The podcast-wave duality discuss Einstein’s first big hit: the photoelectric effect (theory of relativity was his B-side). Raj believes that Einstein and Newton were only popular because they were “Particle Men”, Jono explains that photons (like the police) behave differently when being observed, and Joe finally gets to talk about the double-slit experiment that he […]Read more "The Photoelectric Slide"
The pre-cancerous trio reveal that sometimes cancer can literally disappear up your own ass. Cancer is complicated, but Raj explains that *Spoiler Alert* healthy people live longer. Jono compares cancer treatments to Terminator movies, and Joe is no longer impressed with Lance Armstrong. Listen here. The Paper: “Spontaneous regression of colon cancer” (Kihara et al., […]Read more "It’s Not a Tumor! …Anymore"
The three vectors transmit the fact that Asian gerbils were the true culprits behind the Black Plague in Europe. A study on tree rings exonerates rats, while Jono exonerates Richard Gere from any gerbil related rumors. Raj explains why brown lives matter not just intrinsically, but epidemiologically. And Joe is just glad we live in […]Read more "Black Deaths Matter: Gerbils Caused the Plague"
The three fan boys (fans because we want to cool the Earth) discuss global warming, focusing on how the ice caps are melting. Joe feels helpless in trying to stop the impending doom of global warming, Jono is convinced that he has the smallest carbon footprint, and Raj proposes a freeze ray to stop glacier melting. […]Read more "Polar Ice Capped"