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Podcast Profile: Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

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332 episodes
2018 to 2024
Median: 81 minutes
Collections: PhilosophyPhysics, Math, and AstronomyScience


Description (podcaster-provided):

Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.


Themes and summary (AI-generated based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions):

➤ Science concepts • Philosophy discussions • Technology advancements • Cultural analysis • Arts and creativity • Social dynamics • Complex systems • Environmental issues

Sean Carroll's Mindscape covers a wide array of intriguing subjects that span the intersections of science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas. The podcast is characterized by deep and thoughtful conversations with notable thinkers from various fields, all revolving around the biggest and most compelling ideas and phenomena in our world.

Listeners can expect explorations into complex and abstract scientific concepts such as quantum mechanics, string theory, and artificial intelligence, as well as discussions on their philosophical implications. Episodes often delve into the nature of reality, the universe, and human cognition. The podcast frequently features discussions with experts in mathematics, physics, biology, and engineering to shed light on the cutting-edge developments within these domains.

At the same time, the podcast doesn't shy away from addressing pressing societal issues and cultural phenomena. Episodes discuss how modern technology affects our daily lives and the broader societal structures, including the role of artificial intelligence and digital information ecosystems. There is also a focus on political and economic theories, particularly how evolutionary principles and complex systems theory can provide insight into human cooperation, inequality, and governance.

Philosophical questions about consciousness, intelligence, and how we understand reality make recurring appearances, reflecting the podcast's commitment to bridging the gap between scientific inquiry and philosophical exploration. Additionally, some episodes zero in on unique and somewhat niche topics such as the development of Maya civilization's scientific understanding, the profoundness of mindfulness, and the societal impact of fashion and clothing.

Overall, this podcast offers a rich mosaic of interdisciplinary discussions, providing listeners with both rigorous scientific inquiry and insightful philosophical discourse, designed to challenge and expand their understanding of the world.


Episodes:
Episode Image 282 | Joel David Hamkins on Puzzles of Reality and Infinity
2024-Jul-15
78 minutes
Episode Image Ask Me Anything | July 2024
2024-Jul-08
201 minutes
Episode Image 281 | Samir Okasha on the Philosophy of Agency and Evolution
2024-Jul-01
71 minutes
Episode Image 280 | François Chollet on Deep Learning and the Meaning of Intelligence
2024-Jun-24
101 minutes
Episode Image 279 | Ellen Langer on Mindfulness and the Body
2024-Jun-17
71 minutes
Episode Image 278 | Kieran Healy on the Technology of Ranking People
2024-Jun-10
75 minutes
Episode Image AMA | June 2024
2024-Jun-03
238 minutes
Episode Image 277 | Cumrun Vafa on the Universe According to String Theory
2024-May-27
82 minutes
Episode Image 276 | Gavin Schmidt on Measuring, Predicting, and Protecting Our Climate
2024-May-20
79 minutes
Episode Image 275 | Solo: Quantum Fields, Particles, Forces, and Symmetries
2024-May-13
132 minutes
Episode Image AMA | May 2024
2024-May-06
215 minutes
Episode Image 274 | Gizem Gumuskaya on Building Robots from Human Cells
2024-Apr-29
70 minutes
Episode Image 273 | Stefanos Geroulanos on the Invention of Prehistory
2024-Apr-22
79 minutes
Episode Image 272 | Leslie Valiant on Learning and Educability in Computers and People
2024-Apr-15
68 minutes
Episode Image AMA | April 2024
2024-Apr-08
194 minutes
Episode Image 271 | Claudia de Rham on Modifying General Relativity
2024-Apr-01
81 minutes
Episode Image 270 | Solo: The Coming Transition in How Humanity Lives
2024-Mar-25
129 minutes
Episode Image 269 | Sahar Heydari Fard on Complexity, Justice, and Social Dynamics
2024-Mar-18
71 minutes
Episode Image AMA | March 2024
2024-Mar-11
235 minutes
Episode Image 268 | Matt Strassler on Relativity, Fields, and the Language of Reality
2024-Mar-04
90 minutes
Episode Image 267 | Benjamin Breen on Margaret Mead, Psychedelics, and Utopia
2024-Feb-26
73 minutes
Episode Image 266 | Christoph Adami on How Information Makes Sense of Biology
2024-Feb-19
80 minutes
Episode Image AMA | February 2024
2024-Feb-12
204 minutes
Episode Image 265 | John Skrentny on How the Economy Mistreats STEM Workers
2024-Feb-05
80 minutes
Episode Image 264 | Sabine Stanley on What's Inside Planets
2024-Jan-29
72 minutes
Episode Image 263 | Chris Quigg on Symmetry and the Birth of the Standard Model
2024-Jan-22
86 minutes
Episode Image 262 | Eric Schwitzgebel on the Weirdness of the World
2024-Jan-15
80 minutes
Episode Image 261 | Sanjana Curtis on the Origins of the Elements
2024-Jan-08
67 minutes
Episode Image 260 | Ricard Solé on the Space of Cognitions
2024-Jan-01
70 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message: Reflections on Immortality
2023-Dec-18
55 minutes
Episode Image 259 | Adam Frank on What Aliens Might Be Like
2023-Dec-11
78 minutes
Episode Image AMA | December 2023
2023-Dec-04
216 minutes
Episode Image 258 | Solo: AI Thinks Different
2023-Nov-27
80 minutes
Episode Image 257 | Derek Guy on the Theory and Practice of Dressing Well
2023-Nov-20
80 minutes
Episode Image 256 | Kelly and Zach Weinersmith on Building Cities on the Moon and Mars
2023-Nov-13
84 minutes
Episode Image AMA | November 2023
2023-Nov-06
260 minutes
Episode Image 255 | Michael Muthukrishna on Developing a Theory of Everyone
2023-Oct-30
77 minutes
Episode Image 254 | William Egginton on Kant, Heisenberg, and Borges
2023-Oct-23
66 minutes
Episode Image 253 | David Deutsch on Science, Complexity, and Explanation
2023-Oct-16
102 minutes
Episode Image AMA | October 2023
2023-Oct-09
178 minutes
Episode Image 252 | Hannah Ritchie on Keeping Hope for the Planet Alive
2023-Oct-02
75 minutes
Episode Image 251 | Rosemary Braun on Uncovering Patterns in Biological Complexity
2023-Sep-25
71 minutes
Episode Image 250 | Brendan Nyhan on Navigating the Information Ecosystem
2023-Sep-18
57 minutes
Episode Image 249 | Peter Godfrey-Smith on Sentience and Octopus Minds
2023-Sep-11
88 minutes
Episode Image AMA | September 2023
2023-Sep-04
243 minutes
Episode Image 248 | Yejin Choi on AI and Common Sense
2023-Aug-28
72 minutes
Episode Image 247 | Samuel Bowles on Economics, Cooperation, and Inequality
2023-Aug-21
80 minutes
Episode Image 246 | David Stuart on Time and Science in Maya Civilization
2023-Aug-14
69 minutes
Episode Image AMA | August 2023
2023-Aug-07
218 minutes
Episode Image 245 | Solo: The Crisis in Physics
2023-Jul-31
262 minutes
Episode Image 244 | Katie Elliott on Metaphysics, Chance, and Explanation
2023-Jul-24
96 minutes
Episode Image 243 | Joseph Silk on Science on the Moon
2023-Jul-17
71 minutes
Episode Image 242 | David Krakauer on Complexity, Agency, and Information
2023-Jul-10
93 minutes
Episode Image AMA | July 2023
2023-Jul-03
184 minutes
Episode Image 241 | Tim Maudlin on Locality, Hidden Variables, and Quantum Foundations
2023-Jun-26
93 minutes
Episode Image 240 | Andrew Pontzen on Simulations and the Universe
2023-Jun-19
86 minutes
Episode Image 239 | Brian Lowery on the Social Self
2023-Jun-12
70 minutes
Episode Image AMA | June 2023
2023-Jun-05
178 minutes
Episode Image 238 | Scott Shapiro on the Technology and Philosophy of Hacking
2023-May-29
87 minutes
Episode Image 237 | Brooke Harrington on Offshore Wealth as a Complex System
2023-May-22
77 minutes
Episode Image 236 | Thomas Hertog on Quantum Cosmology and Hawking's Final Theory
2023-May-15
68 minutes
Episode Image AMA | May 2023
2023-May-08
188 minutes
Episode Image 235 | Andy Clark on the Extended and Predictive Mind
2023-May-01
81 minutes
Episode Image 234 | Tobias Warnecke on Cellular Structure and Evolution
2023-Apr-24
66 minutes
Episode Image 233 | Hugo Mercier on Reasoning and Skepticism
2023-Apr-17
72 minutes
Episode Image 232 | Amy Finkelstein on Adverse Selection and Hidden Information
2023-Apr-10
73 minutes
Episode Image Ask Me Anything | April 2023
2023-Apr-03
244 minutes
Episode Image 231 | Sarah Bakewell on the History of Humanism
2023-Mar-27
81 minutes
Episode Image 230 | Raphaël Millière on How Artificial Intelligence Thinks
2023-Mar-20
117 minutes
Episode Image 229 | Nita Farahany on Ethics, Law, and Neurotechnology
2023-Mar-13
71 minutes
Episode Image AMA | March 2023
2023-Mar-06
181 minutes
Episode Image 228 | Skye Cleary on Existentialism and Authenticity
2023-Feb-27
76 minutes
Episode Image 227 | Molly Crockett on the Psychology of Morality
2023-Feb-20
71 minutes
Episode Image 226 | Johanna Hoffman on Speculative Futures of Cities
2023-Feb-13
72 minutes
Episode Image AMA | February 2023
2023-Feb-06
187 minutes
Episode Image 225 | Michael Tomasello on The Social Origins of Cognition and Agency
2023-Jan-30
82 minutes
Episode Image 224 | Edward Tufte on Data, Design, and Truth
2023-Jan-23
76 minutes
Episode Image 223 | Tania Lombrozo on What Explanations Are
2023-Jan-16
70 minutes
Episode Image 222 | Andrew Strominger on Quantum Gravity and the Real World
2023-Jan-09
84 minutes
Episode Image 221 | Adam Bulley on How Mental Time Travel Makes Us Human
2023-Jan-02
80 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message 2022: Thinking Really Slowly
2022-Dec-19
47 minutes
Episode Image 220 | Lara Buchak on Risk and Rationality
2022-Dec-12
76 minutes
Episode Image AMA | December 2022
2022-Dec-05
195 minutes
Episode Image 219 | Dani Bassett and Perry Zurn on the Neuroscience and Philosophy of Curiosity
2022-Nov-28
62 minutes
Episode Image 218 | Raphael Bousso on Black Holes and the Holographic Universe
2022-Nov-21
81 minutes
Episode Image 217 | Margaret Levi on Moral Political Economy
2022-Nov-14
81 minutes
Episode Image AMA | November 2022
2022-Nov-07
180 minutes
Episode Image 216 | John Allen Paulos on Numbers, Narratives, and Numeracy
2022-Oct-31
70 minutes
Episode Image 215 | Barry Loewer on Physics, Counterfactuals, and the Macroworld
2022-Oct-24
94 minutes
Episode Image 214 | Antonio Padilla on Large Numbers and the Scope of the Universe
2022-Oct-17
75 minutes
Episode Image AMA | October 2022
2022-Oct-10
181 minutes
Episode Image 213 | Timiebi Aganaba on Law and Governance in Space
2022-Oct-03
76 minutes
Episode Image 212 | Chiara Mingarelli on Searching for Black Holes with Pulsars
2022-Sep-26
86 minutes
Episode Image 211 | Solo: Secrets of Einstein's Equation
2022-Sep-19
111 minutes
Episode Image 210 | Randall Munroe on Imagining What If...?
2022-Sep-12
68 minutes
Episode Image 209 | Brad DeLong on Why the 20th Century Fell Short of Utopia
2022-Sep-05
84 minutes
Episode Image AMA | September 2022
2022-Aug-29
210 minutes
Episode Image 208 | Rick Beato on the Theory of Popular Music
2022-Aug-22
71 minutes
Episode Image 207 | William MacAskill on Maximizing Good in the Present and Future
2022-Aug-15
102 minutes
Episode Image 206 | Simon Conway Morris on Evolution, Convergence, and Theism
2022-Aug-08
76 minutes
Episode Image AMA | August 2022
2022-Aug-01
186 minutes
Episode Image 205 | John Quiggin on Interest Rates and the Information Economy
2022-Jul-25
79 minutes
Episode Image 204 | John Asher Johnson on Hunting for Exoplanets
2022-Jul-18
75 minutes
Episode Image 203 | N.J. Enfield on Why Language is Good for Lawyers and Not Scientists
2022-Jul-11
84 minutes
Episode Image AMA | July 2022
2022-Jul-04
206 minutes
Episode Image 202 | Andrew Papachristos on the Network Theory of Gun Violence
2022-Jun-27
75 minutes
Episode Image 201 | Ed Yong on How Animals Sense the World
2022-Jun-20
69 minutes
Episode Image AMA | June 2022
2022-Jun-13
184 minutes
Episode Image 200 | Solo: The Philosophy of the Multiverse
2022-Jun-06
134 minutes
Episode Image 199 | Elizabeth Cohen on Time and Other Political Values
2022-May-30
72 minutes
Episode Image 198 | Nick Lane on Powering Biology
2022-May-23
85 minutes
Episode Image 197 | Catherine Brinkley on the Science of Cities
2022-May-16
68 minutes
Episode Image AMA | May 2022
2022-May-12
216 minutes
Episode Image 196 | Judea Pearl on Cause and Effect
2022-May-09
76 minutes
Episode Image 195 | Richard Dawkins on Flight and Other Evolutionary Achievements
2022-May-02
78 minutes
Episode Image 194 | Frans de Waal on Culture and Gender in Primates
2022-Apr-25
68 minutes
Episode Image 193 | Daniels on Everything, Everywhere, All at Once
2022-Apr-18
68 minutes
Episode Image AMA | April 2022
2022-Apr-14
207 minutes
Episode Image 192 | Nicole Yunger Halpern on Quantum Steampunk Thermodynamics
2022-Apr-11
77 minutes
Episode Image 191 | Jane McGonigal on How to Imagine the Future
2022-Apr-04
81 minutes
Episode Image 190 | Lea Goentoro on Regrowing Limbs
2022-Mar-28
63 minutes
Episode Image 189 | Brian Klaas on Power and the Temptation of Corruption
2022-Mar-21
82 minutes
Episode Image AMA | March 2022
2022-Mar-17
198 minutes
Episode Image 188 | Arik Kershenbaum on What Aliens Will Be Like
2022-Mar-14
81 minutes
Episode Image 187 | Andrew Leigh on the Politics of Looming Disasters
2022-Mar-07
80 minutes
Episode Image 186 | Sherry Turkle on How Technology Affects Our Humanity
2022-Feb-28
71 minutes
Episode Image 185 | Arvid Ågren on the Gene’s-Eye View of Evolution
2022-Feb-21
85 minutes
Episode Image 184 | Gary Marcus on Artificial Intelligence and Common Sense
2022-Feb-14
84 minutes
Episode Image AMA | February 2022
2022-Feb-10
255 minutes
Episode Image 183 | Michael Dine on Supersymmetry, Anthropics, and the Future of Particle Physics
2022-Feb-07
99 minutes
Episode Image 182 | Sally Haslanger on Social Construction and Critical Theory
2022-Jan-31
97 minutes
Episode Image 181 | Peter Dodds on Quantifying the Shape of Stories
2022-Jan-24
76 minutes
Episode Image 180 | Camilla Pang on Instructions for Being Human
2022-Jan-17
63 minutes
Episode Image 179 | David Reich on Genetics and Ancient Humanity
2022-Jan-10
73 minutes
Episode Image 178 | Jody Azzouni on What Is and Isn't Real
2022-Jan-03
74 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message 2021 | On Disciplines & Cocktails
2021-Dec-20
59 minutes
Episode Image AMA | December 2021
2021-Dec-15
217 minutes
Episode Image 177 | Monika Schleier-Smith on Cold Atoms and Emergent Spacetime
2021-Dec-13
70 minutes
Episode Image 176 | Joshua Greene on Morality, Psychology, and Trolley Problems
2021-Dec-06
86 minutes
Episode Image 175 | William Ratcliff on Multicellularity, Physics, and Evolution
2021-Nov-29
86 minutes
Episode Image 174 | Tai-Danae Bradley on Algebra, Topology, Language, and Entropy
2021-Nov-22
81 minutes
Episode Image AMA | November 2021
2021-Nov-17
234 minutes
Episode Image 173 | Sylvia Earle on the Oceans, the Planet, and People
2021-Nov-15
71 minutes
Episode Image 172 | David Goyer on Televising the Fall of the Galactic Empire
2021-Nov-08
76 minutes
Episode Image 171 | Christopher Mims on Our Interconnected Industrial Ecology
2021-Nov-01
87 minutes
Episode Image 170 | Priya Natarajan on Galaxies, Black Holes, and Cosmic Anomalies
2021-Oct-25
87 minutes
Episode Image 169 | C. Thi Nguyen on Games, Art, Values, and Agency
2021-Oct-18
84 minutes
Episode Image AMA | October 2021
2021-Oct-14
179 minutes
Episode Image 168 | Anil Seth on Emergence, Information, and Consciousness
2021-Oct-11
85 minutes
Episode Image 167 | Chiara Marletto on Constructor Theory, Physics, and Possibility
2021-Oct-04
95 minutes
Episode Image 166 | Betül Kaçar on Paleogenomics and Ancient Life
2021-Sep-27
74 minutes
Episode Image 165 | Kathryn Paige Harden on Genetics, Luck, and Fairness
2021-Sep-20
85 minutes
Episode Image AMA | September 2021
2021-Sep-16
218 minutes
Episode Image 164 | Herbert Gintis on Game Theory, Evolution, and Social Rationality
2021-Sep-13
89 minutes
Episode Image 163 | Nigel Goldenfeld on Phase Transitions, Criticality, and Biology
2021-Sep-06
91 minutes
Episode Image 162 | Leidy Klotz on Our Resistance to Subtractive Change
2021-Aug-30
74 minutes
Episode Image 161 | W. Brian Arthur on Complexity Economics
2021-Aug-23
95 minutes
Episode Image 160 | Edward Slingerland on Confucianism, Daoism, and Wu Wei
2021-Aug-16
83 minutes
Episode Image AMA | August 2021
2021-Aug-12
191 minutes
Episode Image 159 | Mari Ruti on Lack, Love, and Psychoanalysis
2021-Aug-09
109 minutes
Episode Image 158 | David Wallace on the Arrow of Time
2021-Aug-02
107 minutes
Episode Image 157 | Elizabeth Strychalski on Synthetic Cells and the Rules of Biology
2021-Jul-26
77 minutes
Episode Image 156 | Catherine D’Ignazio on Data, Objectivity, and Bias
2021-Jul-19
88 minutes
Episode Image 155 | Stephen Wolfram on Computation, Hypergraphs, and Fundamental Physics
2021-Jul-12
160 minutes
Episode Image AMA | July 2021
2021-Jul-09
228 minutes
Episode Image 154 | Reza Aslan on Religion, Metaphor, and Meaning
2021-Jul-05
85 minutes
Episode Image 153 | John Preskill on Quantum Computers and What They’re Good For
2021-Jun-28
92 minutes
Episode Image 152 | Charis Kubrin on Criminology, Incarceration, and Hip-Hop
2021-Jun-21
79 minutes
Episode Image 151 | Jordan Ellenberg on the Mathematics of Political Boundaries
2021-Jun-14
83 minutes
Episode Image AMA | June 2021
2021-Jun-10
198 minutes
Episode Image 150 | Simon DeDeo on How Explanations Work and Why They Sometimes Fail
2021-Jun-07
92 minutes
Episode Image 149 | Lee Smolin on Time, Philosophy, and the Nature of Reality
2021-May-31
89 minutes
Episode Image 148 | Henry Farrell on Democracy as a Problem-Solving Mechanism
2021-May-24
86 minutes
Episode Image 147 | Rachel Laudan on Cuisine, Culture, and Empire
2021-May-17
76 minutes
Episode Image AMA | May 2021
2021-May-13
178 minutes
Episode Image 146 | Emily Riehl on Topology, Categories, and the Future of Mathematics
2021-May-10
76 minutes
Episode Image 145 | Niall Ferguson on Histories, Networks, and Catastrophes
2021-May-03
85 minutes
Episode Image 144 | Solo: Are We Moving Beyond the Standard Model?
2021-Apr-26
71 minutes
Episode Image 143 | Julia Galef on Openness, Bias, and Rationality
2021-Apr-19
92 minutes
Episode Image AMA | April 2021
2021-Apr-14
161 minutes
Episode Image 142 | Charlie Jane Anders on Stories and How to Write Them
2021-Apr-12
86 minutes
Episode Image 141 | Zeynep Tufekci on Information and Attention in a Networked World
2021-Apr-05
77 minutes
Episode Image 140 | Dean Buonomano on Time, Reality, and the Brain
2021-Mar-29
87 minutes
Episode Image 139 | Elizabeth Anderson on Equality, Work, and Ideology
2021-Mar-22
79 minutes
Episode Image 138 | Daryl Morey on Analytics, Psychology, and Basketball
2021-Mar-15
76 minutes
Episode Image AMA | March 2021
2021-Mar-10
191 minutes
Episode Image 137 | Justin Clarke-Doane on Mathematics, Morality, Objectivity, and Reality
2021-Mar-08
92 minutes
Episode Image 136 | Roderick Graham on Cyberspace, Race, and Cultural Conservatism
2021-Mar-01
83 minutes
Episode Image 135 | Shadi Bartsch on Plato, Vergil, Confucius, and Modernity
2021-Feb-22
80 minutes
Episode Image AMA | February 2021
2021-Feb-17
173 minutes
Episode Image 134 | Robert Sapolsky on Why We Behave the Way We Do
2021-Feb-15
88 minutes
Episode Image 133 | Ziya Tong on Realities We Don't See
2021-Feb-08
97 minutes
Episode Image Bonus | AIP Oral History Interview
2021-Feb-04
241 minutes
Episode Image 132 | Michael Levin on Growth, Form, Information, and the Self
2021-Feb-01
81 minutes
Episode Image 131 | Avi Loeb on Taking Aliens Seriously
2021-Jan-25
100 minutes
Episode Image 130 | Frank Wilczek on the Present and Future of Fundamental Physics
2021-Jan-18
76 minutes
Episode Image 129 | Solo: Democracy in America
2021-Jan-11
103 minutes
Episode Image 128 | Joseph Henrich on the Weirdness of the West
2021-Jan-04
87 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message 2020 | The Screwy Universe
2020-Dec-21
91 minutes
Episode Image 127 | Erich Jarvis on Language, Birds, and People
2020-Dec-14
75 minutes
Episode Image AMA | December 2020
2020-Dec-09
204 minutes
Episode Image 126 | David Stasavage on the Origin and History of Democracy
2020-Dec-07
85 minutes
Episode Image 125 | David Haig on the Evolution of Meaning from Darwin to Derrida
2020-Nov-30
75 minutes
Episode Image 124 | Solo: How Time Travel Could and Should Work
2020-Nov-23
161 minutes
Episode Image AMA | November 2020
2020-Nov-20
192 minutes
Episode Image 123 | Lisa Feldman Barrett on Emotions, Actions, and the Brain
2020-Nov-16
77 minutes
Episode Image 122 | David Eagleman on Tapping Into the Livewired Brain
2020-Nov-09
77 minutes
Episode Image 121 | Cornel West on What Democracy Is and Should Be
2020-Nov-02
81 minutes
Episode Image 120 | Jeremy England on Biology, Thermodynamics, and the Bible
2020-Oct-26
88 minutes
Episode Image 119 | Musa al-Gharbi on the Value of Intellectual Diversity
2020-Oct-19
76 minutes
Episode Image 118 | Adam Riess on the Expansion of the Universe and a Crisis in Cosmology
2020-Oct-12
78 minutes
Episode Image 117 | Sean B. Carroll on Randomness and the Course of Evolution
2020-Oct-05
80 minutes
Episode Image 116 | Teresa Bejan on Free Speech, Civility, and Toleration
2020-Sep-28
103 minutes
Episode Image 115 | Netta Engelhardt on Black Hole Information, Wormholes, and Quantum Gravity
2020-Sep-21
86 minutes
Episode Image 114 | Angela Chen on Asexuality in a Sex-Preoccupied World
2020-Sep-14
68 minutes
Episode Image 113 | Cailin O'Connor on Game Theory, Evolution, and the Origins of Unfairness
2020-Sep-07
79 minutes
Episode Image 112 | Fyodor Urnov on Gene Editing, CRISPR, and Human Engineering
2020-Aug-31
80 minutes
Episode Image 111 | Nick Bostrom on Anthropic Selection and Living in a Simulation
2020-Aug-24
80 minutes
Episode Image 110 | Neil Johnson on Complexity, Conflict, and Infodemiology
2020-Aug-17
83 minutes
Episode Image 109 | Jason Torchinsky on Our Self-Driving Future
2020-Aug-10
78 minutes
Episode Image 108 | Carl Bergstrom on Information, Disinformation, and Bullshit
2020-Aug-03
84 minutes
Episode Image 107 | Russ Shafer-Landau on the Reality of Morality
2020-Jul-27
90 minutes
Episode Image 106 | Stuart Bartlett on What "Life" Means
2020-Jul-20
85 minutes
Episode Image 105 | Ann-Sophie Barwich on the Science and Philosophy of Smell
2020-Jul-13
77 minutes
Episode Image 104 | David Rosen and Scott Miles on the Neuroscience of Music and Creativity
2020-Jul-06
86 minutes
Episode Image 103 | J. Kenji López-Alt on Cooking As and With Science
2020-Jun-29
75 minutes
Episode Image 102 | Maria Konnikova on Poker, Psychology, and Reason
2020-Jun-22
80 minutes
Episode Image 101 | David Baltimore on the Mysteries of Viruses
2020-Jun-15
74 minutes
Episode Image 100 | Solo | Life and Its Meaning
2020-Jun-08
93 minutes
Episode Image 99 | Scott Aaronson on Complexity, Computation, and Quantum Gravity
2020-Jun-01
112 minutes
Episode Image 98 | Olga Khazan on Living and Flourishing While Being Weird
2020-May-25
61 minutes
Episode Image 97 | John Danaher on Our Coming Automated Utopia
2020-May-18
82 minutes
Episode Image 96 | Lina Necib on What and Where the Dark Matter Is
2020-May-11
81 minutes
Episode Image 95 | Liam Kofi Bright on Knowledge, Truth, and Science
2020-May-04
95 minutes
Episode Image 94 | Stuart Russell on Making Artificial Intelligence Compatible with Humans
2020-Apr-27
87 minutes
Episode Image 93 | Rae Wynn-Grant on Bears, Humans, and Other Predators
2020-Apr-20
62 minutes
Episode Image 92 | Kevin Hand on Life Elsewhere in the Solar System
2020-Apr-13
116 minutes
Episode Image 91 | Scott Barry Kaufman on the Psychology of Transcendence
2020-Apr-06
79 minutes
Episode Image 90 | David Kaiser on Science, Money, and Power
2020-Mar-30
94 minutes
Episode Image 89 | Lera Boroditsky on Language, Thought, Space, and Time
2020-Mar-23
88 minutes
Episode Image Tara Smith on Coronavirus, Pandemics, and What We Can Do
2020-Mar-18
80 minutes
Episode Image 88 | Neil Shubin on Evolution, Genes, and Dramatic Transitions
2020-Mar-16
93 minutes
Episode Image 87 | Karl Friston on Brains, Predictions, and Free Energy
2020-Mar-09
89 minutes
Episode Image 86 | Martin Rees on Threats to Humanity, Prospects for Posthumanity, and Life in the Universe
2020-Mar-02
100 minutes
Episode Image 85 | L.A. Paul on Transformative Experiences and Your Future Selves
2020-Feb-24
74 minutes
Episode Image 84 | Suresh Naidu on Capitalism, Monopsony, and Inequality
2020-Feb-17
86 minutes
Episode Image 83 | Kwame Anthony Appiah on Identity, Stories, and Cosmopolitanism
2020-Feb-10
98 minutes
Episode Image 82 | Robin Carhart-Harris on Psychedelics and the Brain
2020-Feb-03
77 minutes
Episode Image 81 | Ezra Klein on Politics, Polarization, and Identity
2020-Jan-27
81 minutes
Episode Image 80 | Jenann Ismael on Connecting Physics to the World of Experience
2020-Jan-20
86 minutes
Episode Image 79 | Sara Imari Walker on Information and the Origin of Life
2020-Jan-13
83 minutes
Episode Image 78 | Daniel Dennett on Minds, Patterns, and the Scientific Image
2020-Jan-06
121 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message 2019: On Publishing Books
2019-Dec-22
66 minutes
Episode Image 77 | Azra Raza on The Way We Should Fight Cancer
2019-Dec-16
82 minutes
Episode Image 76 | Ned Hall on Possible Worlds and the Laws of Nature
2019-Dec-09
85 minutes
Episode Image 75 | Max Tegmark on Reality, Simulation, and the Multiverse
2019-Dec-02
71 minutes
Episode Image 74 | Stephen Greenblatt on Stories, History, and Cultural Poetics
2019-Nov-25
66 minutes
Episode Image 73 | Grimes (c) on Music, Creativity, and Digital Personae
2019-Nov-18
78 minutes
Episode Image 72 | César Hidalgo on Information in Societies, Economies, and the Universe
2019-Nov-11
76 minutes
Episode Image 71 | Philip Goff on Consciousness Everywhere
2019-Nov-04
94 minutes
Episode Image 70 | Katie Mack on How the Universe Will End
2019-Oct-28
83 minutes
Episode Image 69 | Cory Doctorow on Technology, Monopoly, and the Future of the Internet
2019-Oct-21
77 minutes
Episode Image 68 | Melanie Mitchell on Artificial Intelligence and the Challenge of Common Sense
2019-Oct-14
82 minutes
Episode Image 67 | Kate Jeffery on Entropy, Complexity, and Evolution
2019-Oct-07
72 minutes
Episode Image 66 | Will Wilkinson on Partisan Polarization and the Urban/Rural Divide
2019-Sep-30
112 minutes
Episode Image 65 | Michael Mann on Why Our Climate Is Changing and How We Know
2019-Sep-23
77 minutes
Episode Image 64 | Ramez Naam on Renewable Energy and an Optimistic Future
2019-Sep-16
76 minutes
Episode Image 63 | Solo -- Finding Gravity Within Quantum Mechanics
2019-Sep-09
110 minutes
Episode Image 62 | Michele Gelfand on Tight and Loose Societies and People
2019-Sep-02
72 minutes
Episode Image 61 | Quassim Cassam on Intellectual Vices and What to Do About Them
2019-Aug-26
70 minutes
Episode Image 60 | Lynne Kelly on Memory Palaces, Ancient and Modern
2019-Aug-19
75 minutes
Episode Image 59 | Adam Becker on the Curious History of Quantum Mechanics
2019-Aug-12
100 minutes
Episode Image 58 | Seth MacFarlane on Using Science Fiction to Explore Humanity
2019-Aug-05
72 minutes
Episode Image 57 | Astra Taylor on the Promise and Challenge of Democracy
2019-Jul-29
83 minutes
Episode Image 56 | Kate Adamala on Creating Synthetic Life
2019-Jul-22
72 minutes
Episode Image 55 | A Conversation with Rob Reid on Quantum Mechanics and Many Worlds
2019-Jul-15
86 minutes
Episode Image 54 | Indre Viskontas on Music and the Brain
2019-Jul-08
75 minutes
Episode Image 53 | Solo -- On Morality and Rationality
2019-Jul-01
125 minutes
Episode Image 52 | Frank Lantz on the Logic and Emotion of Games
2019-Jun-24
64 minutes
Episode Image 51 | Anthony Aguirre on Cosmology, Zen, Entropy, and Information
2019-Jun-17
91 minutes
Episode Image 50 | Patricia Churchland on Conscience, Morality, and the Brain
2019-Jun-10
72 minutes
Episode Image 49 | Nicholas Christakis on Humanity, Biology, and What Makes Us Good
2019-Jun-03
114 minutes
Episode Image 48 | Marq de Villiers on Hell and Damnation
2019-May-27
71 minutes
Episode Image 47 | Adam Rutherford on Humans, Animals, and Life in General
2019-May-20
98 minutes
Episode Image 46 | Kate Darling on Our Connections with Robots
2019-May-13
66 minutes
Episode Image 45 | Leonard Susskind on Quantum Information, Quantum Gravity, and Holography
2019-May-06
73 minutes
Episode Image 44 | Antonio Damasio on Feelings, Thoughts, and the Evolution of Humanity
2019-Apr-29
72 minutes
Episode Image 43 | Matthew Luczy on the Pleasures of Wine
2019-Apr-22
106 minutes
Episode Image 42 | Natalya Bailey on Navigating Earth Orbit and Beyond
2019-Apr-15
59 minutes
Episode Image 41 | Steven Strogatz on Synchronization, Networks, and the Emergence of Complex Behavior
2019-Apr-08
74 minutes
Episode Image 40 | Adrienne Mayor on Gods and Robots in Ancient Mythology
2019-Apr-01
63 minutes
Episode Image 39 | Malcolm MacIver on Sensing, Consciousness, and Imagination
2019-Mar-25
79 minutes
Episode Image 38 | Alan Lightman on Transcendence, Science, and a Naturalist’s Sense of Meaning
2019-Mar-18
76 minutes
Episode Image 37 | Edward Watts on the End of the Roman Republic and Lessons for Democracy
2019-Mar-11
91 minutes
Episode Image 36 | David Albert on Quantum Measurement and the Problems with Many-Worlds
2019-Mar-04
102 minutes
Episode Image 35 | Jessica Yellin on The Changing Ways We Get Our News
2019-Feb-25
68 minutes
Episode Image 34 | Paul Bloom on Empathy, Rationality, Morality, and Cruelty
2019-Feb-18
70 minutes
Episode Image 33 | James Ladyman on Reality, Metaphysics, and Complexity
2019-Feb-11
67 minutes
Episode Image 32 | Naomi Oreskes on Climate Change and the Distortion of Scientific Facts
2019-Feb-04
70 minutes
Episode Image 31 | Brian Greene on the Multiverse, Inflation, and the String Theory Landscape
2019-Jan-28
71 minutes
Episode Image 30 | Derek Leben on Ethics for Robots and Artificial Intelligences
2019-Jan-21
88 minutes
Episode Image 29 | Raychelle Burks on the Chemistry of Murder
2019-Jan-14
75 minutes
Episode Image 28 | Roger Penrose on Spacetime, Consciousness, and the Universe
2019-Jan-07
95 minutes
Episode Image Holiday Message 2018
2018-Dec-24
44 minutes
Episode Image 27 | Janna Levin on Black Holes, Chaos, and the Narrative of Science
2018-Dec-17
68 minutes
Episode Image 26 | Ge Wang on Artful Design, Computers, and Music
2018-Dec-10
70 minutes
Episode Image 25 | David Chalmers on Consciousness, the Hard Problem, and Living in a Simulation
2018-Dec-03
82 minutes
Episode Image 24 | Kip Thorne on Gravitational Waves, Time Travel, and Interstellar
2018-Nov-26
79 minutes
Episode Image 23 | Lisa Aziz-Zadeh on Embodied Cognition, Mirror Neurons, and Empathy
2018-Nov-19
66 minutes
Episode Image 22 | Joe Walston on Conservation, Urbanization, and the Way We Live on Earth
2018-Nov-12
88 minutes
Episode Image 21 | Alex Rosenberg on Naturalism, History, and Theory of Mind
2018-Nov-05
80 minutes
Episode Image 20 | Scott Derrickson on Cinema, Blockbusters, Horror, and Mystery
2018-Oct-29
83 minutes
Episode Image 19 | Tyler Cowen on Maximizing Growth and Thinking for the Future
2018-Oct-22
59 minutes
Episode Image 18 | Clifford Johnson on What's So Great About Superstring Theory
2018-Oct-15
72 minutes
Episode Image 17 | Annalee Newitz on Science, Fiction, Economics, and Neurosis
2018-Oct-08
71 minutes
Episode Image 16 | Coleen Murphy on Aging, Biology, and the Future
2018-Oct-01
64 minutes
Episode Image 15 | David Poeppel on Thought, Language, and How to Understand the Brain
2018-Sep-08
84 minutes
Episode Image 14 | Alta Charo on Bioethics and the Law
2018-Sep-08
68 minutes
Episode Image 13 | Neha Narula on Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and the Future of the Internet
2018-Sep-08
66 minutes
Episode Image 12 | Wynton Marsalis on Jazz, Time, and America
2018-Sep-04
61 minutes
Episode Image 11 | Mike Brown on Killing Pluto and Replacing It with Planet 9
2018-Aug-27
77 minutes
Episode Image 10 | Megan Rosenbloom on the Death Positive Movement
2018-Aug-20
69 minutes
Episode Image 9 | Solo -- Why Is There Something Rather than Nothing?
2018-Aug-13
81 minutes
Episode Image 8 | Carl Zimmer on Heredity, DNA, and Editing Genes
2018-Aug-06
91 minutes
Episode Image 7 | Yascha Mounk on Threats to Liberal Democracy
2018-Jul-30
65 minutes
Episode Image 6 | Liv Boeree on Poker, Aliens, and Thinking in Probabilities
2018-Jul-23
70 minutes
Episode Image 5 | Geoffrey West on Networks, Scaling, and the Pace of Life
2018-Jul-16
83 minutes
Episode Image 4 | Anthony Pinn on Humanism, Theology, and the Black Community
2018-Jul-12
60 minutes
Episode Image 3 | Alice Dreger on Sexuality, Truth, and Justice
2018-Jul-11
80 minutes
Episode Image 2 | Carlo Rovelli on Quantum Mechanics, Spacetime, and Reality
2018-Jul-10
72 minutes
Episode Image 1 | Carol Tavris on Mistakes, Justification, and Cognitive Dissonance
2018-Jul-04
71 minutes
Episode Image Welcome to the Mindscape Podcast!
2018-Jul-01
16 minutes