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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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October 24, 2021

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2019: Year in Physics Review Part 1
Beginning our countdown of the biggest stories of the year in physics, as chosen by quantum physicist Ian Durham.
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Hi Georgina, Agreed ,


No, too many people try linking adverts or untrustworthy sites.


If neurons sometimes send and receive electromagnetic signals an obvious possible antenna is the microtubule in the axon. Penrose theorized that microtubules can act like a specialized quantum computer -- perhaps to filter and process the information supplied by photons being absorbed by the microtubule.

Microtubules of different neurons might absorb different frequencies of EM radiation. By experimenting and theorizing about which frequencies of photons would be absorbed -- those...

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