Technoptimist Radio 1/5/22: The plans to generate electricity on the moon

Join Teresa Carey as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s biggest problems. In today’s show, Teresa covers how scientists are generating electricity on the moon, autonomous sailing drones, and gene editing.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:

The plans to generate electricity on the moon
Floating drones mine carbon data in the Gulf Stream
This drone footage from inside a hurricane is wild
Gene editing could spare countless animals by creating single-sex litters
CRISPR could save billions of baby chicks before they hatch
Why this scientist wants to grow fish on the moon

About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at, where she covers genetics and the environment. She is also a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a NatGeo Explorer. In addition to Freethink her work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more. Find her on twitter @teresa_carey