Podcast: Boxey’s Shadow | Tower of Technobabble

Podcast: Boxey’s Shadow

The repeater revamps the sound effects desk for everyone’s benefit, we talk about space, far-flung planets and plunging skydivers, and finally get to the bottom of a battlestar galactica mystery that has plagued a member of the technobabble team for decades.

Show Notes:

Space!
• Space jump – at peak, set a record of 8 million viewers on YouTube
http://www.dailydot.com/news/felix-baumgartner-space-jump-live-stream-record/

• Scientists discover Earth like planet (size-wise, anyway) in alpha centauri system
http://io9.com/5952357/scientists-discover-a-planet-in-alpha-centauri-the-star-system-nearest-earth
(it would still take more than 40 years to get there, currently, though – http://io9.com/5952827/how-will-humans-get-to-alpha-centauri)

• NASA uses the film Armageddon in it’s management training program (there are 168 errors)
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/01/nasa-uses-the-movie-armageddon-in-their-management-training-program/

Packin in the Galatica Geek Hole one last time!
Battlestar Galactica: War of the Gods part 1 and 2
http://en.battlestarwiki.org/wiki/War_of_the_Gods,_Part_I
http://en.battlestarwiki.org/wiki/War_of_the_Gods,_Part_II

Don’t Wet ‘Em … Don’t Wet ‘Em….

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