AstroBiological

AstroBiological

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Bringing you the Universe in Plain Human.


I’m Back
Oct 1, 2018 • 0 min
Yes, I have been off the airwaves for awhile, but I haven’t been lazy! I’ve been working on my channel and promotion, as well as joining forums etc, doing a tonne of reading and meeting some actual honest to gosh astrobiologists! It’s been a lot of fun,…
AstroBiological: Death, Terraforming Discussions, and Venus
Jun 28, 2018 • 27 min
Welcome to the Universe in Plain Human. In this episode I announce a death in the family, introduce some smart dudes from my facebook group as we discussed the terraforming of Mars, and relay general astrobiology news, as well as the audio of one of my…
AstroBiological: The Beauty of astrobiology, and a Chat with Fedor Steeman
Jun 19, 2018 • 48 min
Hi all. It’s been a while, I admit. I haven’t been lazy, there’s just been some personal stuff going on. I chat about progress in my facebook group, looking for astrobiologists to bug and include a long chat with my good friend Fedor Steeman of the GREAT…
AstroBiological: Viruses in Space, Proteins, and a chat with Aaron Freeman
Jun 8, 2018 • 17 min
Welcome back! It’s been a busy week. A new video is up on Youtube, and I feature in a chat with Chicago’s favourite science nut, Aaron Freeman! Find my new episode here: https://youtu.be/BtqkECuh7FI Find Aaron’s chat with me here:…
AstroBiological: Alien Clouds and Imaginary CGI
May 31, 2018 • 9 min
Hello there! A plain human look at some murky goodness. Do things lurk in the atmosphere of Venus? It seems impossible, right? What about Titan? Take yourself on a VR tour of this mysterious moon, using some old skool VR- your imagination! Music:…
AstroBiological: Metal Madness, Visiting 16 Psyche
May 29, 2018 • 11 min
NOTE: This podcast was up yesterday, however I took it down on noticing that a section of audio had mysteriously disappeared. Here is a new iteration of the same show some of you may have already listened too, with a bit of extra chatter! Today, we talk…
AstroBiological: Asteroids and Crime Scenes
May 24, 2018 • 17 min
Welcome back! In this episode I chat about an alien stowaway in our solar system, as well as travel forward to spend some time in the unlucky shoes of a space cop patrolling the space around Ceres. Why? To talk a little about how death might work in space!
Ribozymes
May 21, 2018 • 6 min
Life didn’t start out complex. I give an overview of Ribozymes, some tricky little bits of RNA that may be the grand parents of everything. Really!
Water in the Inner Solar System
May 19, 2018 • 13 min
Water is everywhere it seems. I talk about that. Wheres the most unlikely place to find water do you think? Also, some news from NASA’S TESS mission?
Exploring Phobos: A Century from Now
May 18, 2018 • 13 min
Visit Phobos. It’s not boring! Be a Martian moon! Watch a real Mars rise! Enjoy some really amazing views! Sold? Is this a podcast or a travel brochure?
Ecosystems in an Abandoned Megastructure
May 17, 2018 • 8 min
We wouldn’t explore the stars alone, but could the lifeforms that accompany us make it if we disappeared? The first of a series of chats on this topic…
Doing Something Right
May 17, 2018 • 4 min
I never made it in the science world, but I’ve reached people who would otherwise have been forgotten.. That’s a big deal.
Small players on the Solar System Stage
May 16, 2018 • 4 min
A brief look at some exciting missions exploring the babies of the solar system, plus Led Zeppelin!
Planet Building
May 14, 2018 • 8 min
I discuss planetary engineering taken to its logical extreme. A big job to be sure, but surely possible. A generational project? Find me on my blog and explore my indulgent ranting on youtube, facebook and other social media black holes.
Intro to AstroBiological
May 10, 2018 • 1 min
Who am I?