The Vanishing Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 15 February 2024 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 3 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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The Brilliant Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 8 February 2024 | 0h 52m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 2 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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The Curious Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 1 February 2024 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 1 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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Exploring Physics, from Eggshells to Oceans

People I (Mostly) Admire | 23 December 2023 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Helen Czerski about using physics to explain how the world works. Discusses bubbles, setting off explosives, and how ocean waves have changed the course of history.

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The Matter of Everything

Science for the People | 27 February 2023 | 1h 00m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Suzie Sheehy about her book The Matter of Everything: How Curiosity, Physics, and Improbable Experiments Changed the World. Discusses seminal physics experiments that have discovered various particles and revealed the nature of the atom. Explains the ways that particle physics touches our everyday lives.

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Frank Close on Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass

New Books in Science | 6 July 2022 | 1h 32m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Frank Close about his book Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass. Tells the story of Peter Higgs, the Large Hadron Collider, and the search for the Higgs boson. Backgrounds the importance of the Higgs boson to our understanding of modern physics.

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The Universe Speaks in Numbers: Steven Weinberg

The Universe Speaks in Numbers | 28 November 2019 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes
Steven Weinberg has died at 88 (NY Times obituary). This 2014 interview reflects on his career in physics, the ‘golden years’ in which he and others put the finishing touches to the Standard Model of particle physics, and his views about the future of theoretical physics.

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Len Mlodinow – The Life of Stephen Hawking

How to Academy | 23 November 2020 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Leonard Mlodinow about his book Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics. Backgrounds his work co-writing A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design with Hawking. Discusses Hawking’s work, philosophy, daily life and struggles, compassion, and humour.

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