144 episodes

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.

    4 ways physics could end the world

    4 ways physics could end the world

    What would happen if....

    Gravity turned off for 3 seconds

    The earth started rotating the other way

    All electrons within 1 light year suddenly disappeared

    Our sun shut off for 2 weeks


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    • 55 min
    Is Betelgeuse about to explode?

    Is Betelgeuse about to explode?

    Betelgeuse appears to be dimming. Is it about to explode?
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    • 48 min
    Why can quarks never be alone?

    Why can quarks never be alone?

    Can quarks ever be free?
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    • 49 min
    Is space filled with junk?

    Is space filled with junk?

    Is space mostly empty or full of junk?
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    • 45 min
    Why is the universe inflating?

    Why is the universe inflating?

    Learn about cosmic inflation with Daniel and Jorge
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    • 53 min
    What will the new space telescope reveal?

    What will the new space telescope reveal?

    Daniel and Jorge discuss the James Webb Space Telescope
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    • 46 min

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