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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 29, 2016

A short explanation of the recent lack of new content from the podcast and what the plan is going forward.

May 15, 2016

In this episode we look at subdividing the day with the development of time keeping devices from the gnomon and sundials to atomic clocks.

May 1, 2016

We look at the development of the modern western calendar from prehistory through the time of the Roman Kings to the reforms of Julius Caesar (the Julian Calendar) and Pope Gregory XIII (the Gregorian Calendar).  Modern attempts at calendar reform are also discussed including the World Calendar and the...