Quanta Science Podcast

Listen to Quanta Magazine's in-depth news stories about developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences. Quanta, an editorially independent magazine published by the Simons Foundation, seeks to enhance public understanding of basic research. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 19m. Bisher sind 181 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 9 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 12 hours 1 minute

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Visions of Future Physics


Nima Arkani-Hamed is championing a campaign to build the world’s largest particle collider, even as he pursues a new vision of the laws of nature.


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 2015-09-22  33m
 
 

How the Body’s Trillions of Clocks Keep Time


Cellular clocks are almost everywhere. Clues to how they work are coming from the places that they’re not.


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 2015-09-15  30m
 
 

Einstein’s Parable of Quantum Insanity


Einstein refused to believe in the inherent unpredictability of the world. Is the subatomic world insane, or just subtle?


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 2015-09-10  23m
 
 

A New Design for Cryptography’s Black Box


A two-year-old cryptographic breakthrough has proven difficult to put into practice. But new advances show how near-perfect computer security might be surprisingly close at hand.


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 2015-09-02  24m
 
 

A Life in Games


The mathematician John Horton Conway’s myriad accomplishments — including the Game of Life, sprouts and the surreal numbers — are the product of a mind at play.


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 2015-08-28  33m
 
 

How Mutant Viral Swarms Spread Disease


A new understanding of viral swarms is helping researchers predict how viruses will evolve and where disease is likely to spread.


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 2015-08-25  28m
 
 

A Surprise Source of Life’s Code


A surprise source of life’s code.


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 2015-08-18  34m
 
 

How Life and Luck Changed Earth’s Minerals


How life and luck changed Earth's minerals.


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 2015-08-11  34m
 
 

At Tiny Scales, a Giant Burst on Tree of Life


At tiny scales, a giant burst on tree of life.


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 2015-07-28  19m
 
 

The New Laws of Explosive Networks


How explosive networks form.


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 2015-07-14  21m