Moving to Mars with Marshall Brain

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In 2017, Elon Musk laid out plans to build a permanent colony on Mars -- one with at least a million human inhabitants. What would this colony look like? How would it work? Most importantly, could we use a Martian colony as an opportunity to improve on the socioeconomic practices of Earth? To find these answers, Ben, Matt and Noel went to the smartest guy they know: Marshall Brain, the founder of HowStuffWorks and author of "Imagining Elon Musk's Million-Person Mars Colony."

Topics in this Podcast: Noel Brown, colony, Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, space, howstuffworks, Mars, ben bowlin, Matt Frederick, Space Exploration, conspiracy, conspiracystuff