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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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January 23, 2021

Complete Podcast
 
The FQXi December 31, 2020 Podcast features:
  • 2020: Year in Physics Review Part 2
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2020: Year in Physics Review Part 2
Concluding our countdown of the biggest stories of the year in physics, as chosen by quantum physicist Ian Durham.
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