42: Life, The Universe, And Everything


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Things we talk about in this episode:

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Amazon affiliate link)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide Wiki

42, the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything

Fermi Problems

The Drake Equation

Carl Sagan


Jill Tarter

The Arecibo Telescope

The Arecibo Message

The University of York’s Astrocampus

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