Oct 19, 2022

What’s next after NASA’s asteroid crash? A New Study on the Environmental Impact of Bitcoin & more

Posted by in categories: asteroid/comet impacts, bitcoin, existential risks, mathematics, quantum physics, sustainability

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Welcome everybody to our first episode of Science News without the gobbledygook. Today we’ll talk about this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, trouble with the new data from the Webb telescope, what’s next after NASA’s collision with an asteroid, new studies about the environmental impact of Bitcoin and exposure to smoke from wildfires, a test run of a new electric airplane, and dogs that can smell mathematics.

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00:00 Intro.
00:35 Nobel Prize in Physics 2022
01:21 Trouble with data from Webb?
04:05 What’s next after NASA’s asteroid crash test?
06:48 New Study about the Environmental Impact of Bitcoin Mining.
08:38 Test of New Electric Aircraft.
09:42 New Study about Air Pollution from Wildfires.
10:44 Dogs Can Smell Maths.
12:19 Sponsor Message.

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