The Madeleine Brand Show for October 28, 2011

Awesome/Not awesome with Luke Burbank

NASA/photo by Alan L. Bean

Apollo 12 moon landing, 1969. NASA would like to return one day to study what was left behind.

Luke Burbank is back for this weekly segment Awesome/Not awesome. He'll talk about Google's $30 million challenge to get to the moon in two years, and why NASA is interested in studying space feces. Also, Luke dishes on the Commercial Felony Streaming Act, a proposal to ban people from posting their own versions of copyrighted songs on YouTube. And he explains the case of a Philadelphia-area couple who lost custody of their children after naming them "Adolf Hitler" and "Aryan Nation."

Guest

Luke Burbank, hosts of the podcast "Too Beautiful to Live," a regular guest on the show.


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