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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Our deserts have been slowly expanding, consuming arable land and neighboring ecosystems. Can we push them back, or even turn them into lush oases and fertile farmland? We will investigate the available options, and consequences, with both modern technology and those which may emerge in the future. Check out Real
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Jupiter is an enormous gas giant, more massive than all the other planets in the solar system combined… and yet small compared to our Sun and other Stellar Objects. Could Jupiter be turned into a second sun via advanced technology? Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Social
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: https://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur There’s a great debate over whether our next step into space should be a permanent Moon Base or our first manned mission to Mars. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur 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 content.
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ As we move out into space to colonize new worlds and explore the galaxy, we’ll need to contemplate interstellar empires, be they alien realms or our own future dominions. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur 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
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The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/isaacarthur02211 Science Fiction often shows us aliens and human living among one another in space, but how realistic are such portrayals and what sort of accommodation would extraterrestrials need for their environments? We will also ask if humans
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: https://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Fictional portrayals of alien invasion or reports of alien sightings and abductions often imply motives which on inspection make little sense… unless perhaps the true purpose was mischief. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur 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
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Many technologies are greaty anticipated and predicted, and promise to change our lives. Today we will be looking at some that get less fanfare, but hold the promise to change our lives in profound ways. 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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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. From Asteroid Mining to disassembling entire alien planets all the way out to the Galactic Rim, our galaxy has untold resources, but how can we get to them and what do we do if something
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: http://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur We often wonder how we might first meet extraterrestrials, picturing flying saucers and UFOs landing and aliens emerging asking to be taken to our leader – but joining the galactic community might be a very strange experience. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur SFIA
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ When the largest of stars dies, the supernova they produce can outshine a whole galaxy, and potentially sterilize vast swathes of space. Future civilizations will need to be able to prevent or mitigate such events, though some might seek to artificially ignite a nova. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us
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In this episode we continue our look at possible Alien Civilizations by discussing language and communication. How could we translate their language? How would they translate ours? What modes of communication are available besides sight and sound? 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:
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Astronomers have been looking for signs of extraterrestrial signals for decades, and not yet found any. Today we will examine the notion of Interstellar Beacons and ask just how far away you can be heard if you want to be. 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:
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Our solar system contains many planets, moons, and asteroid that we may one day call home, but the future might instead be artificial space habitats, stations, and megastructures of vast size and numbers, using all those celestial bodies as raw materials to be dismantled for construction. Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net
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The second installment of the series looks at the Skyhook, a type of abridged Space Elevator that allows spacecraft to hook up and get into orbit at much lower launch speeds. Note: This episode has been replaced, watch the new version here: Support the Channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Listen or Download the audio of this
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Start Forging New Worlds: https://www.worldanvil.com/isaac-arthur The Manhattan Project and Apollo Program have become symbolic of massive efforts to achieve great goals, be they awe-inspiring or terrifying. What such efforts will we see in the future? Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur 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
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We take a moment talk about the accomplishments of Stephen Hawking, perhaps the best known scientist of the late 20th century, and a major influence on many of SFIA’s concepts. There’s also a very nice tribute to him by our friends over at PBS Space Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPKj0YnKANw
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Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/ Revolutionary improvements to automation and production may one day create machines able to produce almost anything, quickly and cheaply, and far faster and more varied than modern 3D Printers. Such devices are sometimes known as Santa Claus Machines, Cornucopia Devices, or Clanking Del-Replicators, and today we will examine how likely
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To ring in the New Year, we’re joining up with Kaspersky Lab’s Earth 2050 project to make some predictions about how our world will change over the next generation as we make improvements in technologies on medicine, data storage and manipulation, and robots & AI. Check out the other Earth 2050 predictions at: http://bit.ly/Isaacarthur Visit
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An in-depth look at Cryptocurrency & Blockchain, what they are, how they differ from existing methods, and what the advocates and critics have to say about them. 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 or with Bitcoin: https://www.coinbase.com/IsaacArthur Visit the sub-reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/ Listen or Download the audio
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Get a free month of Curiosity Stream: https://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Mankind’s future is among the stars, but not necessarily on other planets. Instead we might forge giant space stations that are entire artificial worlds, and today we’ll explore some of those megastructure designs, like the McKendree Cylinder, Bishop Rings, Banks Orbital, Topopolis, and more. Visit our Website:
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This video covers what Tidal Locking is and what causes it, and looks at how this can happen to moons & exoplanets. 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/hp02b-how-does-tidal-locking-work
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Our monthly livestream Q&A session. Join us 4pm EST, Sunday, August 25, 2019, and get your questions about the channel and episodes on chat to be answered! Get a free month of Curiosity Stream & now Nebula: http://curiositystream.com/isaacarthur Catch the aduio-only show on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/isaac-arthur-148927746 SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShE Visit our Website: https://www.isaacarthur.net SFIA Merchandise
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Our monthly livestream Q&A session. Join us 4pm EST, Sunday, March 31, 2019, and get your questions about the channel and episodes on chat to be answered! Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.net SFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthur Check out Olly Epsom’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/drawingboard82/featured Social Media: Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur
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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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