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The show notes here at Libsyn are only a rough draft. For the most refined and complete set of show notes, please go to unseenpodcast.com . Thanks for listening.

May 20, 2017

Recorded: 19 May 2017

Released: 20 May 2017

Duration: 74 minutes, 18 seconds

 

Host David Grigg welcomes Madison Campbell, a graduate student at the University Massachusetts, and panelist Paul Carr for a conversation about epidemiology in various space colonization scenarios. What are the risks for the first space colonists from diseases activated by mutations? What models can we look to for help in finding the answers? What are thefts mitigations?

 

Links:

Madison Campbell

 

Credits:

Host: David Grigg

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

 

The Unseen Podcast is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-alike license.

Apr 22, 2017

Recorded: 21 April 2017

Released: 22 April 2017

Duration: 78 minutes, 20 seconds

 

Host Sam Lichtenstein welcomes Deep Space Ecology chief scientist Morgan irons and panelists Adam Smith, Paul Carr, and Nick Nielsen. This isn't our best audio quality yet, but hey, Blame Google.

Links:

Morgan irons is running Her Own Martian Farming Experiment

Deep Space Ecology

Vertical Farming

Credits: 

Host: Sam Lichtenstein

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

 

 

Apr 8, 2017

Recorded: 7 March 2017

Released: 8 March 2017

Duration: 92 minute, 20 seconds

 

ISDC Host Sam Lichtenstein welcomes Lee irons of Deep Space Ecology to talk about his newspace startup working with his daughter Morgan. He is joined by panelists Nick Nielsen and Paul Carr

 

Links:

Deep Space Ecology

Biosphere 2

TEDx Duke Talk - Morgan Irons

ISDC 2017

The Humans to Mars Summit

The Mars Ice House

New Worlds 2017

Credits:

Host: Sam Lichtenstein

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: Dj Spooky

Mar 26, 2017

Recorded: 24 March 2017

Released: 25 March 2017

Duration: 102 minutes, 52 seconds

 

Host David Grigg welcomes panelists Nick Nielsen, Buck Field, Patrick Festa and Paul Carr to talk about science fiction movies.

 

Please see unseenpodcast.com for complete show notes

Links:

 

 

Recommendations:

David: Bound to Please by Michael Dirda

Nick: The Origin and Evolution of Earth

Buck: Creating Scientific Concepts

Patrick: The Electric Ant, By Phillip K. Dick

Paul: So to Speak podcast

 

Credits:

Host: David Grigg

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

 

Mar 11, 2017

Recorded: 10 March 2017

Released: 11 March 2017

Duration:101 minutes, 7 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Buck Field, David Grigg, Nick Nielsen and Patrick Festa to marvel about the recent TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet discovery.

 

For the most detailed show notes, please see our blog at http://unseenpodcast.com

 

Links:

M. Gillon, Seven temperate terrestrial planets around nearby ultra cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.

Sky and Telescope: Seven Planet Star hides Age, May be Deadly

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

Lingam and Loeb: Enhanced interplanetary panspermia in the TRAPPIST-1 system

6 Animals that can see or glow in ultraviolet

Pit viper infrared vision

Oliver Sacks: The island of the Colorblind

Horseshoe Crab vision

 

Recommendations:

Buck: The ESO Messenger

David: The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

Nick: https://planetplanet.net/

Patrick: Proxima by Steven Baxter

Paul: DJ Spooky's Optometry

 

 

Credits: 

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: David Grigg, Patrick Festa, Buck Field, Nick Nielsen

Music: DJ Spooky

Postprocessing: auphonic.com

Hosting: libsyn.com

Feb 26, 2017

Recorded: 24 February 2017

Released: 25 February 2017

Duration: 96 minutes, 44 seconds

 

Host Adam Smith welcomes panelists Ken Wisian, Antonio Paris, and Sam Lichtenstein to talk about recent advance sin military aviation, Ken's experience flying for the Air Force and Air National Guard, and Antonio's days as an Army Ranger. 

 

Links:

 

Credits: 

Host: Adam "Synergy" Smith

Panelists: Ken Wisian, Antonio Paris, Sam Lichtenstein

Music: DJ Spooky

Postproduction: Paul Carr, Auphonic.com

 

Feb 11, 2017

Recorded: 10 February 2017

Released: 11 February 2017

Duration: 93 minutes 48 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr welcomes panelist Nick Nielsen, Patrick Festa, and Buck Field to talk about recent collisions between pro-science and anti-science forces in the US.

 

Links

The Sturm-Abteilung (Brownshirts)

Badlands National Park Goes Rogue

Science March On Washington

Is Trump a Facsist, Loofah-face Shit-Gibbon?

 

Recommendations

Buck: Bil Nye

Nick: if the Sun Dies by Oriana Fallaci

Patrick: Warped Passages by Lisa Randall

Paul: Hidden Figures

 

Credits

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Patrick Festa, Buck Field, Nick Nielsen

Music: DJ Spooky

 

Jan 28, 2017

Recorded: 27 January 2017

Released: 28 January 2017

Duration: 99 minutes, 56 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Chris Prophet and Sam Lichtenstein to talk about the challenges of bootstrapping a solar-system wide economy. From there we end up talking about all sorts of related topics, like nuclear fusion and cleaning up Low Earth Orbit.

 

Links: 

 

Recommendations:

Chris:: Biography of Elon Musk

Sam: Lecture by Dennis White

Paul: WeMartians podcast

 

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panel: Chris Prophet, Sam Lichtenstein

Music: DJ Spooky

 

Jan 14, 2017

Recorded: 13 January 2017

Released: 14 January 2017

Duration: 100 minutes, 44 seconds

 

host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Marsha Barnhart, Nick Nielsen, David Grigg and Sam Lichtenstein to talk about megastructures. Not so much how to build them. but why? Why haven't we seen them yet?

 

For more complete show notes, please visit unseenpodcast.com

 

Links

The Absolute, Definitive Truth about Alien Megastructures

The pre-show discussion thread

 

Recommendations

David: Black Hole Blues

Nick: Raven Age

Sam: History of the Third Millenium

Paul: The 6 Haydn Quartets of Mozart

 

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Marsha Barnhart, Sam Lichtenstein, David Grigg, Nick Nielsen

Music: DJ Spooky

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