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The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.

The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.

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Complete Podcast

The FQXi **December 31, 2016** Podcast features:

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2016 Countdown Part 2

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JOE FISHER wrote on May 12, 2017

Dear Physicists,

Only Nature could provide the simplest reality. The real visible Universe must consist only of a unified infinite surface occurring in one infinite dimension that am always illuminated by infinite non-surface light.

The physicists claim that the strongest evidence for there having been a finite commencement of the universe was their belief that the “(complex) laws of Physics are universal and don’t change with time and location in space.”

You do...

Dear Physicists,

Only Nature could provide the simplest reality. The real visible Universe must consist only of a unified infinite surface occurring in one infinite dimension that am always illuminated by infinite non-surface light.

The physicists claim that the strongest evidence for there having been a finite commencement of the universe was their belief that the “(complex) laws of Physics are universal and don’t change with time and location in space.”

You do...

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