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Little Atoms Road Trip 12 – Leonard Susskind

July 8, 2012

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In this Road Trip podcast, Neil Denny pays a visit to Leonard Susskind in Palo Alto, California. Leonard Susskind has been the Felix Bloch Professor in theoretical physics at Stanford University since 1978. He is a member of the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes including the […]

Little Atoms Road Trip 10 – The BEYOND Center

June 26, 2012

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In this episode, Neil pays a visit to the BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. BEYOND is a pioneering center devoted to investigating the big questions of science and philosophy. Things like how the universe came to exist, where the laws of nature came from, how life began. The center is […]

Little Atoms Road Trip 07 – Sean Carroll

June 15, 2012

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In this episode, Neil visits the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, and talks to theoretical physicist Sean Carroll. Sean Carroll has written papers on Dark Energy, Dark Matter, the physics of extra dimensions and alternative theories of gravity. He is also one of the founders of the group blog cosmicvariance, named one of the five top science […]