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Our monthly livestream Q&A session. Join us 4pm EST, Sunday, October 25, 2020, and get your questions about the channel and episodes on chat to be answered! Get 26% of Curiosity Stream and free access to Nebula by using coupon code “isaac”: https://curiositystream.com/isaac Catch the audio-only show on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/isaac-arthur-148927746 Visit our Website: https://www.isaacarthur.net SFIA
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Black Holes are amongst the most destructive things in the Universe, but it may be that properly utilized, they might be the best places in the galaxy to live around in the future, and possibly right here in our own solar system too. Check out the Paperclip Maximizer: https://watchnebula.com/isaacarthur Visit
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: http://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Perhaps one of the most common technologies seen in science fiction is anti-gravity and gravity manipulation. Today we’ll examine if there’s an scientific pathways in physics to permit such technology, and what sort of amazing options it might offer if developed in the future. Visit our Website:
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Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visit http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “isaac” to 500-500. Science fiction loves to take us to desolate alien worlds with low-gravity, and envision creatures evolved to those or humans adapted to those conditions or zero-gravity in space, and many planets
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The concept of linking many minds together to act in concert, or even fuse into a new singular entity, has been popular in science fiction for decades. Today we will explore the idea and Networked Intelligence in general, to see how realistic it is, and what benefits or concerns might arise from it. Visit our
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Use my link http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “ISAAC” to 500-500 to get a free book including a copy of “Rendevous with Rama” and a 30-day free trial of Audible. Today we will begin our look at the spaceships we might use for colonizing interstellar space in the future. In order to cover the vast distances between
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Our galaxy likely contains trillions of worlds, and perhaps none we could live on without great effort to make them like Earth. To colonize these worlds, to make them settlements for our descendants in the future, we must first terraform them. National Space Society Roadmap: NSS Roadmap to Space Settlement
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A look at Dark Matter, what it is, what it isn’t, and what it might be used for. Visit our Website: www.IsaacArthur.net Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Listen or Download the audio of this episode from Soundcloud: Cover Art by Jakub Grygier: https://www.artstation.com/artist/jakub_grygier Dark Matter as Primordial Black Holes discusses: http://www.space.com/33122-dark-matter-black-hole-connection.html
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The Habitable Planets series continues with a look at Rogue & Steppenwolf planets in the Interstellar Void. This video considers both the possibility of life arising on such planets and the prospects for colonizing them. Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Listen or Download the audio of this episode from Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/isaac-arthur-148927746/hp04-rogue-planets
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: https://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Our future in the galaxy is typically envisioned as tied to the stars, be it on planets orbiting them or vast megastructures fueled by the alien suns, and yet the true future of humanity might be to dwell in the vast gulfs between the stars or even
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Today the channel has reached 100,000 subscribers and to celebrate that we’ll take a look back at the channel’s origins and thank some of the folks who’ve helped the channel grow. Our regularly scheduled episode will still appear Thursday morning. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Join the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: https://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Dark Matter is both the most abundant and most mysterious substance in the Universe, what properties does it have and what technologies might we create to use it in the future? Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur SFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/
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A look at creating artificial planets, ones vastly bigger than Earth. Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ We return to the Megastructures series to discuss various ways of creating artificial planets, the special issues with making an Earth-like planet much larger or smaller than Earth, and the maximum size they can be, potentially larger than entire
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Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook is free. Visit http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “isaac” to 500-500. Future battlefields will employ ever-more technology, whether that battlefield is on earth, in the sea, in space, or in cyberspace. Today we will examine the roles robots, drones, artificial intelligence, armored suits, and nanotech may
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Our monthly livestream Q&A session. Join us 4pm EST, Sunday, July 28, 2019, and get your questions about the channel and episodes on chat to be answered! Grab a copy of Evan Schultheis’s The Battle of the Catalaunian Fields: Check out Purple Dreams, a collection of short stories by Jerry Guern: … and the short
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ To celebrate International Pet Day, we’ll take a look at what the future might have in store for our furry friends, and what sorts of new pet might emerge as technology improves. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur SFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/ Social Media: Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/
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Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visit http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “ISAAC” to 500-500. The Fermi Paradox ask us how in a Universe so vast and ancient we seem to be the only intelligent civilization around, with no older interstellar alien empires visible in the
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Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook is free. Visit http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “isaac” to 500-500. Our Universe is billions of years older than our planet, and we often contemplate alien civilizations that might have arisen early than us in our galaxy, but just how early could life have arisen? Visit
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The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/isaacarthur01211 Machines may help bring about a Post-Scarcity Utopia, assuming they don’t take over instead, and we dream of a future that is a Post-Scarcity Utopia, but its dark reflection is the Post-Discontent society, one where through deception
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Our second end-of-the-month livestream Q&A session. Join us 2pm EST, Sunday, Oct 28, and get your questions about the channel and episodes on chat to be answered! Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur SFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/ Social Media: Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future
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While potentially dangerous, nuclear powered spacecraft offer far faster and more efficient spacecraft than traditional chemical rockets. Today we will examine the various means of using atomic power sources to propel spacecraft, both to get off Earth and to travel to other stars. See more of Fragomatik’s animations: https://www.youtube.com/user/fragomatik Visit Winchell Chung’s Atomic Rockets: http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/index.php
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Start listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook is free. Visit http://www.audible.com/isaac or text “isaac” to 500-500. The last century has been one of awesome and often terrifying technological progress, and the next century offers as many wonders and terrors for us to navigate into our future. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: http://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur The Fermi Paradox, the big question of where all the aliens are, has many proposed solutions focusing on what might lower the odds of intelligent species arising on another world, or what might end technological civilizations or cause them to go unseen by us and our SETI
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ So often expanding into space can seem like a Catch-22, where every proposed idea for development can only be practical if space is already developed. Today we’ll take a look at some potential options for pushing forward our orbital infrastructure such as asteroid mining or power satellites, and take a
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Use my link http://www.audible.com/isaac or text code isaac to 500-500 to get a free book and 30 day free trial We continue our look at Space Warfare by examining the notion of assaulting and invading planets. Often seen in fiction as vulnerable locations at the mercy of space-based weapons and fleets, we will see that
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This episode focuses on the basic concepts and misconceptions of wars fought in space and examines the notions of weapons, defenses, stealth in space, and the distance involved. Project Rho: http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/index.php Military Science Fiction: http://www.milsf.com Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Join the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Visit the sub-reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/ Listen
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