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Science of the Lambs

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Gravitational waves, general relativity, economics...this months episode goes off to some interesting places. Join Danny & Mark as they discuss the 2017 Nobel prize in physics which was awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish, and Kip S. Thorn
If the ground shakes but no one is around to feel it, did North Korea really test a bomb? Danny & Mark talk about monitoring of people in both a global and personal sense, and how our perception of personal data has changed through out the year
Danny & Mark talk about a type of communism based around a centrally planned economy. Yes, we know, we're scientists, not economists! But there are serious scientific challenges we have to face if this type of economy were to ever work.Relevant
Danny & Mark talk about nuclear weapons, and whether or not we should be worried that they exist. (We recorded this show on June 24th, 2017. 10 days later, North Korea tested a new type of missile, claiming they can now hit Alaska with a nuclea
Have you ever picked up the phone and wondered if the person on the other end is real, or just a robot? Well, that type of technology is rapidly becoming a reality, and Danny & Mark talk about the companies that are combating fake voices and...
Danny & Mark discuss technology which has been developed to read closed books, and then wonder if it could be used to read a human's mind.
Danny & Mark discuss how a scientific discovery goes from the lab to appearing in a published paper, and the issues with the current system.
Danny, Mark and special guest Anthony discuss the discovery of the exoplanet Proxima B, and what it means for sending your kids on a long interstellar voyage. (Note: sorry about the poor audio quality half way through this episode. We were havi
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