12 episodes

Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat Achilles in a race? Voiced by comedian David Mitchell, these fast-paced animations explain six famous thought experiments, from the ancient Greeks to Albert Einstein, that have changed the way we see the world. Subjects as vast as time travel, infinity, quantum mechanics and artificial intelligence, are squeezed into 60-second clips that will tickle your funny bone and blow your mind.

60-Second Adventures in Thought - for iPod/iPhone The Open University

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    • 4.4, 229 Ratings

Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat Achilles in a race? Voiced by comedian David Mitchell, these fast-paced animations explain six famous thought experiments, from the ancient Greeks to Albert Einstein, that have changed the way we see the world. Subjects as vast as time travel, infinity, quantum mechanics and artificial intelligence, are squeezed into 60-second clips that will tickle your funny bone and blow your mind.

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4.4 out of 5
229 Ratings

229 Ratings

Couatl ,

These are fun!

Love it! Finished the philosophy ones; can't wait to view the Econ ones. Make more!!!

DragonMama2012 ,

More please!!!

These are awesome please make more!

KPonce ,

These are great!

My 13 year old has asked me before about Schrōdinger's cat. I have tried to explain it and he didn't get it. I showed this to him and I could see the light bulb go off in his brain. These are great!

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