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Podcast Profile: The Titanium Physicists Podcast

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96 episodes
2011 to 2020
Median: 51 minutes
Collection: Physics, Math, and Astronomy


Description (podcaster-provided):

Dr. Ben Tippett and his team of physicists believe that anyone can understand physics. Black Holes! Lightning! Coronal Mass Ejections! Quantum Mechanics! Fortnightly, they explain a topic from advanced physics, using explanations, experiments and fun metaphors to a non-physicist guest. Visit the website to see a list of topics sorted by physics field.


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

➤ Advanced physics explained • Guest appearances by musicians, authors, and other public figures • Topics on quantum mechanics, black holes, dark matter, and astrophysics • Fun metaphors and relatable explanations

The Titanium Physicists Podcast is a show hosted by Dr. Ben Tippett and a team of physicists who believe that anyone can understand physics. The episodes center around advanced physics topics, which the team explains to non-physicist guests through a mix of explanations, experiments, and fun metaphors.

The content spans a wide range of intriguing scientific subjects. Fundamental concepts in quantum mechanics, such as quantum computers, coherence and decoherence, and quantum entanglement, are explored, often delving into the complex and mind-boggling nature of these phenomena. Astrophysics plays a significant role, with episodes discussing black holes, neutron stars, supernovae, and the cosmic microwave background. The podcast doesn't shy away from cosmology, including topics like the Big Bang, the heat death of the universe, and gravitational waves.

Listeners will also find episodes about specific celestial bodies and phenomena within our solar system, such as Neptune's unique conditions and the moon's geological activity. The show covers particle physics in-depth, discussing neutrinos, dark matter, and the strong nuclear force.

Technology and methodology related to physics are also frequent topics, including episodes on advanced observational techniques such as interferometry, the development of new gravitational wave detectors, and the technology behind digital cameras. There are episodes that delve into more niche areas like biophysics, magnetic phenomena, and the prospects for detecting life on Mars.

Throughout the podcast, various scientists and experts, from astrophysicists to biophysicists, engage with a diverse array of guests, including musicians, authors, and fellow podcasters. This variety underscores the podcast's aim to make complex scientific concepts accessible and entertaining to a broader audience.


Episodes:
Episode Image Episode 86: Live at AAAS- Quantum Computers
2020-Oct-13
63 minutes
Episode Image Episode 85: Decoherence Not Incoherence
2020-Feb-01
83 minutes
Episode Image Episode 84: Super Stars Look Like Zebras
2020-Jan-01
103 minutes
Episode Image Episode 83: Feeling Feeble WIMPS and Axions
2019-Nov-30
67 minutes
Episode Image Episode 82: Snowing Diamonds
2019-Nov-01
92 minutes
Episode Image Episode 81: LISA the Giant Tumbling Space Triangle
2019-Sep-30
78 minutes
Episode Image Episode 80: Picturing the Bach Hole
2019-Aug-21
94 minutes
Episode Image Episode 79: MiniBooNE or Giant Curse
2019-Mar-11
62 minutes
Episode Image Episode 78 The Heat Death of The Universe
2018-Sep-10
74 minutes
Episode Image Episode 77: Disruptive Feedback
2018-Feb-19
55 minutes
Episode 76: All that Glitters
2017-Dec-18
69 minutes
Episode Image Episode 75: The Undeniable Outward Push
2017-Nov-13
60 minutes
Episode Image Episode 74: Jingle Bell Sweaters
2017-Aug-24
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 73: An Episode with Glass
2017-Jul-10
87 minutes
Episode Image Episode 72: Moonquake
2017-May-01
63 minutes
Episode Image Episode 71: Neutriyes or NeutriNO
2017-Mar-20
60 minutes
Episode Image Episode 70: Muon, science cat, muon
2017-Jan-16
60 minutes
Episode Image Episode 69: Super Hyper Fire Hose Bucket Challenge
2016-Dec-12
71 minutes
Episode Image Episode 68: The Shadows of Creation
2016-Nov-07
61 minutes
Episode Image Episode 67: A Phonon Call
2016-Oct-01
57 minutes
Episode Image Episode 66: Life On Mars
2016-Jul-20
68 minutes
Episode Image Episode 65: New Ways of Looking
2016-May-23
54 minutes
Episode Image Episode 64: E and N (The edges of Einstein)
2016-Apr-25
84 minutes
Episode Image Episode 63: Worldbuilding
2016-Mar-25
59 minutes
Episode Image NONEPISODE: ben's feeling
2016-Feb-11
31 minutes
Episode Image Episode 62: Black Bells
2016-Feb-01
89 minutes
Episode Image Episode 61: Levitating Trains
2016-Jan-18
49 minutes
Episode Image Episode 60: Meters Of Interference
2015-Dec-16
73 minutes
Episode Image Episode 59: Strange Truth and Charming Beauty
2015-Dec-01
50 minutes
Episode Image Episode 58: Extraordinary Evidence
2015-Oct-25
67 minutes
Episode Image Episode 57: Two Photons Walk Into An H Bar
2015-Sep-18
90 minutes
Episode Image Episode 56: What "In Tangles" Meant
2015-Jun-07
81 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 8
2015-May-18
17 minutes
Episode Image Episode 55: Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser Laser
2015-Apr-01
53 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 7
2015-Mar-23
16 minutes
Episode Image Episode 54: The Way the Dog Ran Away
2015-Feb-12
65 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 6
2015-Feb-01
31 minutes
Episode Image Episode 53: Consistent Variables
2015-Jan-11
47 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 5
2014-Dec-26
56 minutes
Episode Image Episode 52: Through The Mirror
2014-Dec-20
82 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 4
2014-Dec-09
26 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 3
2014-Nov-17
25 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 2
2014-Nov-14
16 minutes
Episode Image Question Barn 1
2014-Nov-12
19 minutes
Episode Image Episode 51: Tabled Tops
2014-Oct-22
49 minutes
Episode Image Episode 50: The Death Of Spirals
2014-Sep-01
48 minutes
Episode Image Ep 49: Parallel Philosophies with Christopher Reynaga
2014-Aug-01
52 minutes
Episode Image Domains of Influence with Matt Sheehy and Brent Knopf
2014-Jul-01
71 minutes
Episode Image Episode 47: The Song Of Falling Stars with Robot Hugs
2014-Jun-18
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 46: Burning Twice as Bright with Alasdair Stuart
2014-May-11
50 minutes
Episode Image Episode 45: The ThumBprint of Creation with Ryan North
2014-Mar-28
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 44: Radiation oncology
2014-Mar-12
33 minutes
Episode Image Episode 43: Approaching Singularity
2014-Feb-17
65 minutes
Episode Image Episode 42: Quantum Twins Talk In Code
2014-Feb-01
47 minutes
Episode Image Episode 41: The Light Which Pushes Back The Darkness
2014-Jan-01
67 minutes
Episode Image Episode 40: Snowlines and No Rhymes
2013-Dec-22
51 minutes
Episode Image Episode 39: Pasta Stars
2013-Dec-07
37 minutes
Episode Image Episode 38: Tron
2013-Oct-30
53 minutes
Episode Image Episode 37: Quantum Shave and a Haircut
2013-Oct-17
56 minutes
Episode Image Episode 36: Useless Spheres and Wasteful Rockets
2013-Sep-01
42 minutes
Episode Image Episode 35: Crater?! I Hardly Know Her!
2013-Jul-22
41 minutes
Episode Image Episode 34: Ladder To The Stars
2013-Jun-24
49 minutes
Episode Image Episode 33: His Dark Materials
2013-Jun-09
46 minutes
Episode Image Episode 32: Sailors take warning
2013-May-08
46 minutes
Episode Image Episode 31: Pushing Mirrors
2013-Apr-08
38 minutes
Episode Image Episode 30: Subtle Pursuits
2013-Mar-10
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 29: Dark Equivalence
2013-Feb-12
56 minutes
Episode Image Episode 28: Smoke Like Swirls on the Moon
2013-Jan-21
40 minutes
Episode Image Episode 27: Death and Heat Death
2012-Dec-31
61 minutes
Episode Image Episode 26: Black Gold
2012-Dec-10
71 minutes
Episode Image Episode 25: The No Bear Theorem
2012-Nov-12
55 minutes
Episode Image Episode 24: Higgs In A Blanket
2012-Oct-14
42 minutes
Episode Image Episode 23: Quantum Tunneling
2012-Oct-01
50 minutes
Episode Image Episode 22: Falling Down the Stepped Leader
2012-Sep-17
55 minutes
Episode Image Episode 21: Things Fall Apart
2012-Aug-20
44 minutes
Episode Image Episode 20: Time Dilates When You're Having Fun
2012-Jul-29
57 minutes
Episode Image Episode 19: The Northern Lights
2012-Jul-14
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 18: That Superconductor Episode
2012-Jul-02
44 minutes
Episode Image SBS! The Weekly Weinersmith Ep. 2
2012-Jun-25
58 minutes
Episode Image Episode 17: See Spot Sun!
2012-Jun-09
54 minutes
Episode Image Episode 16: Drinking Superfluid from the Fire Hose of Knowledge
2012-May-28
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 15: Music From Before Time
2012-May-13
48 minutes
Episode Image Episode 14: How Do You Spell Quasar?
2012-Apr-30
39 minutes
Episode Image Episode 13: That Which Lies Beneath The Ice
2012-Apr-16
67 minutes
Episode Image Episode 12: Exiled Worlds on the Outskirts
2012-Apr-02
44 minutes
Episode Image Episode 11: Of Matters Dark...
2012-Mar-18
39 minutes
Episode Image Episode 10: Neutron Stars
2012-Mar-05
32 minutes
Episode Image Episode 9: Warp Drive
2012-Feb-20
40 minutes
Episode Image Episode 8: The Sea of Dirac
2012-Feb-05
36 minutes
Episode Image Episode 7: Extra Solar Planets
2012-Jan-22
34 minutes
Episode Image Episode 6: Gravitational Waves
2012-Jan-09
34 minutes
Episode Image Episode 5: The Dunes of Titan
2011-Dec-23
38 minutes
Episode Image Episode 4: The Solar Neutrino Problem
2011-Dec-11
38 minutes
Episode Image Episode 3: Time Travel
2011-Nov-28
37 minutes
Episode Image Episode 2: Black Hole Detection
2011-Nov-13
32 minutes
Episode Image Episode 1: Big Rips
2011-Nov-09
33 minutes