The Wow! Signal Podcast
About This Show
The Wow! Signal Podcast is the voice is 21st Century's search for the question to the answer of Life, the Universe and Everything. The podcast is a heady mix of interviews with bleeding edge thinkers, writers, and investigators.
Most Recent Episode
Burst 30 - The Gaia DR2 Release and Boyajian's Star
Released: 24 April 2018 Duration: 10 minutes, 1 second Paul Carr talks about today's much more accurate distance estimate to Boyajian's Star from Gaia Data Release 2, and what, if anything, this rules out. Links: Clemens+ (2018) - Proper Motion of the Faint Star near KIC 8462852 (Boyajian's Star) - Not a Binary System Boyajian+ (2015) - Where's the Flux? Interview with Brad Schaefer Ben Montet Makes a Star Weirder Castelaz and Barker (2018) - KIC 8462852: Maria Mitchell Observatory Photographic Photometry 1922 to 1991 Gaia DR2 Credits: Host and Producer: Paul Carr Music: Jason Robinson
Rated 5 out of
I love it that the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is gaining scientific respect and beginning to be discussed in a responsible and skeptical way.
Date published: 2013-11-20