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August 30, 2015

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The FQXi December 31, 2013 Podcast features:
  • The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part III
  • Ancient Aliens
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The Year in Physics: 2013 Review Part III
FQXi member Ian Durham reveals the top two physics advances of 2013.
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Ancient Aliens
Astronomer Abraham Loeb & biophysicist Dean Astumian discuss the provocative idea that life may have thrived in the cosmos just 15 million years after the big bang--and its implications for the multiverse.
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