The Cake is Embargoed
Chris and Rob talk about exoplanets, the US shutdown, cake, and the distant future. There is discussion of the mind of dog and what exactly is a planet?
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- Timeline of the Far Future: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_far_future
- Shutdown silence: http://boingboing.net/2013/10/04/during-the-shutdown-some-scie.html
- Five Billion Years [of Solitude]: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/10/04/five-billion-years-of-solitude-lee-billings
- Are dogs people too? http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/06/opinion/sunday/dogs-are-people-too.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&
- I installed Windows on my Mac. Why? WWT! http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx
- New free-floating planet : http://arxiv.org/abs/1310.0457
- Kepler clouds on an exoplanet : http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/scientists-generate-first-map-of-clouds-on-kepler-7b-1003.html
Audio content Copyright 2013 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).