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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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A meditating mathematician is developing a theory of conscious experience to help understand the boundary between the quantum and classical world.

Can We Feel What It’s Like to Be Quantum?
Underground experiments in the heart of the Italian mountains are testing the links between consciousness and collapse theories of quantum physics.

The Thermodynamic Limits of Intelligence: Q&A with David Wolpert
Calculating the energy needed to acquire and compute information could help explain the (in)efficiency of human brains and guide the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence.

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Using precision thermometry to make mini heat engines, that might, momentarily, bust through the thermodynamic limit.

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The FQXi November 29, 2015 Podcast features:
  • Physics of Information
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Physics of Information
Physics of Information special featuring: Donald Marolf on black hole firewalls; Adan Cabello on ruling out reality; & the search to define what information actually is with Olimpia Lombardi. Plus highlights of many other FQXi-funded research projects.
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