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Podcast Profile: Physics (Audio)

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50 episodes
2012 to 2024
Median: 29 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore physics to better understand and predict the world around us.


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

➤ Physics discoveries • Nobel Laureates' insights • Quantum physics • Technological advancements • Mathematical physics • Historical contributions • Science education • Ecological systems • Advanced research • Scientific theories

This podcast explores a wide array of fascinating topics within the fields of physics, technology, and their intersection with other scientific disciplines. It features guest speakers, researchers, and faculty members from prestigious institutions such as the University of California. The podcast delves into both historical and contemporary advancements in physics, often highlighting groundbreaking contributions that have significantly shaped our understanding of the natural world.

Listeners can expect to hear about personal journeys and reflections from notable scientists, including Nobel Laureates and laureates of other prestigious awards like the Kyoto Prize. These discussions spotlight the critical role of curiosity and perseverance in scientific research, and how transformative ideas and theories come to fruition. The episodes also shed light on the interplay between mathematics and physics and the foundational importance of integrating these disciplines.

Beyond theoretical discussions, the podcast takes a deep dive into practical applications and technological innovations. It covers pioneering methodologies like very large-scale integration (VLSI) in microelectronics and advancements in quantum science and technology. Episodes explore cutting-edge tools and techniques such as X-ray Free Electron Lasers for visualizing protein structures, laser-plasma accelerators, and the latest in atomic clock technology driven by ultracold atoms.

The podcast also honors significant historical contributions and landmarks in physics, such as the development of the density functional theory and the celebration of key figures whose work has had lasting impacts. Additionally, it explores the intersection of physics with other fields, including the arts, biology, ecology, and medicine, illustrating the wide-ranging implications of physical laws on various aspects of life and the universe.

Overall, this podcast presents a comprehensive and multidimensional view of contemporary physics, celebrating both the theoretical and experimental advances and their profound impacts across multiple domains.


Episodes:
My Journey Through Mathematics and Physics with Elliott Lieb 2023 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Basic Sciences
2024-May-13
56 minutes
What It Means To Be Curious With Nobel Laureate Barry Barish
2023-May-17
46 minutes
Carver Mead - 2022 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Advanced Technology: Engineering Concepts Clarify Physical Law
2023-Apr-16
71 minutes
Honoring the Historic Contributions of Mayer Hall to the Field of Physics
2022-Nov-24
3 minutes
A New Measure: The Revolutionary Quantum Reform of the Modern Metric System
2022-Mar-15
87 minutes
Time Einstein and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe
2022-Mar-11
88 minutes
My Career in Physics with Julio Barreiro Guerrero - Mi Camino
2021-Nov-04
13 minutes
The Art and Science of Music with Victor Minces - Creative Conversations
2021-Jun-11
46 minutes
Biomolecular Action Movies: Flash Imaging with X-ray Lasers
2018-Jun-28
53 minutes
Laser-Plasma Accelerators: Riding the Wave to the Next Generation X-Ray Light Sources
2018-Jun-07
48 minutes
Complexity and Robustness: How Biology Ecology and Technology Balance Tradeoffs in an Uncertain World
2017-Nov-27
29 minutes
Lakshana Huddar Berkeley: How to Build an Advanced Nuclear Reactor in a University Laboratory
2017-Apr-24
5 minutes
Tianyu Liu Santa Cruz: Enhancing the Performance of Supercapacitors Through Facilitation of Ion Diffusion
2017-Feb-06
5 minutes
Searching for the Genetic Code of our Universe
2017-Feb-06
56 minutes
Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth
2016-Dec-19
39 minutes
Why Does Time Advance?: Richard Muller's New Theory
2016-Nov-14
3 minutes
Hacking the Revolution: Quantitative Biology at UC San Diego
2016-Oct-27
9 minutes
On Beyond: Space Dust Exploring Nanomaterials Fire Drought and Ecosystems Oak Tree Ecosystems California Agricultural Legacy
2016-Apr-06
29 minutes
Spacetime Versus the Quantum
2016-Mar-23
55 minutes
The International Year of the Light Symposium: Session 3
2016-Mar-21
56 minutes
The International Year of the Light Symposium: Session 2
2016-Mar-14
119 minutes
The International Year of the Light Symposium: Session 1
2016-Mar-07
110 minutes
Tiger Math
2015-Nov-17
8 minutes
Space-Time Versus the Quantum
2015-Nov-16
59 minutes
Smart Puppy and TeenyTiny Dots
2015-Sep-25
1 minute
Smart Puppy and The Fantastic Frozen Flying Saucer
2015-Sep-23
1 minute
Smart Puppy and Super Conductors
2015-Sep-23
less than a minute
Invention of Blue LED Laser and Solid State Light with Shuji Nakamura
2015-Jul-06
59 minutes
Smart Puppy and Teensy-Weensy Magnets!
2015-Mar-12
less than a minute
Celebrating Nobel Prize Laser Inventor Charles Townes
2015-Feb-18
1 minute
Smart Puppy and The Tiniest Magnet!
2014-Dec-15
1 minute
Smart Puppy and Super-what?!
2014-Dec-02
1 minute
Smart Puppy and an Amazing Tennis Ball Trick!
2014-Dec-01
1 minute
Smart Puppy and Friends Play with Peanuts!
2014-Dec-01
1 minute
The Universe and Computers with George Smoot
2014-Oct-13
73 minutes
Leo Szilard: The Man Behind the Bomb with William Lanouette -- The Library Channel
2014-Apr-07
49 minutes
Cleaning Up Construction Runoff
2013-Dec-09
1 minute
Behind the Scenes at Berkeley Lab - The Mechanical Fabrication Facility
2013-Dec-02
2 minutes
SudoGlove Points Remote Controls Towards a More Natural Future
2013-Oct-28
1 minute
Albert Fert: The Rugby Player Who Got the Nobel Prize
2013-Oct-23
23 minutes
Herbert Kroemer Retirement
2013-Oct-07
82 minutes
StarCAVE Pushes Virtual Reality to New Frontiers
2013-Oct-07
1 minute
Astronomy Tool Detects Eye Diseases Earlier
2013-Sep-16
2 minutes
The Beginning and End of the Universe: What Physics Says
2013-Mar-18
59 minutes
Cold Atom Quantum Simulation
2013-Mar-04
49 minutes
Quantum Cascade Lasers: From Lab Curiosity to Tools (Or How to Convert Ideas into Products) with Kumar Patel
2013-Feb-04
58 minutes
Leaping Lizards - UCTV Prime Cuts
2012-Sep-13
3 minutes
Seeing the Light
2012-Mar-05
88 minutes
Big Thinking: The Power of Nanoscience
2012-Feb-13
88 minutes
Magnetic Mania…Magnetism on Earth and Beyond
2012-Jan-24
9 minutes