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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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February 9, 2016

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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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