Episode 655: After One Hot Minute

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1y0">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What are some of your Halloween Traditions?<br> <br> On This Day In History for November 17, 2021<br> This is the 321st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 44 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1800, that The United States Congress held its first session in Washington, D.C<br> On November 17, 1820, Captain Nathaniel Palmer became the first American to see Antarctica. (The Palmer Peninsula is later named after him.)<br> It was 74 years ago today, that American scientists John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain observed the basic principles of the transistor, a key element for the electronics revolution of the 20th century<br> Also on November 17, 1970,  The Soviet Union landed Lunokhod 1 on Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) on the Moon. This was the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world and is released by the orbiting Luna 17 spacecraft<br> 48 years ago today, In Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Richard Nixon told 400 Associated Press managing editors “I am not a crook.”<br> Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s tenure as the governor of California began on this date in 2003<br> Also on November 17, 2019, The first known case of COVID-19 was traced to a 55 -year-old man who had visited a market in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> German mathematician and astronomer, August Ferdinand Möbius, born on this date in 1790.<br> Hungarian physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate, Eugene Wigner was born 119 years ago today.<br> Soichiro Honda, Japanese engineer and businessman, co-founded the Honda Motor Company was born on that same date in 1906.<br> Born November 17, 1917, American mathematician Ruth Aaronson Bari.<br> Also born on that same date in 1938,  Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist, Gordon Lightfoot.<br> American director, producer, screenwriter, and actor, Martin Scorsese, born on this date in 1942.<br> Also turning 78 today is American model and actress Lauren Hutton.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> Nov 22 – Tom Posz – (from California, USA)<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for November  17, 2021<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link.<br> <br> News<br> <br> <a href="https://www.livescience.com/kamooalewa-asteroid-moon-fragment">Ferris-wheel-size chunk of the moon is orbiting suspiciously close to Earth | Live Science</a><br> <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/11/world/perseverance-mars-rover-rocks-scn/index.html">NASA’s Perseverance rover scrapes at Martian rock to ‘look at something no one’s ever seen’ – CNN</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://gizmodo.com/this-company-wants-to-launch-satellites-into-orbit-usin-1848031019">Company Wants to Launch Satellites With Huge Centrifugal Slingshot</a><br> <br> Shout out to the chat room<br> Watch us live every Sunday night at 9:30PM ET on Facebook. Go to Join our page and get notified automatically. Join us on the live chat!<br> Thank you Patrons!<br> This show is brought to you by… YOU! Thank you to our Patrons who enable us to keep the show running and bring you special episodes.<br> <br> <br> <br> Alexis Duran<br> Amber Elstad<br> Amy Bowen<br> Avner Braverman<br> <br> <br> Ben Vaughan<br> Brian Brown<br> Chris Mc<br> DanDMan Coyer<br> <br> <br> <br> Dean Jensen<br> Denise Inglis<br> Gary Lindros<br> <br> <br> <br>