This week on the Space Nerds podcast:
SPACE NEWS: (starts at 10:18) Jayne and Jesse recently reported on the sudden dimming of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse, and now scientists believe they can explain the phenomenon. Learn more in an article from Space.com: https://www.space.com/betelgeuse-star-dimming-just-dust.html
FIREFLY: (starts at 20:55) We continue our journey through the Firefly ‘verse with episode 9, Ariel. Simon embraces crime with an elaborate caper to steal medical supplies while simultaneously breaking in to a core planet medical facility to scan River’s brain, and Jayne Cobb betrays the crew in this fantastic episode. We discuss the story development, production value and emotional character moments that make this episode a classic, as well as the extreme creepiness of the blue handed men.
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