On This Episode
Science Fiction Author, Futurist, Astrophysicist, and Planetary Society Advisory Council member
Chief Scientist / LightSail Program Manager for The Planetary Society
Senior Communications Adviser and former Host of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society
The multi-award winning science fiction author, futurist and speaker returns to Planetary Radio for a wide-ranging conversation about robots and humans in space, empathetic artificial intelligences, how we can survive the Singularity and much more. Emily Lakdawalla recaps an astrobiology session at the just-completed Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. There’s a great new book from National Geographic Kids waiting for the winner of the new What’s Up space trivia contest.
- David Brin’s Website
- How Might Artificial Intelligence Come About? An Essay by David Brin
- World of Watson 2016 Talk: Will Artificial Intelligence occur by design, evolution, accident... or at all?
- #LPSC2018: Fungi in the lab, hot springs frozen cold, and exploding lakes
- Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination
This week's question:
What is currently the second farthest spacecraft from Earth? It does not need to be currently functioning.
To submit your answer:
Complete the contest entry form at http://planetary.org/radiocontest or write to us at [email protected] no later than Wednesday, April 11th at 8am Pacific Time. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Last week's question:
What missions visited the Tiangong-1 space station?
The answer will be revealed next week.
Question from the week before:
How many Space Shuttle flights docked with the Mir space station?
From 1995 to 1998 nine Space Shuttle missions docked with the Mir space station.