Science, such a broad term. There’s a discipline that covers every area of human understanding. Typically the science we’re interested in relates to humans and space but might often involve other areas of human advancement.

Blog: The Martian

An astronaut finds himself stuck on Mars, alone. Best case, a rescue mission is a year away. How will he ever survive? Colin reviews The Martian, a fascinating novel that’s equal parts science and survival.

By Colin Andrew Ferm January 6, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , ,
Supplemental – Ship Terms & Navigation In Space

We’ve been mentioning shippers since the beginning. But, with this supplemental, we’ll be explaining some of the terms they use. Also, we’ll explain how people navigate in deep space. These things will be important for future episodes when we get deep into how the former colonies and Earth wage war against one another.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
Supplemental – Communications

How do the colonies communicate with one another? In this supplemental, we discuss not only how someone might contact their neighbor but someone in the next city. Or on another planet. And we discuss an emergency system that as developed to help shippers stranded in the depths of space.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
Blog: World Science Festival: Alien Life: Will We Know It When We See It? Part I

Part the first: two minutes of hate directed at Public Radio host and panel moderator John Hockenberry.

By Colin Andrew Ferm June 5, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Alien Communication & More On The Fermi Paradox

Urgh… the whole Fermi Paradox thing has been gnawing at my insides, especially after reading an article about how advanced civilizations might communicate.

By Colin Andrew Ferm May 28, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,