About This Episode
Would aliens think we are smart? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice answer grab bag questions on Chandrayaan-3, entangled particles in black holes, the shape of the galaxy, and more.
We explore the blind spots in our human senses and what is out there that we cannot detect. Learn about Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s invention of microscope to view microorganisms and the discovery of infrared. We discuss India’s first moon landing with Chandrayaan-3 and the scientific collaboration between countries and private companies.
Would advanced aliens be impressed with us? We discuss how aliens could view our intelligence level and achievements. What is the shape of spacetime? What caused the universe to be infinitely hot and dense before the Big Bang? Find out more about the mechanism of the Big Bang as we explore the origin of the universe and the possibility we are in a multiverse.
Why doesn’t the Milky Way cover more of the night sky? We cover the shape of the universe and Chuck answers a question on quantum entanglement. What would a naked space walk feel like? Would it be cold? To wrap things up, Neil gives his biggest priority in space exploration.
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