Data from a telescope mounted to 747 indicates water on the Moon, Kate Rubins votes from low Earth orbit – but it’s a complicated and detailed process to record her ballot legally and Osiris-REx tags asteroid Bennu.
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Carlos Pedraza beams in for A Trekzone Conversation to bring us up to speed on the latest developments with the so called Star Trek fan production Axanar. It turns out Alec is breaching his settlement with CBS with pretty much everything he’s doing.
Royal Mail in the UK have released Star Trek stamps, Kurtzman talks Discovery season four and McMahan talks Lower Decks season two. It’s Trekzone’s bite size news podcast – The News!
Several countries sign on to NASA’s Artemis Accords, a new study suggests the moon helped Earth survive the sun’s teenage years and a very close call for two bits of space junk over Antarctica.
As Network 10 holds it’s annual upfronts, confirming Paramount+ for down under, Kurtzman speaks with SFX magazine for Discovery’s return – detailing his hopes for the film franchise to return to continuity with TV. Plus, details of Virtual Trek Con 2 happening now and STLV becomes The 55-Year Mission back at the Rio but in August next year.
NASA preps Osiris-REx to land on an asteroid, super habitable exoplanets postulated and Dr Brad and his team discover the closest star to be gobbled up by a black hole. Those stories – plus the headlines – on this edition of Talkin’ Science.
Southern Launch Australia is one of a bunch of companies pioneering the Aussie Space Industry and they’re gearing up for a massive 2021. Launch director Alexander Linossier joins Matt for a chat about what the future holds for this Aussie company.
A virtual panel overnight for NYCC has revealed the lead of “Nick Trek” – aka Prodigy. Kate Mulgrew returns to the franchise as Kathryn Janeway, notably a Captain… but is that just the role she made famous? We’re also covering the season finale of Lower Decks, in spectacular fashion, and a Trekkie-themed Joe Biden event coming up…
Former Marvel author Glenn Dakin has penned a new booked called The Quibble with Tribbles: A Star Trek Nerd Search. The aim is to spot the continuity errors in our favourite Original Series scenes!
In the news this week, Jonathan Frakes is interviewed by Trekmovie and provides some details on Strange New Worlds, Discovery’s third season and a musical Short Trek? Plus info on Trek IV and Destination Star Trek London.
A few weeks ago, Lee joined us for a chat about Lower Decks, the latest series in the Star Trek franchise. He wasn’t a massive fan of the characters and really wanted to see some changes. Coincidentally, those changes were coming and in the weeks proceeding our episodes the show turned a corner for him.
It’s Tuesday September 29 2020. This is Talkin’ Science. Detailed images emerge of M-87’s heart, a supermassive black hole, Artemis is on track for a return to the moon according to NASA and analysing archive data pays off for researchers… finding three salt water lakes on Mars.
This week we bring you the Emmy’s Nod for Rene and D.C. Fontana, Patrick Stewart & Mark Hamill’s Uber Eats commercial, details of Star Trek Tarot cards and give a shout out to Aaron Vanderkley’s latest work.
It’s Talkin’ Science – back where it belongs on Tuesdays!
Netflix has finally updated their series page for Discovery, confirming an October 16 release. Meanwhile Picard won an Emmy for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup.
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