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Darwin and the Planet of the Apes

I recently had the pleasure of listening to the translation of the original, French-language book in the Planet of the Apes series in audio-book format. I’ve always considered PotA folklore to be among the most underrated, most enjoyable in all of science fiction, but it also raises many interesting cultural and philosophical questions.

Planet of the Apes was pop culture’s response to the tensions generated by…

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Added by Hiram on January 17, 2015 at 11:14am — 3 Comments

MARS One! Is it wise to allow theists to be among the first people to populate Mars?

http://mars-one.com/en/



Is it really a good idea to allow theists to start a colony on Mars? I don't think it has come up yet at this early stage, but given the god delusions horrific past, can we risk starting a Mars cult or risk its destruction with mixed religions?



Check out the website if you don't know what I'm talking about, and there's a good FAQ page too.…



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Added by Stuart Jeremy Oxley on July 2, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Interview with Michio Kaku (theoretical physicist)

here is a 12 part interview with theoretical physicist Michio Kaku.

they are promoting his book and discuss a range of topics from galactic civilizations, teleportation, the big bang, string theory, the mind vs. computers, and tons of other fun, mind blowing stuff.



it's quite long, but really entertaining and well worth the listen.…



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Added by markystar on May 16, 2009 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

When will Neptune get oceans?

Yes, and a strange question that is. But actually not an unrealistic question. Neptune, now the farthest true planet from the Sun (after Pluto's demotion), is namesake to the ancient god of the oceans. Neptune is shrouded in layers of icy, dense air laced with enough methane to color the world azure blue... hence the world's maritime label. But despite its pelagic associations, Neptune has no oceans... though it might have had, with a slightly different composition. And it's very possible that… Continue

Added by Planetologist on March 3, 2009 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

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