Steve Hsu is a Professor of Theoretical Physics and Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering at Michigan State University. Join him for wide-ranging conversations with leading writers, scientists, technologists, academics, entrepreneurs, investors, and more.
Richard Lowery: The War for American Universities — #17
Richard Lowery is a professor of finance at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.
Tim Palmer (Oxford): Status and Future of Climate Modeling — #16
Tim Palmer is Royal Society Research Professor in Climate Physics, and a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin Institute.
Kishore Mahbubani: A Nuanced View of Asia & China's Rise — #15
Kishore Mahbubani is Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
Greg Clark: Genetics and Social Mobility — #14
Gregory Clark is Distinguished Professor of Economics at UC-Davis. His areas of research are long-term economic growth, the wealth of nations, economic history, and social mobility.
John Mearsheimer: Great Powers, U.S. Hegemony, and the Rise of China — #13
John Mearsheimer is best known for developing the theory of offensive realism, which describes the interaction between great powers as being primarily driven by the rational desire to achieve regional hegemony.
Theodore A. Postol: Nuclear Weapons, Missile Technology, and U.S. Diplomacy — #12
Theodore A. Postol is professor emeritus of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is widely known as an expert on nuclear weapons and missile technology.
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