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.
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.
Our third episode discusses the concept of the universe and some of the philosophical implications of the “Big Bang”.
A look at some Hawking quotes and why he was not a friend of reason. Many of these quotes are typical of many in the field.
Our first episode introduces the show and provides a brief overview of the kinds of issues this show intends to address.