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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.

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Complete Podcast

The FQXi **December 28, 2013** Podcast features:

- The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
- Alien Hunter

INFO: **MP3 file / 38 minutes / 37 MB**

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Individual Stories

The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I

FQXi's Ian Durham begins his round-up of the biggest physics stories of 2013.

INFO: **MP3 file / 23 minutes / 22 MB**

LISTEN:

RELATED LINKS:

*Nature News:*Quantum Gas Goes Below Absolute Zero*Nature Physics:*Consistent thermostatistics forbids negative absolute temperatures*National Geographic:*Chelyabinsk Meteor: The Antimated Movie*FQXi podcast:*Averting an Asteroid Apocalypse*FQXi blog:*How often should we expect destructive impacts from the skies?*Quanta:*Amplituhedron: Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics*Oxford Quantum:*Long-lived qubits survive for record times*Physics World:*IceCube finds cosmic neutrinos at the South Pole

Alien Hunter

Astronomer and FQXi member Sara Seager describes the hunt for signs of life on exoplanets, and receiving a MacArthur genius grant, to reporter Colin Stuart.

INFO: **MP3 file / 11 minutes / 11 MB**

LISTEN:

RELATED LINKS:

*FQXi article:*Profile of Sara Seager*New Scientist:*Rockstar planet hunter: Genius award will free my brain

PODCAST ARCHIVE

- Happy 10th Birthday FQXi! & News Round-Up
- Quantum Collapse
- The Big Picture

- Gravitational Waves & a MICROSCOPE on Galileo
- Wrinkles in Spacetime
- A Quantum Horror Story

- 2015 Countdown Part 3

- 2015 Countdown Part 2

- 2015 Countdown Part 1

- Physics of Information

- FQXi Grant & Neutrino Prizes
- A Cosmic Test for Time
- Existential Risk
- Thunderbirds Meets Quantum Physics

- Hawking Claims to Solve Black Hole Paradox & Spookiness Confirmed in a Loophole-free Test
- Einstein Causes Quantum Collapse?
- Saving the World in 5 Simple Steps
- Quantum Thermodynamics
- The Physics Filmmaker

- Planets & Pentaquarks
- Frank Drake on a $100 million Alien Hunt
- Conjuring a Neutron Star from a Nanowire
- Edge of the Sky

- Talking About How to Talk About Physics

- In Praise of Physics Poetry
- Spacetime Squids
- Searching for the Impossible

- Bohmian Rhapsody

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