28 episodes

2018 to 2022

Median: 65 minutes

Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy

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

➤ Physics puzzles • Quantum mechanics • Thermodynamics • Cosmology • Entanglement • Acoustic levitation • Encryption and cryptography • Gravitational constant • Randomness and probability • Particle physics • Scientific inquiryThe Hyperfine Physics Podcast delves into a wide array of physics topics, offering listeners both intricate discussions and thought-provoking puzzles. As indicated by the show's description, the podcast explores physics puzzles and dives deeply into various scientific subjects. The broad spectrum of coverage includes fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics, showcased through discussions about Nobel Prize-winning experiments and interpretations, such as Bell's Theorem and Bohmian mechanics. Quantum information science and encryption technologies like Diffie-Hellman and RSA also feature prominently, illustrating the podcast's engagement with advanced scientific concepts.

The show frequently examines natural phenomena from a physics perspective, addressing the physics of hurricanes, geosynchronous orbits, and gravitational constants. These discussions aim to unearth the principles governing the universe. It also poses intriguing questions, such as the randomness in the universe or whether data storage impacts mass, fostering curiosity about the underlying laws of physics.

Listeners are introduced to historical and contemporary advances in physics, with episodes on the origins of quantum mechanics and the theory of statistical mechanics, including entropy and thermodynamics. There’s an emphasis on the practical applications of physics, as seen in episodes about acoustic levitation, the mechanics behind climbing magnets, and principles like the least action in everyday examples like gaming.

Recurring themes include exploring statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and the anomalies of particle physics, including hadrons and the Standard Model. The podcast often features conversations on theoretical approaches and their real-world implications. By incorporating guest speakers and scientific literature, the podcast also encourages listener engagement with the community, inviting questions and discussions that amplify the scientific inquiry and exploration cultivated by the hosts.

Episodes: |

Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 - The universe is not locally real. What does that mean?2022-Oct-08 37 minutes |

Acoustic Levitation w/ Special Guest Dr. David Jackson2021-Jul-08 62 minutes |

Gravitational G and How Science Works2021-Jun-17 67 minutes |

Cosmology and the Arrow of Time2021-May-16 57 minutes |

Is Anything Truly Random? w/Special Guest Grant Ciffone2021-May-04 57 minutes |

How to Keep Time2021-Apr-20 57 minutes |

Entropy & Statistical Mechanics2021-Apr-08 84 minutes |

Thermodynamics2021-Mar-23 74 minutes |

Benford’s Law2021-Mar-06 57 minutes |

Planck, Einstein, and the Origins of Quantum Mechanics2019-Dec-08 66 minutes |

The Physics of Hurricanes2019-Sep-03 86 minutes |

Hadrons – Quark Systems2019-Jul-27 98 minutes |

Neutrinos2019-May-22 76 minutes |

The Standard Model Part 12019-May-12 81 minutes |

Domino Amplifier2019-Apr-13 54 minutes |

Bohmian Mechanics – Pilot Wave Theory2019-Apr-07 71 minutes |

Relative Motion (Not Relativity)2019-Mar-31 62 minutes |

Bell’s Theorem and EPR2019-Mar-21 73 minutes |

Climbing Magnets2018-Nov-29 67 minutes |

Balloons Inside Balloons and Sweet Spots2018-Nov-22 66 minutes |

Fortnite and the Principle of Least Action2018-Nov-15 62 minutes |

Encryption: Diffie-Hellman & RSA2018-Nov-08 66 minutes |

Geosynchronous Orbits2018-Nov-01 68 minutes |

How Much Weight Do You Lift When Doing a Pushup?2018-Sep-28 64 minutes |

Floating Hourglass2018-Sep-21 62 minutes |

Does Data Have Mass?2018-Sep-14 59 minutes |

Landing on Planets2018-Sep-06 42 minutes |

Intro to The Hyperfine Physics Podcast2018-Aug-30 24 minutes |