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The Scientific Odyssey

The Scientific Odyssey is a podcast exploration of scientific inquiry through it's history and philosophy.  New episodes weekly.

May 14, 2018

In this episode we look at Einstein's rise to international fame and what it cost him.

May 7, 2018

When Einstein moved to Berlin in 1914, he entered into a period of intense turmoil, both in his scientific work and in his personal life.  In this episode, we take a look at the factors that led him to Berlin and what transpired once he got there.

Apr 12, 2018

This week we look at the period of Albert Einstein's life from 1905-1913 as he moved from one position to another on his rise among the European physics community

Mar 26, 2018

In the second half of 1905, Albert Einstein published tow papers that refined humanity's understanding of space and time as well as the relationship between mass and energy.  In this episode, we examine the factors that led to these discoveries. 

Mar 13, 2018

In 1905, Albert Einstein published five papers that changed the course of physics and the modern world.  In this episode, we look at the first three of those works including his paper on the photoelectric effect, his derivation of Avogardo's number and his analysis of Brownian motion that more or less proved the...