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Physical Attraction

Maybe you've seen a thousand science documentaries and you're tired of hearing about the same subjects; or maybe you don't know the first thing about physics, but would love to learn. My aim with this show is to explore the vast range of topics in physics, science, and technology. Whether you know the story already or are learning it all for the first time, my aim is to "educate, inform, and entertain!" 

We are a physics podcast. But not just a physics podcast - interviews with scientists, scholars, authors and reflections on the history and future of science and technology are all in the wheelhouse.

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We had a sister podcast, Autocracy Now, which deals with the lives of famous historical dictators. You can find some of their episodes on our feed, or the show itself at 

Jun 17, 2018

Should we be talking about a one-world government to head off existential threats? What about schemes to preserve human genetic information, or launch relics from our civilisation to land on the moon? 

Is worrying about the end of the world even worthwhile?
What can we practically do to reduce the risks for our civilisation?

These are the questions that this, the very last episode in our TEOTWAWKI series (okay... for now...) will explore.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?

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We're having a week to write and research and when we come back, we'll be talking about Isaac Newton.