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Nikita Petrov (Psychopolitica.com) and John Horgan (Stevens Center for Science Writings, Mind-Body Problems)

Nikita Petrov and John Horgan contemplate the nature of ideas and their relationship to individual people and cultures.

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Recorded:Feb 19    Posted:Feb 22, 2021
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Psychopolitica | Feb 22, 2021 | Nikita Petrov & John Horgan

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Robert Wright talks with Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek, author of the new book Fundamentals, about the axion, a hypothesized particle that could explain why much of the universe’s mass seems to be missing.

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Sex, death, and science

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Quantum spookiness explained!

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Science writer George Musser explains one of physics’ strangest concepts to John Horgan.

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How young is too young for movement conservatism?

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A new interpretation of quantum mechanics

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