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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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November 17, 2019

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The FQXi July 23, 2018 Podcast features:
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Losing the Nobel Prize
In this special edition, physicist Brian Keating discusses his new book, which recounts the ill-fated BICEP2 announcement--and retraction--of the claimed discovery of primordial gravitational waves in 2014. Keating talks to Zeeya about some of the questionable ethical choices that led the team to the wrong conclusions, the problems with peer review and media hype, and how he thinks the Nobel Prize should be reformed.
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Wow! thanks or sharing the review of this book. garage door repair fountain valley It really helped us a lot. In this edition Cosmologist and inventor of the BICEP experiment Brian Keating tells the inside story of the mesmerizing quest to unlock the biggest mysteries of the universe and the human drama that ensued.


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It's a pity that he lost such a high award. Thank you for sharing the article. vex 3

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