Today we interview James Valliant, author of the book “Creating Christ: How Roman Emperors Invented Christianity”.
Today we interview the Spanish physicist Juanma on physics, the role of philosophy in physics and what can be done to improve the state of modern physics.
Today we go over some Quora questions on the universe and Creationism and answer a question from one of our listeners.
It has come to our attention that some of our listeners may not know how to download episodes in mp3 format so that they can listen to them later. This post will help you learn how to do that. If you do not need to know how to do this or already know, then you […]
A discussion of the philosophy of Niels Bohr and some of its influences, such as pragmatism. We will explore these by looking at some Bohr quotes.
Today we discuss some most and least favorite historical figures, discuss the history and future of the show and Ashna discusses her academic background.
We have said that Bohr is irrational. Here we provide some evidence for those claims! We will go over some of them in a future episode. But for now, see what you can make of them. “The very recognition of the limited divisibility of physical processes, symbolized, by the quantum of actions, has justified the […]
To paraphrase what lots of people seem to believe about consensus equalling proof: “My theory is peer-reviewed! So it is true!” That is not proof that it is true. That is simply an appeal to authority. There are many things in peer-reviewed papers that are clearly not true, especially in physics today. Now, I think […]
A discussion of what is wrong with science today. As well as quantum theory, relativity, string theory and more.
Our fourth episode discusses the concept of the “possible” and provides a brief argument for why we do not think artificial intelligence is possible.