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Conversations from the worlds of science and art, with A Capella Science creator Tim Blais.

Conversations from the worlds of science and art, with A Capella Science creator Tim Blais.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Conversations from the worlds of science and art, with A Capella Science creator Tim Blais.

Language:

English


Episodes

4 - Nanobots And Creativity | David Leigh

9/10/2018
A talk with David Leigh, Chair of Chemistry at Manchester University, about molecular nanobots, telling compelling stories and straddling the creative science/art line.

Duration:01:11:48

3 - Physics Conundrums And The Big Picture | Sean Carroll

7/21/2017
This has got to be one of my all-time favourite conversations. CalTech cosmologist Sean Carroll and I sat down over Skype and spent an hour chewing through some of the deepest questions of physics.. and then some! Things like.. Why does time run forward? Is matter fundamentally made of particles or waves? (Hint: It's waves. Waving fields, like stretched rubber sheets.) How can we understand the bizarre symmetries of the nuclear forces? What's the right interpretation of quantum mechanics,...

Duration:01:07:09

2 - Dino Birds And The Fitness Of Free Choice | Richard Prum

5/6/2017
Tim talks to Richard Prum, William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology at Yale, about dinosaur-to-bird evolution, the origins of beauty, sexual violence in ducks and how to avoid scientific stagnation.

Duration:00:57:04

1 - The Flavour Of The Universe | Jaymie Matthews

4/27/2017
Tim talks to Prof. Jaymie Matthews, UBC astrophysicist, about humming stars, freakishly dark exoplanets and why we shouldn't be too bummed to be only 3% of the universe.

Duration:01:17:09