Episode 289: Apophis, God of Chaos

This episode contains: We talk about our different styles of comedy. We also talk about parenting. Steven then talks about some new items before getting into the science. Steven Spielberg will not direct Indiana Jones 5. Earth has a new moon.

Next Week In Space: How to deflect an asteroid. Engineers devise a decision map to identify the best mission type to deflect an incoming asteroid.


Robot Overlords: Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic. A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Using a machine-learning algorithm, researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotics. It also cleared infections in two different mouse models.


Sci-Fi: Star Wars: Project Luminous, Beforeigners, Lock and Key, Jojo Rabbit, and Altered Carbon