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Physical Attraction

The show that tries to explain issues in physics, science, and technology - from the birth of stars to the end of the world.

Tracks

Cosmology II: Starting From Nothing 24:45 06/21/2021
Cosmology, Episode I: In The Beginning 23:49 06/15/2021
Climate 201: Discourses of Climate Delay II 43:23 06/07/2021
Climate 201: Discourses of Delay, p1 46:01 05/31/2021
Why Should We Listen to Scientists? 16:43 05/11/2021
Machine Learning and AI vs. Climate Change 38:03 05/04/2021
Attack of the 50ft Blockchain, with David Gerard 91:01 04/27/2021
Thermonuclear Takes: The Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Rant 88:52 04/20/2021
Climate 201: Energy Efficiency IV: Jevons' Paradox, and Conclusion. 38:39 04/13/2021
Climate 201: Energy Efficiency, Part 3: Industry 30:56 04/06/2021
Thermonuclear Takes: Climate News; Global Rebound, "Net" Zero, Green Homes, Cumbrian Coal 44:13 04/04/2021
Climate 201: Energy Efficiency II: Buildings 40:08 03/30/2021
Thermonuclear Takes: Gamestop Post-Mortem, Way Too Late 30:31 03/26/2021
Climate 201: Energy Efficiency I: Transport 37:45 03/23/2021
The Glass Half-Empty: Debunking "New Optimism", with Rodrigo Aguilera: Part II 80:30 03/16/2021
Thermonuclear Takes: Greensill Collapses and Uber in Court 39:42 03/13/2021
The Glass Half-Empty: Debunking "New Optimism", with Rodrigo Aguilera - Part I 62:30 03/08/2021
Graphene and the world of 2-D materials 19:31 03/02/2021
Short-Circuiting the Meaning of Life (II) 44:45 02/25/2021
Short-Circuiting the Meaning of Life (I) 53:24 02/22/2021
The Democratic Challenge of Climate Change, with Professor Rebecca Willis 77:12 02/16/2021
Climate 201: Drawdown, Part III: Cookstoves, Co-benefits, and Conclusions 30:15 02/08/2021
The Appallingly Bad Neoclassical Economics of Climate Change, with Professor Steve Keen 73:18 02/01/2021
Climate 201: Drawdown II: Fridges, Regenerative Agriculture, and Technological Sliding Doors 40:00 01/30/2021
Debunking Economics, with Professor Steve Keen 64:35 01/26/2021
Climate 201: Project Drawdown's Solutions, Part I 36:41 01/19/2021
Climate 201: What Drives Global CO2 Emissions? 29:34 01/12/2021
Climate Conversations: How the Tech/IT Sector Should (+ Shouldn't) Address Climate Change, with Paul D Johnston 65:59 01/07/2021
Lord Martin Rees on Catastrophe, Cosmology, and the Future 67:54 01/01/2021
Thermonuclear Takes: Uber, Boston Dynamics, Income Inequality, Climate Change 60:24 12/21/2020