Quanta Science Podcast

Quanta Magazine

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Listen to Quanta Magazine's in-depth news stories about developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences. Quanta, an editorially independent magazine published by the Simons Foundation, seeks ...Show More
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10:58 | Dec 19th, 2018

In a Paris lab, researchers have shown for the first time that quantum methods of transmitting information are superior to classical ones. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Telepathic Drive” by Unicorn Heads.

18:51 | Nov 29th, 2018

Computer scientists are looking to evolutionary biology for inspiration in the search for optimal solutions among astronomically huge sets of possibilities. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is ”Dark Toys” by SYBS.
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14:49 | Nov 28th, 2018

Simple physical principles can be used to describe how rivers grow everywhere from Florida to Mars. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music is “Redwood Trail” by Audionautix.

1:05:34 | Nov 21st, 2018

Join writers and editors from Quanta Magazine for a stimulating panel discussion on the biggest ideas in math and science presented in two new books: Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire and The Prime Number Conspiracy. Panelists will discuss whether ...Show More

11:50 | Jun 21st, 2018

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical computer cannot. Now they’ve found one. Read more at QuantaMagazine.org. Music by Vibe Mountain.
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