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.


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


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.


 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.


 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?


 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.


 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.


 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.


 2015-08-25  28m

A Surprise Source of Life’s Code

A surprise source of life’s code.


 2015-08-18  34m

How Life and Luck Changed Earth’s Minerals

How life and luck changed Earth's minerals.


 2015-08-11  34m

At Tiny Scales, a Giant Burst on Tree of Life

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


 2015-07-28  19m

The New Laws of Explosive Networks

How explosive networks form.


 2015-07-14  21m