Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
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“Extraterrestrial Life and Oumuamua with Avi Loeb” Episode 179 Today we sit down with Physicist, Professor, and Author Avi Loeb. Avi is a Professor of Science at Harvard University, Director of The Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC), Founding Director of the Black Hole Initiative (BHI), Chair of the Breakthrough Starshot Advisory Committee, and the Chair of the Board on Physics and Astronomy, National Academies. His new book “Extraterrestrial” examines the Oumuamua space object that passed through our solar system unannounced and how it may have been some sort of Extraterrestrial technology or remnants. *Sign up for Indra’s Web which is the social media platform we created dedicated to metaphysics and the topics we discuss on this podcast. The platform is live so head on over there and set up a profile. https://indrasweb.org/ *If you enjoy our podcast and content and want to help us grow, check out our Patreon account and enjoy the exclusive episodes and interviews. You can also listen to us on the go through our website listed below. Join our Discord channel if you want to chat. We are also on all podcast platforms. Our Links: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/MindEscapePodcast Website - https://www.MindEscapePodcast.com Discord - https://discord.gg/62bHFpd Twitter - https://twitter.com/MikeEscape Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mindescapepodcast/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/MindEscapePodcast/ Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mind-escape-podcast/ Spotify Podcasts - https://open.spotify.com/show/0OXM81pXkn2OYT45NsoRQb?si=THFEq0SoRVqvsZzjR5xZMA *Check out Avi’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Extraterrestrial-First-Intelligent-Beyond-Earth/dp/0358278147