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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.

Sep 12, 2015

Recorded: 11 September 2015

Released: 12 September 2015

Duration: 114 minutes, 36 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr welcomes Patrick Festa, Buck Field, James Garrison, and Adam "Synergy" Smith for a discussion of the latest ideas of panspermia, or how life might migrate between planets or even between stars. The latest paper by Lin and Loeb is brought up. The discussion morphs into one about the history and philosophy of science and then back to panspermia. 

 

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Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panel: Patrick Festa, Buck Field, James Garrison, and Adam "Synergy" Smith

Music: DJ Spooky

Sep 7, 2015

Recorded: 7 September 2015

Released: 7 September 2015

Duration: 73 minutes

 

Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Gita Jaisinghani, Lacerant Plainer, Adam "Synergy" Smith, and Nick Nielsen. The subject is the soul serching now going on withing science about reproducibility, the pubkication of negative results, and flaws in thepeer review system. A recent study in Science on the reproducibility of results in psychology triggered our discussion about how science can converge faster onto reliable confirmation of falsification of hypotheses. Can the public trust science?

 

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Hostand Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Gita Jaisinghani, Nick Nielsen, Lacerant Plainer, and Adam Smith

Music: Dj Spooky

Sep 5, 2015

Recorded: 4 September 2015

Released: 5 September 2015

Duration:

 

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by the panel, including Nick Nielsen and Mike Mongo who report after a long day at Starship Congress. Mike has his friends Rachel Armstrong and Andreas Tziolas with him, and we talk about interstellar flight and how we think it might be possible.

 

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Episode 21

 

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Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panel: Mike Bohler, Buck Field, James Garrison, Mike Mongo, Nick Nielsen, Adam "Synergy" Smith

Spontaneous Special Guests: Rachel Armstrong, Andreas Tziolas

Music: DJ Spooky

Aug 29, 2015

Recorded: 28 August 2015

Released: 29 August 2015

Duration: 89 minutes, 24 seconds

 

Host James Garrison welcomes Mateusz Macias and Patrick Festa to discuss Mars One, and the balance of risks in colonizing Mars. Does Mars One have a good plan, or a plan at all? Can they admit they are wrong? This spins off into a tangent about atheism, skepticism, and religion. 

 

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Mars One

Mars One debate at the Mars Society

Mistakes Were Made, but Not by Me 

Pamela Gay: This I Believe

The Wow! Signal

 

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Host: James Garrison

Panelists: Mateusz Macias, Patrick Festa

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

Website and Promotion: Mateusz Macias

Software: Reaper 5.01, Google Hangouts, Soundflower,Line In, Auphonic.com

 

 

 

Aug 22, 2015

Recorded: 21 August 2015

Released: 22 August 2015

 

Cohosts Paul Carr and Adam Smith welcome special guest, astronomer Pamela Gay. Dr. Gay is well known in the astronomy community for AStronomy Cast and her direction of Cosmoquest.org. We asked her about Cosmoquest, women in science, and much more.

 

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Hosts: Paul Carr and Adam "Synergy" Smith

Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Antonio Paris, Ciro Villa, Mateusz Macias, and Patrick Festa

Music: DJ Spooky and George Hrab

Aug 15, 2015

Recorded: 14 August 2015

Released: 15 August 2015

Duration: 88 minutes, 52 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr with Adam "Synergy" Smith, Ciro Villa and Patrick Festa discuss some recent discoveries in the exoplanet world, among other things.

 

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Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Adam Smith, Ciro Villa, PA\atrick Festa

Aug 8, 2015

Recorded: 7 August 2015

Released: 8 August 2015

Duration:93 minutes 48 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr is Joined by Patrick Festa, James Garrison, and Nick Nielsen. We discuss Nick's latest blog entry on Folk Tales and Scientific Progress, then move on to discussing science literacy and critical thinking. We make fun of Deepak Chopra and have praise for Brian Cox.  

 

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Aug 1, 2015

Recorded: 31 July 2015

Released: 1 August 2015

Duration: 82 minutes, 36 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr welcomes a panel of five for an unscripted discussion of the new Breathrough Listen SETI program, Duncan Forgan's new paper on looking for self-destructed civilizaionts, and much more.

 

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Jul 25, 2015

Recorded: 24 July 2015

Released: 25 July 2015

Duration: 83 minutes, 28 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr and our panel welcome astrophysicist Brian Koberlein: teacher, blogger and podcaster. We talk about waht motivates science and science communication, The grand strcuture of the universe, Einstein, Noether and the forces driving genius, and the recent exoplanet discoveries.

 

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Jul 18, 2015

Recorded: 17 July 2015

Released: 18 July 2015

Duration: 72 minutes, 12 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by Adam "Synergy" Smith, James Garrison and Mike Mongo, to talk about the recent Pluto flyby, the space program in general, exploring the caves of the moon with lasers, what the Chinese are up to on the moon, and of course, Bigfoot. We are all trying to get banned by Richard Hoagland, and Mike Mongo urges full sovereignity for the Conch Republic.

 

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The Wow! Signal

The New Horizons Mission

Jeff Nosanov talks to Mike Mongo about exploring the caves on the Moon

China is Now Positioned to Dominate the Moon

Finding Bigfoot

The Texas Bank

 

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