The Blue Frontiers Podcast
About This Show
The Blue Frontiers podcast is a show about seasteading, the environment, special economic zones, and innovation in science, technology, governance, and society itself. Blue Frontiers is focused on innovating with sustainable peaceful floating islands based on voluntary cooperation, to help communities adapt to sea level rise and to promote emergent and self-organized ways of living. The Blue Frontiers podcast is hosted by Nathalie Mezza-Garcia and is edited by Joe Wagner.
Most Recent Episode
The Science of Large Floating Structures: Chien Ming Wang - Episode 07
4 days ago
This episode is about engineering and materials of seasteads. The episode’s guest is Professor Wang Chien Ming. Professor Wang is the Blue Frontiers’ advisor in structural engineering of very large floating structures. In this very entertaining and insightful episode, Professor Wang describes many examples of already existing very large floating structures. Professor Wang and our seavangelesse also speak of the nanomaterials that can make seasteads, such as graphene oxide, one of Professor Wang’s subjects of research, and what implications it would have.
1:14 Very Large Floating Structures
2:00 Stability on seasteads
2:30 Japanese 1 km floating structure
3:55 The s [...]