Colonizing the Inner Solar System

In this epic, 2-part episode, we team up with Isaac Arthur to imagine how humans will colonize the inner Solar System, becoming a true spacefaring civilization.

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Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” II: Questioning the Hart-Tipler Conjecture

It’s become a legend of the space age. The brilliant physicist Enrico Fermi, during a lunchtime conversation at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950, is supposed to have posed a conundrum for proponents of the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations. If space traveling aliens exist, so the argument goes, they would spread through the galaxy, colonizing […]