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121 I Am Not Troubled By Any Competence

2 Oct 2014, 16:23 UTC
121 I Am Not Troubled By Any Competence
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Rob and Chris talk about quasi-moons, spiders, and media coverage of science. There’s data visualisations of Earth and new arrivals around Mars. Links: Interplanetary Lobbing: http://www.strudel.org.uk/lob/ Spiders on Twitter: http://www.geert.io/spiders-on-twitter.html Earth observation in many flavours: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=4205&button=search&value=None Turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector : http://www.news.wisc.edu/23166 …or an IR camera (for $200!) http://www.thermal.com 2014 OL339 - a quasi-satellite of the Earth (http://arxiv.org/abs/1409.5588, @blobrana) Interview with Elon Musk: http://aeon.co/magazine/technology/the-elon-musk-interview-on-mars/ In our time on exoplanets : http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03brwql Science Visualisation Studio: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html [MP3 Link] Episode #121. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott. Credits: Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

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