Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder... more
I talk with historian Benjamin Breen about Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and their involvement with psychedelics.
I talk with physicist/biologist Chris Adami about how to use information theory to understand biology.
Monthly Ask Me Anything episode.
I talk with sociologist John Skrentny about how the post-graduation careers of STEM majors aren't generally what they were led... more
I talk with planetary scientist Sabine Stanley about how we know what's inside planets in the Solar System and elsewhere.
I talk with physicist Chris Quigg about how the Standard Model of particle physics came to be.
I talk with philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel about how and why the universe seems irreducibly weird to us.
I talk with nuclear astrophysicist Sanjana Curtis about the origin of the chemical elements.
Talking about liquid brains and other novel architectures.
A holiday reflection on the physics and humanity of living forever.