The New Screen Savers

TNSS 93: 7 New Earth-Like Planets Discovered

February 25, 2017105 min
Leo Laporte and guest host Iain Thomson talk with Nick Sullivan, the Head of Crypto at Cloudflare, about a bug that was discovered in Cloudflare's software which leaked private information. NASA and European Astronomers discovered 7 Earth-sized planets, a few of which are in the "Goldilocks Zone" meaning they could possibly host life. Vladimir Airapetian, an Astrophysicist from NASA Goddard, joins us to explain the implications of this discovery and the possibilities. Bryan Burnett met up with Nathan Olivarez-Giles at the Nintendo Switch preview event in San Francisco. They report back with their hopes and fears for the upcoming console. Dale Baskin is back from DPReview to talk about all the excitement around Panasonic's new GH5 micro-four-thirds camera. We have an all-new "Game of Geeks" with the sounds of tech. Father Robert Ballecer hosts while Iain, Jason Calacanis, and Leo compete for the crown. And we answer a fan question in Call for Help.
Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson
Guests: Nick Sullivan, Dale Baskin, Vladimir Airapetian, Bryan Burnett, Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, Jason Calacanis, and Megan Morrone
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