New Horizons - Pluto

Episode 043 – Little Planet with a Big Heart

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The Dweebs talk about the historic New Horizons Mission to the Pluto system and beyond. New Horizons spacecraft took 9 years to get to the Pluto system and is sending back high resolution photos of the planet for the first time in history as well as doing some great science. …

Episode 043 – Little Planet with a Big Heart was last modified: July 16th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity

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The Dweebs contemplate the next 85 years of humanity. Space exploration and biological manipulation are on the horizon. Will we take advantage of our exponential growth of technology in a positive way? Or will it inevitably be our demise? Suggested Media: Mining Legislation EmDrive and Cannae Alcubierre Drive Tsiolkovsky rocket …

Episode 038 – The Future of Humanity was last modified: May 26th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

De-Extinction

Episode 037 – De-Extinction

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The Dweebs talk about De-Evolution and how plausible it is to bring species back from the dead. With Jurassic World around the corner we touch on what all this creating dinosaurs stuff is about. Could we bring dinosaurs back from extinction? Suggested Media: Bird Beak Manipulation The Long Now Foundation …

Episode 037 – De-Extinction was last modified: May 18th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Event Horizon Time Capsule

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A popular idea of newly found cities or high schools is to place a time capsule of an important or noteworthy time to be later dug up and examined as a source of nostalgia. Let’s take this a couple of steps further. Imagine a time when we could find super …

Event Horizon Time Capsule was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions

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The Dweebs talk about the Dawn spacecraft currently making its approach to Ceres, and the New Horizons spacecraft making its final approach to the Pluto system. Suggested Media: A Post By Riley – Pluto Close Up: Mark Your Calenders Dawn Spacecraft New Horizon Spacecraft Make sure to follow us on Twitter …

Episode 024 – Dawn and New Horizon Missions was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 023 – Protein Replication

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The Dweebs talk about the potential of proteins tagging erros for the chaperon DNA and the ability for cells to communicate with each other. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook too! Twitter: twitter.com/dweebed Facebook: facebook.com/Dweebed Join the conversation at Dweebed.com David Rainsberger II Enthusiastic nerd and Co-Founder …

Episode 023 – Protein Replication was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 018 – Dweebs in Space

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The Dweebs discuss general space topics and digress into space based literature. We touch on the implications of a space economy based on asteroid/comet mining. Then we wrap up by talking about one of the seminal works in the science fiction literature arena. Suggested Media: Foundation Series Make sure to follow …

Episode 018 – Dweebs in Space was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 013 – Brain Death

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The Dweebs discuss the moral quandaries surrounding what constitutes “brain death”. There are many different levels of what can be considered death. We explore what some of those definitions are and how difficult it is for the medical industry to deal with them. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook …

Episode 013 – Brain Death was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II