Author: John Michael Godier

Event Horizon speaks with Avi Loeb about ‘Oumuamua

Event Horizon speaks with Avi Loeb about ‘Oumuamua

The first interstellar object, named ‘Oumuamua, was discovered in October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii. The object is of unknown origin and could be a comet or asteroid. However according to a recent paper by Dr. Avi Loeb of Harvard University and Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, it may possibly be an artificial alien light sail. We spoke to Dr. Loeb about that paper.


Episode 6: Isaac Arthur (Part 1)

Episode 6: Isaac Arthur (Part 1)

John is joined by an old friend and physicist Isaac Arthur. A keen futurist, Isaac is notably known for hosting “Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur”.

John and Isaac discuss humanity’s future with technologies such as Dyson Spheres, artificial intelligence, life extension, they also delve into the Fermi Paradox, space colonization, and more. This is part one of an in depth conversation that will conclude later next month.


Episode 5: Dr. Steve Brusatte

Episode 5: Dr. Steve Brusatte

John is joined by Paleontologist Dr. Steve Brusatte, they journey back to a world of dinosaurs from when the Dinosaurs were the beneficiaries of the Permian mass extinction event caused by volcanic eruptions at the beginning of the Triassic period – then into the dominant array of species everyone recognizes today, T. Rex, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and the Utah Raptor. They discuss the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, when thousands of Dinosaur species thrived, and feathered dinosaurs, the prehistoric ancestors of modern birds, emerged. The story continues to the end of the Cretaceous period.


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