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Jul 17 2015

PBS Space Time: Can a Circle Be a Straight Line?

General Relativity! Spacetime! And… Curved Lines? On this week’s episode of Spacetime, Gabe talks about what it actually means for a line to be straight so we can better understand what we mean by the idea of “curved Spacetime”. This is Part One of our series on General relativity, so be sure to check it …

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Jun 20 2015

PBS: Space Time | How to Signal Aliens

PBS has a youtube channel called Space Time, and here we are presented with a variety of space themed short talks. In this episode; everyone has their own opinion as to whether or not aliens exist. But let’s assume they do for a second and we wanted to let them know we’re here!!!! How should …

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Jun 07 2015

PBS: Space Time | Should We Colonize Venus Instead of Mars?

Mars One. The Mars Rover. Bruno Mars. Mars Bars. It’s pretty clear we’re OBSESSED with the idea of Mars, especially in regard to it being a potential colony for earthlings. But is that really the best option? Is there a better place for us to colonize in our solar system? Well, how about Venus? Sure …

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May 30 2015

PBS: Space Time | Habitable Exoplanets Debunked!

Kepler 186f rekindled our hopes and dreams of colonizing space. “Habitable exoplanet!” we heard, “Space Travel IS NOW!” Top that off with multiple breakthroughs in companies like SpaceX and BAM. The Future is now! But there’s a small problem… When we say a planet is habitable, we aren’t REALLY saying what we think we are …

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