Subglacial Lake

Ep 44: Subglacial Lakes and Life on Frozen Moons – with guest Anja Rutishauser

Posted Leave a commentPosted in podcasts

Far beneath the Canadian ice cap, isolated from the sun and the wind, lies two entire lakes.  These subglacial lakes, recently discovered by Anja Rutishauser and her team, seem like they shouldn’t exist at all.  For starters, they have a temperature far below the freezing point of water.  This implies that perhaps these lakes are unique […]

space ethics

Ep. 36: Getting a Second Chance: Space Ethics, Mining, and Colonization – with guest Dr. Tony Milligan

Posted Leave a commentPosted in podcasts

Living among the stars has long been a dream of humanity.  But as we begin to step off this Earth and colonize other planets, many will argue: do we deserve a second chance? With climate change, over-exploitation of natural resources, and man-made ecological problems on this planet, we should stop and wonder – what can […]