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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 31, 2018

In 1930, Albert Einstein wrote, 

β€œI believe that the most important mission of the state is to protect the individual and to make it possible for him to develop into a creative personality.”

This concise statement of his political philosophy would guide his actions through much of the 1920's and early 30's as he...

May 23, 2018

In the words of physicist John Wheeler, 

β€œIn all the history of human thought, there is no greater dialogue than that which took place over the years between Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein about the meaning of the quantum.”

In this episode of the Scientific Odyssey we explore the relationship between the two men...

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.