Space Travel

Another Life: visible rogue planets, visible dark matter, and other smart stuff

First contact

Aliens. Alien intelligence. Alien vessel shapes and what it says about the show you are about to watch. Moebius ships?

CETI

Crystalline FTL space antennae. The realities of lightspeed communication and why The SETI Institute doesn’t do “Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence.” Unexplained FTL comms.

Fumbling about space

When your crew is this good, you really should just send a ship without the humans on it instead. MapQuest in spaaaaaace being confounded by gravitational lensing. Dark matter… blocks your view sometimes? Rogue planets and how very very very dark it is in between star systems. Robinson Crusoe oxygen rocks (or crystals).

Alien Covenant Xenomorph

Alien Covenant : Episode 104

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Alien: Covenant

What: The crew of a colony-ship find out what happened after Prometheus.
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup

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The Expanse Season 2 (feat Fraser Cain) : Episode 93

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The Expanse Season 2

What: Sciencey spacey stuff from the second season of The Expanse, a show about humanity spread across the solar system, and political strife between Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt.

Featuring guest co-host
Fraser Cain headshot
Fraser Cain of Universe Today

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Dune (feat. Miles Greb, comic creator) : Episode 28

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Dune

What: David Lynch made a really odd and sort of incomprehensible Dune movie from the Frank Herbert classic.
Directed by: David Lynch
Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Patrick Stewart

Featuring guest co-host
Miles Greb
Miles Greb, creator of the comic After the Gold Rush

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Contact (Carl Sagan) : Episode 22

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Contact

What: In Contact SETI discovers a legitimate alien signal and then we love Carl Sagan so much.
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Bill Clinton, David Morse, William Fichtner

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