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The Titanium Physicists Podcast Dr. Ben Tippett and his team of physicists believe that anyone can understand physics. Black Holes! Lightning! Coronal Mass Ejections! Quantum Mechanics! Fortnightly, they explain a topic from advanced physics, using explanations, experiments and fun metaphors to a non-physicist guest.
Episode 85: Decoherence Not Incoherence 2020-01-31 22:27:14 Our Guest Today is Ted Leo, of "Ted Leo and the Pharmacists" Fame.
Our experts today are Dr. Danica Marsden and Dr. Stephanie Simmons.
Our topic is QUANTUM COHERENCE and DECOHERENCE: how a quantum superposition will not stay that way forever. The Environment will start asking it questions until our system loses coherence. 1 hour, 23 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode 84: Super Stars Look Like Zebras 2019-12-31 21:26:35 The topic of this Episode is O-type stars, the biggest, brightest stars in the universe! Astrophysicists Dr. Benjamin Brown and Hannalore Gerling-Dunsmore break it all down for our guest Ryan North (of Dinosaur Comics, and Squirrel Girl). 1 hour, 43 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode 83: Feeling Feeble WIMPS and Axions 2019-11-29 23:26:56 Today's guest is a marvel! It's the host of the Drabblecast: Norm Sherman!
Norm joins Dr. Ken Clark and Dr. Katelin Schutz, experts in dark matters.
today we talk about dark matter candidates: our best guesses for what is causing the crush we feel but cannot see. 1 hour, 7 minutes, 43 seconds
Episode 82: Snowing Diamonds 2019-10-31 21:53:41 Andray Domise joins Dr. Sabine Stanley from Johns Hopkins University and Erin Wenckstern from the Weather Network to learn about NEPTUNE! Home to the fastest winds in the solar system, where it rains diamonds, and mysterious "superionic water," the ice giant slowly trudges around its orbit, the farthest planet from the sun! 1 hour, 32 minutes, 36 seconds
Episode 81: LISA the Giant Tumbling Space Triangle 2019-09-29 21:56:42 Humorist and Podcaster Benjamin Ahr Harrison (Greatest Generation, Friendly Fire) Join me and Dr. Joey Shapiro Key and Dr. Jocelyn Read to talk about THE NEXT GENERATION of gravitational wave detectors: LISA (the Giant Tumbling Space Triangle) and NANOGRAV our pulsar timing array system! 1 hour, 18 minutes, 31 seconds
Episode 80: Picturing the Bach Hole 2019-08-20 22:46:37 Adal Rifai from "Hello From the Magic Tavern" joins us to talk about the first PHOTOGRAPH of a black hole by the Event Horizon Telescope. Our guide through this amazing story are Dr. Leo Stein and Dr. Katie Bouman. We learn the basics of Black holes, and the interferometry performed by the Event Horizon Telescope, and then about the complicated image processing which needed to be done to interpret all of that amazing, messy data! 1 hour, 34 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode 79: MiniBooNE or Giant Curse 2019-03-10 17:33:43 Particle physicists Dr Erica Caden and Dr. Ken Clark are my physicists today. Our guest today is Author, musician, composer and novelist Cecil Castellucci. Today we're talking about the MinniBooNE experiment and the possibility of Sterile Neutrinos. 1 hour, 2 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode 78 The Heat Death of The Universe 2018-09-09 17:00:32 Dr. Katie Mack and Dr. Robert McNees team up to explain the heat death of the universe to Award Winning Author Ken Liu.
listen past the closing song for more fun. 1 hour, 14 minutes, 59 seconds
Episode 77: Disruptive Feedback 2018-02-18 21:05:26 A supermassive blackhole at the centre of a galaxy can cause the gas that falls into it to glow SO BRIGHT that it stops the creation of new stars. What? How?
it's called a quasar. It's called an Active Galactic Nucleus. It's called a good time.
Courtney Brooke Davis is here to ask the questions!
Dr. Victoria Scowcroft and Dr. Carolin Villforth are here to give the answers!
and I'm here to talk about pudding. 55 minutes, 44 seconds
Episode 76: All that Glitters 2017-12-17 22:59:21 NEUTRON STARS SMASH TOGETHER IN SPACE!
Announcing the return of the A Team!
Jocelyn Read! David Tsang!
joining us today the comedian Charlie Demers!
This episode is gold.
specifically, it's about neutrons stars MASHING TOGETHER in the depths of space! 1 hour, 9 minutes
Making Amends What makes a true apology? What does it mean to make amends for past mistakes? This hour, TED speakers explore how repairing the wrongs of the past is the first step toward healing for the future. Guests include historian and preservationist Brent Leggs, law professor Martha Minow, librarian Dawn Wacek, and playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler).
#565 The Great Wide Indoors We're all spending a bit more time indoors this summer than we probably figured. But did you ever stop to think about why the places we live and work as designed the way they are? And how they could be designed better? We're talking with Emily Anthes about her new book "The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of how Buildings Shape our Behavior, Health and Happiness".
The Third. A TED Talk. Jad gives a TED talk about his life as a journalist and how Radiolab has evolved over the years. Here's how TED described it:How do you end a story? Host of Radiolab Jad Abumrad tells how his search for an answer led him home to the mountains of Tennessee, where he met an unexpected teacher: Dolly Parton.Jad Nicholas Abumrad is a Lebanese-American radio host, composer and producer. He is the founder of the syndicated public radio program Radiolab, which is broadcast on over 600 radio stations nationwide and is downloaded more than 120 million times a year as a podcast. He also created More Perfect, a podcast that tells the stories behind the Supreme Court's most famous decisions. And most recently, Dolly Parton's America, a nine-episode podcast exploring the life and times of the iconic country music star. Abumrad has received three Peabody Awards and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011.