In this episode, we basically spend the entire time talking about the latest Star Wars movie: The Last Jedi.

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Episode 19: Kicking off 2018

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Episode 18: Macs and Asteroids

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Episode 17: Freedom, Freedom, Yeah Right

  • Catching Up:
    • Aaron rants about class ending
    • Dave talks about classes a bit
  • Follow-up:
    • Shooting (an extremely powerful!) laser at another star
    • Rogue One = Star Wars Episode 3b or 4-flat.
    • Dyson Sphere with slits is a great way to communicate with another solar system!
  • Question of the Week: Should we limit free speech on Facebook and Twitter?
  • Science of the Week: Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot
  • Recommendations

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Episode 16: Who Wants to Live Forever?

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Episode 15: How Much Did That Thing Cost?

Aaron ran the Detroit Half Marathon

Follow up:

Question of the Week: How much should we spend on science?

Science of the Week:

Recommendations:

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    Episode 14: Cabin in the Woods Edition

    In this episode, Aaron and his wife Joey spend a rainy weekend in a cabin on the shores of Lake Superior.  With nothing better to do, they talk about peak oil and other topics.

    Introductions: Joey is a Professional and Master Geologist. Aaron is not.

    Question of the Week: Why are some people unable to relax?

    Science Topic of the Week: Peak Oil

    Recommendations:

    This podcast was brought to you by Katy's Dad's Cabin in the Woods, The National Science Foundation, and the University of Michigan. It was edited by the awesome Kenny Carlsen.

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