world of weird things podcast: ultimate doomsday prepping

Just because the universe is dying doesn’t mean you and your civilization have to die with it, at least not if you’re ready to go stellar grave robbing.

doomsday singularity

Well, folks, that’s all for the universe as we know it. Cold, dark, and filled with disintegrating stellar corpses. But your civilization is still around. What do you do? Where do you go as the cosmos itself dies? Believe it or not, your best bet is to head towards the nearest remnant of a dead star, and the more exotic the better. That’s where you can find steady sources of energy, and with them, options for how to continue your existence. How will you harness that energy? And how could you use it to survive the end of everything? We’re about to prep for the end of days. Literally.

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Articles covered or touched on in this episode…

The Dark Monsters Who Will Inherit Our Universe
What Alcohol Can Tell Us About The Fate Of The Universe
Why Black Holes Have Magnetic Storms Like Stars
Right Round, Like A Black Hole Baby, Right Round…
Why Falling Into Black Holes Is So Complicated
Finding Aliens By The Black Holes They Make?
Spaceships, Now With Black Hole Reactors?
Are Monster Black Holes On An Entropy Frenzy?
A Billion Solar Masses Of Nothing
Searching For The Biggest Stars In The Cosmos

Related articles and further reading…

And Now For Something Surprisingly Simpler
The Birth Of A Supermassive Monster, Revisited
Replicating Hawking Radiation In The Lab
Why We Won’t Build A Dyson Sphere Soon
Can You Really Fall Into A Black Hole? Or, Fun With Time Dilation
If An Astronaut Falls Into A Black Hole, Will He Turn Into Quantum Fuzz?

Intro/outro by Absolute Valentine, courtesy of Lazerdiscs Records

# podcast // astrophysics / black holes / cosmology / entropy / universe


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