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#39: The Speed of Light Doesn't Apply to Telepathy

January 31st, 2017 · 54 minutes

This fortnight, Stephen and Jason talk about how the current political climate affects science, space and technology.

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OSIRIS-REx completes critical deep space maneuver - SpaceFlight Insider
a16z Podcast: New Year, New Horizons — Pluto! — a16z — Overcast
Powering space travel: NASA’s dark materials | The Economist
News | Close Views Show Saturn's Rings in Unprecedented Detail
Early results from NASA’s twin study show differences between astronaut brothers - The Verge
Astronaut twin study hints at stress of space travel : Nature News & Comment
Media Invited to New Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Tribute | NASA
Visit Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at Cape Canaveral
50 Years After Apollo Disaster, Memorial for 3 Men, and for Era - The New York Times
Climate change summit canceled by CDC amid uncertainty of a Trump presidency - The Verge
Al Gore and others will hold climate change summit canceled by CDC - The Verge
Trump Administration Imposes Freeze On EPA Grants and Contracts - ProPublica
Allaying concerns, EPA lifts temporary freeze on grants to states
EPA science under scrutiny by Trump political staff
Trump transition leader’s goal is two-thirds cut in EPA employees - The Washington Post
Donald Trump is the sole reliable source of truth, says chair of House Science Committee - Vox
Scientists are planning to march on Washington. Here's why | Science | The Guardian
Exit Memo: Office of Science and Technology Policy | whitehouse.gov
Obama’s NASA made strides on commercial space, but stumbled on exploration - The Verge
Liftoff #26: The Journey to Mars - Relay FM
Liftoff #18: The SLS - Relay FM
Congress may soon pass NASA authorization bill - SpaceNews.com