Episode 042: Galactic Size / Fermi Paradox

Recorded March 11th, 2015

This episode contains: Black cats, Devon’s dog—Zoe, dog training, humane choke collars, life-sized fake dog, Milky Way Galaxy, Snickers Galaxy, Thee Musketeers Galaxy, Baby Rush Galaxy, Butterfinger Galaxy, our galaxy is 50% larger then previously thought,  galactic north v. north of the galactic plane, hard to study our own galaxy because of our point of view, thickness of the galaxy, fastest star found in our galaxy, type 1a supernova, rogue planets, creation of the Moon, Drake’s Equation, Fermi Paradox, The Seven Least Plausible Explanations to the Fermi Paradox, we might be the first generation of intelligent life, there may be no way to travel between the stars no matter what, Von Neumann Probes, The Prime Directive, God created our universe just for us, the anthropic principle, coincidence, multiverse, aliens have been here and left, aliens are here now but hiding, depressing to be alone in the universe, Futurama quote, what Devon learned.