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The Telescope: Geek Culture & Faith

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Dec 11, 2018

Here's another episode about time travel! It's a matchup between the frozen future of Arrival and the fluid future of Terminator Salvation. Is freewill genuine or illusionary? Matt also shares his thoughts and speculations on Aqua-man and Captain Marvel. 

A satellite screw-up reaffirms Einstein's theory of gravity: 


Nov 30, 2018

Venom is destroying the box office! Matt shares his thoughts on the film and pays homage to the much beloved Stan Lee, who passed away recently. 

Genetically Modified Babies: 

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/28/671675941/chinese-scientist-responsible-for-genetically-altered-twins-faces-intense-critic

Stan Lee Quotes: 


Nov 12, 2018

Matt talks about ridiculous "as-seen-on T.V." inventions, the amazing inventions that Jules Vern foresaw, and of course, Ant-man and the Wasp. How do the revelations and characters from this installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe play into the currently untitled Avengers 4 film? No-one knows! It's still fun...


Oct 23, 2018

Time travel is a staple of the SciFi world. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells was a huge influence on the genre. Matt discusses the book and some of his thoughts on Time Travel. 

Metal Mass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uYOZ1doM9Y

Gut Bugs


Oct 8, 2018

This is part two of our two part trilogy on Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams. This episode focuses on the Ultimate Question and the Ultimate Answer that are discovered in HHGTTU. Adam's underlying assumption that everything is ultimately meaningless finds support in Bible's book of Ecclesiastes. It's...