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Leave Mars for the Martians

By Inverse

Steve sits down with Vanderbilt astronomy professor David Weintraub to discuss the moral ethics surrounding humanity’s trip to Mars.Question Include: Should we go to Mars? When will we get to Mars? Is there life on Mars? How will we impact possible life on Mars? What is panspermia? Are humans descendants of Martians? Why protect microbial life? Why are we so obsessed with Mars? Will the discovery of extraterrestrial life have an impact on religion? Can people survive on Mars? Can someone be banned from going to Mars? Who gets to go to Mars? Follow ‘I Need My Space’ on Social Media:Twitter: @INeedMySpacePodInstagram: @INeedMySpacePodFB Group: I Need My Space PodTo continue the conversation from this episode, use the hashtag #INeedMySpaceYou can find David’s books here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/David-A.-Weintraub/e/B001IXMCF4 About Inverse:Inverse sparks curiosity about the future. We explore the science of anything, innovations that shape tomorrow, and ideas that stretch our minds. Our goal is to motivate the next generation to build a better world.Credits:‘I Need My Space’ is an Inverse production hosted by Rae Paoletta and Steve Ward, produced by Sam Riddell, and executive produced by Hannah Margaret Allen. Our intro and outro music was created by Andrew Olivares. Rae: @payoletter Steve: @stevejohnhenrywAndrew: https://soundcloud.com/andrewoOther Topics Discussed Include: The Mars Trilogy (Kim Stanley Robinson)Hashtags to Include in Metadata: Science, Space, Space Questions, Steve Ward, Rae Paoletta, Inverse, Inverse.com, Swapna Krishna, Aliens, SpaceX, Dope Space Pics, Space Travel, NASA, Astronauts in Space, UFOs, Mars, Earth, Alien

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