Thinkly 09 – Artificial Womb, Flying Cars, and Bills Saving the World

A lot of great content this week, including a premature sheep carried to term in a laboratory bag-and-hose womb, tech companies racing to put out the first production-grade flying car, and an archeological find in California that tentatively suggests proto-human activity in North America tens of thousands of years before we were supposed to be here. … Continue reading Thinkly 09 – Artificial Womb, Flying Cars, and Bills Saving the World

Thinkly 08 – Cassini, The Last Jedi, and Polygon Perspectives

NASA's probe exploring Saturn has found chemicals evidencing a life-friendly environment on one of its moons. But in a galaxy far, far away, fans at Star Wars Celebration were treated to the first trailer for the next film in the series. Finally a short clip about how video games are made got Luke and Zander … Continue reading Thinkly 08 – Cassini, The Last Jedi, and Polygon Perspectives

Thinkly 07 – Star Wars, Period Pieces, and Evolutionary Purposes of Art

Did you know a recent discovery in British Columbia could rewrite theories on early Native American migration routes? Humans living in Canada while mammoths and saber tooth cats still roamed the earth! Speaking of, time to get excited about the ancient cultures and crazy creatures at Star Wars Celebration and the 40th anniversary of the … Continue reading Thinkly 07 – Star Wars, Period Pieces, and Evolutionary Purposes of Art

Thinkly 06 – Event Horizon, Rick & Morty, and Shakespearean Secrets

Ever wondered if a black hole really looks like the images in science fiction movies? Well the Event Horizon Telescope aims to find out. Also, Rick & Morty season 3 premiered on April Fools Day fooling everyone. Lastly we talk to Shakespeare expert Isabel Smith-Bernstein, graduate student at CU Boulder, about a mysterious notebook in a … Continue reading Thinkly 06 – Event Horizon, Rick & Morty, and Shakespearean Secrets