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Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe

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A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.
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A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.

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English


Episodes

How Can We Tell The Distance To Stars?

1/17/2019
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Duration:00:36:20

What Is The Most Important Invention In Human History? (ft. Ryan North)

1/15/2019
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We discuss the most fundamentally important inventions in human history. Featuring Ryan North. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:38:57

Listener Questions

1/10/2019
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We answer questions from listeners! The speed of light, the center of the universe and lasers! Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:37:16

What Is A Quantum Computer?

1/8/2019
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What is a quantum computer and how does it work? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:40:18

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

1/3/2019
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Will our lives be affected when the Milky Way collides with Andromeda? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:37:40

Why Is Gravity So Weird?

1/1/2019
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Duration:00:39:36

Is the Universe pixelated?

12/27/2018
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Duration:00:39:36

Are there other Earths out there?

12/25/2018
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How many liveable planets are out there, and can we reach them? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:38:07

Was/Is There Life On Mars?

12/20/2018
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What do we know about life on Mars? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:40:47

What Is String Theory?

12/18/2018
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Duration:00:37:32

Will Physics Ever Explain Everything?

12/13/2018
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Duration:00:37:03

What Is A Dimension And How Many Are There?

12/11/2018
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What's the real meaning of a dimension? Are there more than 3? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:36:29

What is a Neutrino?

12/6/2018
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Explaining the weirdest little particle ever found Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:35:29

How Does a Nuclear Bomb Work?

12/4/2018
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Duration:00:39:23

Is Teleportation Possible?

11/29/2018
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Duration:00:36:16

Is the Universe Random?

11/27/2018
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Duration:00:40:27

Where Did Earth's Water Come From?

11/22/2018
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Young Earth was hot and dry. Where did the oceans come from? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:34:12

The Baby Universe (ft. Katie Mack)

11/20/2018
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What did the Universe look like as a baby? How do we know? Join Daniel and Jorge as they talk with Katie Mack about the early universe, and what they all looked like as babies. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:38:28

Can We Travel Faster Than Light?

11/15/2018
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Why can't we travel faster than light? Can we ever reach the stars? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:38:50

Is Light a Particle or a Wave?

11/13/2018
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What is light made of? A particle, a wave, both, neither? Little puppies? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:40:20