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Comments of the Week #177: From Nuclear Power and Weapons to God Playing Dice in the Sun

17 Sep 2017, 15:18 UTC
Comments of the Week #177: From Nuclear Power and Weapons to God Playing Dice in the Sun
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“There are two problems for our species’ survival – nuclear war and environmental catastrophe – and we’re hurtling towards them. Knowingly.” ―Noam Chomsky
Well, another week of science has gone by, here at Starts With A Bang! and everywhere else in the world, and while we’re down one space mission from the start of the week (Cassini), there are still lots of good things on the horizon! We’re just four weeks away from the official release of Treknology, and just a single week away from the new Star Trek series, Discovery, which I’ll be officially reviewing on Forbes. Our Patreon supporters are continuing to make amazing things possible, as not only are we doing podcasts and producing all we’re producing, but we’re going to start taking a new stab at a video miniseries, called (tentatively) FantaSci, about the science behind fantasy and sci-fi tropes, worlds, concepts, and technologies. Have a suggestion? Let’s hear it!
In the meantime, here’s a look back at our stories from the past week:

How Can A Nation Have Nuclear Power Without The Danger Of Nuclear Weapons? (for Ask Ethan),
Now is absolutely the time to politicize Hurricane Irma and other natural disasters (and Mostly Mute ...

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