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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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    • Science
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

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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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Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Listener Questions 57: Philosophy, Quantum Mechanics and Beta Decay!

    Listener Questions 57: Philosophy, Quantum Mechanics and Beta Decay!

    Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you!
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    • 43 min
    Who was the most influential scientist?

    Who was the most influential scientist?

    Daniel talks to Ananyo Bhattacharya, author of "The Man From the Future" about the life and impact of John von Neumann
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    • 58 min
    What's the electric charge of the Universe?

    What's the electric charge of the Universe?

    Daniel and Katie reveal the shocking truth about the balance between positive and negative particles.
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    • 50 min
    Listener Questions 56: Neutron Stars, Dense matter and shared atmospheres!

    Listener Questions 56: Neutron Stars, Dense matter and shared atmospheres!

    Daniel and Jorge answer questions from listeners like you. Get your questions answered: questions@danielandjorge.com
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    • 41 min
    What mysteries are hiding in the extra-galactic background light?

    What mysteries are hiding in the extra-galactic background light?

    Daniel and Jorge explore the challenges of detecting light from outside the Milky Way, and the secrets it might reveal.
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    • 56 min
    What’s the largest asteroid impact in Earth’s history?

    What’s the largest asteroid impact in Earth’s history?

    Daniel and Kelly review the most cataclysmic impacts in our planet's history.
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Colin Holmes ,

Superb

Love this show. Perfect balance of wit and scientific enlightenment from two engaging hosts. Fascinating and compulsive.
HUA HIN Thailand Colin

BKK Brownie ,

Brilliant

Love this show. Great humour and interesting subjects. More hamster jokes please.

Aussie Craig
in Thailand

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