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Episode 439 up and at ya!
This week after music to get the ball rolling I start with the first story of the afternoon – another story in the Human Hunter series by David Scholes. This week “Clash at the British Facility”.
From the BMU blog wrfrbeameup.blogspot.com, I review The Maze Runner
which pretty much tells you all you need and I talk a bit about a new quantum paper that suggests that the Universe has always been here?!!!
And for the last story of the day is the conclusion of Mimsey were the
Hi, welcome to episode 438 of Beam Me Up. This week, something
slightly different. I had several pieces of stories that by all rights should have played this month. But things being a being as they may, I am catching up on them all.
First off, we have the latest episode in Michael Juby’s Squeek Squeek
series which takes up multi – generational star ships, but with a twist.
Then, from the blog we have an excellent article on quantum spin, this one will spin your brain sideways!
Next up is Jason Kahn’s In Plain View episode 32. I don’t know about
you but I am treasuring each of these episodes.
I review Elfin Lied anime series.
I am forever looking for the short films on YouTube. This episode is no exception. I found simply enough a short called Portal. it is short but very entertaining.
I close with pt3 of Mimsy Were The Borogroves.
This and more. Enjoy!
Welcome to Beam Me Up – episode 437.
Pretty well grounded episode this week.
After the opening monologue, I open with a great anime musical piece, Nobody knows.
Before the first story of the afternoon, I switch gears and read a short article from Kallamis that if you like the Darwins or the more recent “Here is your sign” then you can understand his dismay and frustration even while laughing.
The first story for the afternoon is a funny little tale called “My New Roommate” from a new writer for BMU Russ Bickerstaff.
From the blog, NASA’s Dawn is closing in on it’s second half of its asteroid mission by visiting the most massive body in the asteroid belt.
EU’s Beagle 2 lander which has been missing for better than 10 years may have been found.
I found an awesome youtube video on quantum mechanics. I have the link but it was a bit long for this weekend’s program.
Finally, I play part two of Mimsy Were the Borogoves read by CrystalWizard.
And that’s it. I hope you enjoy the program.
This week in Beam Me Up episode 436 is the beginning of MIMSY WERE THE BOROGOVES by Lewis Padgett and read by (we were so lucky to have her) CrystalWizard.
But before part one of Mimsy were the Borogoves, I take a trip to the podcast.
An alarm aboard the ISS forces evacuation….
An asteroid is due to make a close pass….
Kepler Space Telescope had found a record breaking earthlike planets
I post a film of a static test of the RS-25 rocket engine that will be the main engine for the sls heavy lift system.
Eight people who need an idiot sign. I mean REALLY need a sign…
2015 is the year that Back to the Future and Marty’s Hoverboard. Here are 6 reasons why you would hate one!
And finally CrystalWizard reads Mimsy were the Borogoves
After my opening for this week’s episode (435) I spend a moment memorializing Jason Kahn who passed away 12/16/14 after a long illness.
Next – the first story of the afternoon is Venus or Bust pt2 by Alec Jones
From the Blog wrfrbeameup.blogspot.com
A fake tweet from NASA and a planetary alignment might make you feel lighter?
2015 is an auspicious year for Back to the Future, how much did they get right and how much was plain misses.
Some people have way too much time on their hands and way too many legos!
SpaceX is another step closer to crew transport.
Finally this episode ends with part two of Margaret Karmazin’s Sound Effects.
Hey Hey! Episode 434 of Beam Me Up is on the way….corny I know but it IS the season…..
So to keep is short and sweet:
I play a track from Season Geekings, by John Anealio, called Winter’s Day
Stories this week are –
The Little Helper by Kat Otis is the first for the afternoon
I close with episode 31 of the Dark Inspectre series.
Review of the live action movie Kite –
The Curiosity rover finds unexpected Methane spikes
I read a listener supplied review of “Future Diary”
After my opening comments this week (ep:433) I play the closing theme for the anime series “is this a zombie?” FYI this series is a keeper. Even though it is a fan service/harem series, it will run you through the gamete of emotions which is no mean feat.
Next is part 1 of Sound Effect by Margret Karmazin
From the blog: I speak about a strange short film called Time Trap, start to finish, you are never sure exactly what is going on.
The anime short HAL is as different from Time Trap as you can get! A truly poignant slice of life that will flip you on your head.
Kallimus once again joins the fray this week planting his feet firmly on the neck of Adult swim!
Next with tongue firmly planted in cheek, proof that the Earth is flat!
How about the world’s largest largest solar power generation facility?
Could new research prove Neanderthals were a distinct species?!
And finally Venus or bust part one
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My opening comments to Beam Me Up episode 432 drift off into a review
of The Xmen Days of Future Past The first story for the afternoon is a short strange tale by Deborah Walker called Sibyl. A deceptively different “time travel” tale.
From the blog: Meebles sends in an article about a “working” hoverboard. ESA’s spacecraft comet landing of Rosetta’s landing craft.
Next, could AIs becoming a problem for humanity.
Jupiter’s great red spot is something much more complicated than once figured.
Our final tale is Kurt Vonnegut Jr’s 2br02b a story about a perfect world that harbors one uncomfortable fact.
I open with are review of the science fiction movie Snow Piercer I also note that Chris Hadfield’s version of David Bowie’s Space
Oddity is back on YouTube thanks to the man himself!
First story of the weekend is Episode 30 of the Dark Inspectre Jason Kahn.
From the BMU log:
You can win a ride into space for free! Most stars may not be in a home galaxy… The ISS almost had a close encounter with some space trash. How about an astronomy first? The first ever pictures of a proto, planetary system. And the universe may have started out of nothing?
Final Story Wizard’s Bane ch5 pt1 by CrystalWizard
That’s it! Enjoy
Yep, it is episode 430 of Beam Me Up on a cold and decidedly winterish weekend in Maine.
After my opening comments I play one of the opening pieces of music for the animated series RWBY called This will be the Day by Jeff Williams featuring Casey Lee Williams.
I follow this music with part two of the series Squeak Squeak by Michael Juby.
From the BMU blog I mention the Virgin Galactic space plane failure.
Jarad sends me a couple of links to two extremely well made short films ABE and the other is Blinky. These two are so well made as to be big screen quality. Or how about the TSA agent who confiscated a toy ray-gun belt buckle… John Anealio has a new Halloween themed album out.
The last story for the week is David Scholes Human Hunter – The British facility.
That’s it for the weekend. Enjoy!