#25 - Understanding Black Holes: What We Know and What We May Never Know

In this episode, Brendan talks about wrecking his car in a blizzard, supermassive black holes, neutron stars, quasars, and how our understanding of black holes has changed over decades. 

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#24 - 2018 Climate Change Recap, Fast Radio Bursts, and Putting Solar Panels on Trump's Wall

This week Brendan and Nate sit down to discuss climate change data for all of 2018, the temporarily shutdown Hubble Space Telescope camera, fast radio bursts, and utilizing Donald Trump's wall for energy generation.

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#23 - China on the Moon, Government Shutdown, and The ISS Hole

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This week Brendan and Nate sit down to discuss the recent Chinese moon mission Chang'e 4, the impact of government shutdowns on science, the ISS hole, New Horizons, and a bunch of other stuff. 

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#22 - Dr. Aysha Akhtar - The Impact of Factory Farming and Animal Testing on Human Health

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This week's episode features Dr. Aysha Akhtar. Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., is a double Board-certified neurologist and preventive medicine/public health specialist and she is demonstrating how there is a mutual benefit to both humans and animals when animals are cared for. She is the author of the upcoming book, Our Symphony With Animals. On Health, Empathy, and Our Shared Destinies. The book can be purchased here. Dr. Akhtar's website can be found here.

Water usage calculator can be found at https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/water-conservation-tips/.

Information can found at Ag-gag laws can be found at https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/03/the-ag-gag-laws-hiding-factory-farm-abuses-from-public-scrutiny/254674/.

The amount of water used in industry and agriculture can be found at https://waterfootprint.org/en/resources/waterstat/product-water-footprint-statistics/.