2016-09-08 / MP3 [20.6MB; 42m 53s]
Jen, David, Mark, Megan, and Stuart present Seldom Sirius. Episode six, in which we fit everything into a bucket.
In this episode we find out what everyone's favourite space fact is, we discuss the pros and cons of crowd-funding in astronomy, chat about Proxima Centauri b, ponder what "Earth-like" means, and Jen crushes dreams.
- What the Flux kickstarter
- Phil Plait on the alien megastructure story (p1)
- Phil Plait on the alien megastructure story (p2)
- Phil Plait on the alien megastructure story (p3)
- Jen's Earth-like planet rant from 2011
- An uncynical post about Proxima b's earthiness
- The Nature paper on Proxima b
- Breakthrough Starshot
|Mission patch image:||Artist's impression of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the star Proxima Centauri / CREDIT: ESO/M. Kornmesser|