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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.

Jan 25, 2015

In parallel with the chemical research being done to provide support for an atomic theory of matter, there was also work being done in the discipline of physics.  In this episode we discuss developments in the fields of thermodynamics and kinetic theory that supported the idea of atoms moving through a void.


Jan 18, 2015

In this episode, developments in electrochemistry by Berzelius, Faraday, Arrhenius, Oswald, van't Hoft and Werner are discussed.

Jan 12, 2015

A discussion of the development of the periodic table beginning with Prout's protyle and ending with Mendeleev.  Much of the material for this episode has been developed from Eric Scerri's, "The Periodic Table, Its Story and Its Significance."

Jan 4, 2015

This episode discusses the life and contributions of John Dalton with particular focus on his development of the Billard Ball model of the atom.