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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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May 27, 2016

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The FQXi December 28, 2013 Podcast features:
  • The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
  • Alien Hunter
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The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part I
FQXi's Ian Durham begins his round-up of the biggest physics stories of 2013.
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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.
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