Episode 44

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10th Feb 2022

Thick Atmosphere: Life

This week we're imagining the life on a thick atmosphere world. We talk echolocation, cascadian black metal music, vision priorities, bat worship, acoustemology, singing dream sentinels.

HOSTED by Dr. Moiya McTier (@GoAstroMo), astrophysicist and folklorist

GUESTS

  1. Dr. Kristen Lear is a bat conservationist, If/Then Ambassador, and National Geographic explorer! You can follower her on twitter at @BatsforLife and read about her Agave Restoration work with Bat Conservation International her website.
  2. Future Dr. Laina Dawes is an ethnomusicologist and heavy metal fan. She wrote the book What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal. Follow her on twitter at @Lainad and check out her blog.

MIDBREAK

- Get 10% off your order from Inked Gaming at inkedgaming.com/exolore!

- Check out my new show for PBS Digital Studios, Fate and Fabled!

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CREDITS

- Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

- Cover art: Stephen J. Reisig, http://stephenjreisig.com/

- Editing: Mischa Stanton, https://www.mischastanton.com/ 

- Transcript by Iesir Moss

ABOUT US

Have you ever wished you could travel to a different world? Exolore can help with that! In each episode, astrophysicist/folklorist Moiya McTier explores fictional worlds by building them with a panel of expert guests, interviewing professional worldbuilders, or reviewing the merits of worlds that have already been built. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll gain an appreciation for how special our planet really is.

Exolore is a member of Multitude Productions, an independent podcast collective and production studio.

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About the Podcast

Exolore: facts-based fictional worldbuilding
Have you ever wondered what life would be like on a planet different from our own, or how writers create your favorite fictional worlds? Well, wonder no more because we have the facts for you! Every other week, astrophysicist/folklorist Moiya McTier explores fictional worlds by building them with a panel of expert guests, interviewing professional worldbuilders, or reviewing the merits of worlds that have already been built. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll gain an appreciation for how special our planet really is.
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