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The Telescope: Geek Culture & Faith

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Apr 24, 2019

On this episode, Matthew talks through a sock about the many mysteries presented to us in the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. The science segment is all about the new photographs of two black holes that scientists hope will shed light on the interplay between General Relativity and...


Apr 8, 2019

Pranks pulled in government documents, using genetic manipulation to cure deafness, spiritual wisdom that will last for eternity, thoughts on Captain Marvel, and prognostications about Avengers Infinity War: all this in one episode! 

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Mar 12, 2019

On this episode, Matt discusses Alita Battle Angel. He makes the case that this was a fun, fresh sci-fi world that needs a sequel. Oh, there's also exploding grapes. 

 


Mar 6, 2019

On this episode, Matt explains Cripsr-Cas 9 and talks about how gene editing, 3D Printers, and Universal Basic Income are bringing the real world closer and closer to the sci-world envisioned by the writers of Star Trek

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Feb 5, 2019

In This Episode, Matthew discusses the trailers for Alita: Battle Angel, Captain Marvel, and Avengers: Endgame, which all aired during the Super Bowl. Also, we discuss the new Crispr experiments happening at Columbia University 

 

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