Sun, 17 May 2020
Featured book: The Feeling of Life Itself, by Christof Koch.
A neuroscientist who’s spent decades studying the puzzle of consciousness explores the problem of how the brain gives rise to the mind.
And on the nightstand: Supernavigators, by David Barrie; and The Math of Life and Death, by Kit Yates.
Direct download: BookLab_023.mp3
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Wed, 12 February 2020
It’s one of the most provocative ideas in all of science – the notion that our universe might just an infinitesimal part of a much larger reality. In this episode, we look at two new books that take us deep into the multiverse: The Number of the Heavens, by Tom Siegfried; and Something Deeply Hidden, by Sean Carroll.
Direct download: BookLab_022.mp3
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