Schedule

Making New Worlds is a limited-run, 13-episode podcast. Below is the tentative schedule for episode topics and release dates.

Wednesday, November 8
Episode 00: Trailer

Wednesday, November 15
Episode 01: Why Are We Going? Examining our motivations for settling space

Wednesday, November 22
Episode 02: Who Gets to Go? Selecting a passenger list from a planet of seven billion people

Wednesday, November 29
Episode 03: Who Owns Mars? Property rights in outer space

Wednesday, December 6
Episode 04: Where’s My Money? Labor rights and the economy

Wednesday, December 13
Episode 05: What If Someone Steals My Stuff? Crime and punishment

Wednesday, December 20
Episode 06: Who’s in Charge? Independence and government

Wednesday, December 27
No episode today! Just a call for audience feedback

Wednesday, January 3
Episode 07: What If I Want to Have Kids? Reproductive rights

Wednesday, January 10
Episode 08: What If I Get Sick? Medicine and triage

Wednesday, January 17
Episode 09: What If There’s Already Life on Mars? Planetary protection

Wednesday, January 24
Episode 10: Should We Make Mars More Like Earth? Terraforming and environmental conservation

Wednesday, January 31
Episode 11: Which Way Is Mecca? Religion and culture

Wednesday, February 7
Episode 12: What Do You Think? Audience feedback

Wednesday, February 14
Episode 13: Should We Settle Space?