The Unseen Podcast

This is the unscripted, unedited, open participation, Creative Commons spinoff of the Wow! Signal. What to do you want to talk about?
Recorded: 9 November 2018 Released: 21 November 2018 Duration: 56 minutes, 36 seconds   This is Part 2, continuing abruptly from Episode 100. The editing is a bit amateurish. Panel are Nick Nielsen, Ciro Villa, Mike Bohler, Sam Lichtenstein, and ladies and gentlemen: Mike Mongo! Credits: Host an...
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Recorded: 9 November 2018 Released: 18 November 2018 Duration: 53 minutes, 43 seconds   For the final North American recording session for the Unseen Podcast, host Paul Carr welcomes Nick Nielsen, Ciro Villa, Mike Mongo, Sam Lichtenstein and Mike Bohler.   Credits: Host and Producer: Paul Carr M...
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Recorded: 26 October 2018 Released: 14 November 2018 Duration: 39 Minutes, 29 seconds Paul Carr and Skeptic's Guide to Conspiracy's Mike Bohler talk about the possible gaslighting of Simone Mendez and other real life craziness in part 2 of this special session.   Credits:  Host and Producer: Pau...
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Recorded: 26 October 2018 Released: 10 November 2018 Duration: 52 minutes, 45 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by Nick Nielsen and Skeptic's Guide to Conspiracy's Mike Bohler to talk about conspiracies, accidents, and many other related things. This is Part 1 of two parts.   Credits: Host and ...
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A not quite so short announcement from the producer of the Unseen Podcast and the Wow! Signal. This is for those who have not seen the video. If not currently subscribed to the Wow! signal,we encourage you to do so.   Our Episode Planning Sheet
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Oh Dear, Moon!

The Unseen Podcast 53m 31s

Recorded: 28 September 2018 Released: 30 September 2018 Duration: 53 minutes, 31 seconds   We don't really talk about current events here at the Unseen Podcast, but sometimes a current event inspires a discussion. We are ignoring all the (arguably justified) fuss about Brett Kavanaugh, and inst...
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Recorded: 14 September 2018 Released: 16 September 2016 Duration: 44 minutes 31 seconds   The first (and hopefully, last) solo episode, although this is our second meta episode, following a very unpopular one in 2015.   Links Episode #1 The Unseen Podcast About the Podcast The Back Catalog The E...
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Recorded: 31 August 2018 Released: 9 September 2018 Duration: 44 minutes, 14 seconds Host Paul Carr and panelists Buck Field and Nick Nielsen jam on the theme of what are our models of reality, and what do they mean? Links: sieve of Eratosthenes The Cognitive Structure of Scientific Revolu...
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Recorded: 31 August 2018 Released: 2 September 2018 Duration:42 minutes 16 seconds   Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Buck Field and Nick Nielsen to further extend the discussion about what mathematics really means. Links: Episode 77 with Sam Lichtenstein and Nick Nielsen Proofs that there are ...
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Recorded: 17 August 2018 Released: 19 August 2018 Duration: 97 minutes, 20 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by David Grigg, Nick Nielsen, Mike Bohler, and Sam Lichtenstein to talk about a wide range of cutting edge issues in our Summer non-episode. We started with the recent article by Torres ...
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Released: 18 August 2018   A brief announcement about changes to the podcast format and new destinations for our audio content. Please see unseenpodcast.com for more information.
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Recorded: 27 July 2018 Released: 29 July 2018 Duration: 72 minutes, 2 seconds Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists David Grigg, Nick Nielsen, and Patrick Festa. The cosmic Lyft driver has pulled up to the curb. Where to next? Moon or Mars, and why? Why anything other than birth, copulation, and dea...
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Recorded: 25 May 2018 Released: 26 May 2018 Duration: 74 minutes, 17 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Sam Lichtenstein, Patrick Festa, and Nick Nielsen to talk about the evolution and extinction of human languages.     Links:   List of Endangered Languages   Sapir-Whorf Hypothesi...
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Recorded: 20 April 2018 Released: 21 April 2018 Duration: 88 minutes, 9 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Nick Nielsen and Sam Lichtenstein to talk about - well, just listen (or browse the links).   Links The Insight Podcast by Insitome   Homo Naledi   The Hand of Homo naledi ...
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Episode 89 - XRisk

The Unseen Podcast 1h 31m 57s

Recorded: 6 April 2018 Released: 7 April 2018 Duration: 91 minutes, 56 seconds   Host Paul Carr welomes panelists Gita Jaisinghani, Sam Lichtenstein, Nick Nielsen and Adam Smith to take about a selection of Existential Risks. Topics include: nanotechnology, pandemics, AI, and Climate Change. As ...
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Recorded: 16 February 2018 Released: 17 February 2018 Duration:  85 minutes, 8 seconds Host Paul Carr welcomes special guest Chad Davies of the Scientific Odyssey podcast, and panelists Sam Lichtenstein and Patrick Festa, to talk about the history and philosophy of science.  erratum: at the end,...
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Recorded: 26 January 2018 Released: 27 January 2018 Duration: 104 minutes 39 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by special guest panelist and documentary filmmaker Paul Hildebrandt,  director of The Fight for Space. Joining The two Pauls are Mike Mongo, Jon Eckberg, and Nick Nielsen. We talk abo...
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Recorded: 19 January 2018 Released: 20 January 2018 Duration:126 minutes, 28 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by new panelist Jon Eckberg, and regulars Nick Nielsen, Buck Field, Mike Bohler and Patrick Festa to talk about how the discovery of the interstellar asteroid 'Oumuamua affects the ter...
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  Recorded: 5 January 2018 Released: 6 January 2018 Duration: 97 minutes, 44 seconds   Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Adam Smith, Nick Nielsen, Patrick Festa, and Buck Field to talk about the human return to the moon. It seems to boil down to: yes,, but who's going to pay for it? Maybe th...
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Recorded: 8 December 2017 Released:  Duration: 97 minutes, 32 seconds   Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Nick Nielsen, Sam Lichtenstein, and Patrick Festa to talk about the possible consequences of Active SETI, or METI. Of course, the discussion veers off into religion and just how tasty man fl...
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