Scientific American writer Anil Ananthaswamy analyzes current thinking on the odds you’re living in a vast computer simulation. (If so, should ‘base reality’ give you a 2020 do-over?)
It’s science fiction night! Recorded live before a global audience 05/28/20
The NASA Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) finds tau neutrino high energy particles rising from Earth — too heavy to have passed through the Earth — and offers the “simplest explanation”: another universe where time runs backward. What are the consequences of a time-flipped parallel universe for your life? Are you — like Merlin — […]
Samuel Tisherman at the University of Maryland School of Medicine brings a man back from the dead as a breakthrough way of performing emergency surgery. But can this medical procedure finally make deep space travel possible?
NASA is throwing a little money — very little — to study a practical means of putting astronauts into medically induced comas and then chillin’. Bill asks the big questions; Steve invokes near-naked astronauts and Scott tells another touching story.