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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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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

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.

    What is a Quantum Dot?

    What is a Quantum Dot?

    Daniel and Jorge break down the quantum world into tiny dots that have amazing properties.
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    • 46 min
    Daniel answers Listener Questions about diamond rain on Jupiter, travel near the speed of light and the tilt of Uranus.

    Daniel answers Listener Questions about diamond rain on Jupiter, travel near the speed of light and the tilt of Uranus.

    Daniel answers questions from listeners like you! Got questions? Come to Daniel's public office hours: https://sites.uci.edu/daniel/public-office-hours/
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    • 42 min
    Can we see evidence of a previous Universe?

    Can we see evidence of a previous Universe?

    Daniel and Jorge explain Roger Penrose's Conformal Cyclic Cosmology and what it means about the origins of the Universe.
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    • 46 min
    Can we build an invisibility cloak?

    Can we build an invisibility cloak?

    Daniel and guest host Kelly Weinersmith break down the science and science-fiction of invisibility.
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    • 55 min
    Daniel answers Listener Questions about hawking radiation, 5G networks and wireless phone chargers!

    Daniel answers Listener Questions about hawking radiation, 5G networks and wireless phone chargers!

    Daniel answers questions from listeners like you! Got questions? Come to Daniel's public office hours: https://sites.uci.edu/daniel/public-office-hours/
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    • 44 min
    What's a Time Crystal?

    What's a Time Crystal?

    Daniel and guest host Katie Goldin talk about the crazy and real science of time crystals
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    • 50 min

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