Uncertainty Principle The Podcast

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Sinopse

A podcast about the philosophy of science; where we're going, what we're doing, and how we got here.

Episódios

  • The Masque of the Red Death | by Edgar Allan Poe

    The Masque of the Red Death | by Edgar Allan Poe

    01/11/2020 Duração: 17min

    Happy Halloween... The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe, as read by Daniel James Barker. Music: Rngmnn - "Down The Grain" https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rngmnn/Off_The_Bridge/01_rngmnn_-_down_the_grain Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring.

  • A Manhole Cover From Earth

    A Manhole Cover From Earth

    13/07/2020 Duração: 10min

    It's been awhile, but it's been a rough year, hasn't it? Here's a light-hearted episode about a legend that has circulated the internet about a "manhole cover" that made it into space... SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker COOL STUFF: Luna 1 | https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/luna-01/in-depth/ Karman Line | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%A1rm%C3%A1n_line First Object in Space | https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/explorer/bumper.html Dr. Brownlee on the Pascal B test | http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Brownlee.html Operation Plumbob | http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Plumbob.html MUSIC: "Gravitation (remix)" by Stellardrone | https://soundcloud.com/stellardrone/gravitation-2018-remix What True Self? Feels Bogus, Let's Watch Jason X" by Chris Zabriskie | https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/what-true-self-feels-bogus Thanks for listening, & keep exploring. Daniel

  • The Overview Effect

    The Overview Effect

    17/11/2019 Duração: 19min

    What is it like to see the Earth from space? SUPPORT THE SHOW: Patreon: www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Paypal: paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker COOL STUFF: ZenPencils: https://zenpencils.com/comic/33-edgar-mitchell-a-global-consciousness/ Overview Effect mini-documentary: https://vimeo.com/55073825 MUSIC: "The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III" by Chris Zabriskie "Ultra Deep Field" by Stellardrone "What True Self, Feels Bogus, Let's Watch Jason X" by Chris Zabriskie Used under Creative Commons SOCIAL: Facebook: www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Twitter: twitter.com/upthepod Website: https://uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast.com/ Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring

  • By Ourselves w/ Nathan Eliot

    By Ourselves w/ Nathan Eliot

    23/07/2019 Duração: 47min

    A conversation with Nathan Eliot, a science-enthusiast musician about his upcoming album By Ourselves. Nathan's Music: https://nathaneliot.bandcamp.com/ SUPPORT THE SHOW: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Paypal: https://paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker SOCIAL: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/upthepod Website: http://UncertaintyPrincipleThePodcast.com Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring

  • Was the Moon Landing Faked?

    Was the Moon Landing Faked?

    04/06/2019 Duração: 21min

    How do we really know we went to the moon? SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: General Wiki On Moon Landing Conspiracies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing_conspiracy_theories Who Mourns for Apollo? http://www.studyphysics.ca/apollo2.pdf Landing a Man on the Moon: The Public’s View https://news.gallup.com/poll/3712/landing-man-moon-publics-view.aspx Orion: Trial By Fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyZqSWWKmHQ Prop Rock https://pseudoastro.wordpress.com/2008/09/06/apollo-moon-hoax-there-is-a-prop-rock-labeled-with-a-c/ Aldrin Photo https://airandspace.si.edu/sites/default/files/images/image-albums/AS11-40-5868h.jpg Prop Rock Photo Analysis http://www.clavius.org/rover1.html Mythbusters on Aldrin Photo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPj60sy9Cfw IGN on Aldrin Photo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syVP6zDZN7I Vintage Space on Van Allen Belt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLtgS2_qxJk Buzz Aldrin Punches Bart

  • The Black Hole | A Special Mini–Episode

    The Black Hole | A Special Mini–Episode

    12/04/2019 Duração: 03min

    Discover more about the black hole: https://eventhorizontelescope.org/ Music by Stellardrone: https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/track/red-giant Support The Show: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker

  • What If There Was No Gravity

    What If There Was No Gravity

    09/01/2019 Duração: 13min

    Well, basically, you'd die... SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: Fundamental Forces: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamental_interaction Theory of Everything: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_everything Fine Tuning: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227123-000-gravity-mysteries-why-is-gravity-fine-tuned/ MUSIC: "Take Off and Shoot a Zero" by Chris Zabriskie: https://chriszabriskie.bandcamp.com/track/take-off-and-shoot-a-zero Image by NASA: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Astronaut-EVA_edit2.jpg Thanks for listening, and keep exploring.

  • Roswell, Area 51, and Close Encounters

    Roswell, Area 51, and Close Encounters

    23/12/2018 Duração: 21min

    The truth is out there... Written, narrated, and edited by Daniel James Barker SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: Project Blue Book: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/politics/pentagon-program-ufo-harry-reid.html Roswell Report: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/FOID/Reading%20Room/UFO/RoswellReportCaseClosed.pdf?ver=2017-05-22-113519-430 Condon Report: https://files.ncas.org/condon/ Hynek Scale: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_encounter Your Burning Questions About the Roswell Incident Answered: https://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-07/your-burning-roswell-ufo-questions-answered Could Solar Radiation Pressure Explain 'Oumuamua's Peculiar Acceleration?: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1810.11490.pdf 'Oumuamua: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/06/health/oumuamua-alien-probe-harvard-intl/index.html A Roswell Requiem: https://www.skeptic.com/magazine/archives/10.1/ First Alien Abduction Account: https://www.hist

  • Willing To Be Wrong | Coffee w/ Dan

    Willing To Be Wrong | Coffee w/ Dan

    27/11/2018 Duração: 01min

    Be humble in the face of knowledge... Thanks for listening, & keep exploring.

  • The Great American Eclipse

    The Great American Eclipse

    09/11/2018 Duração: 16min

    Why should you see an eclipse? SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/5 COOL STUFF: US Eclipses: https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/future/ More US Eclipses: https://www.alabamawx.com/?p=139743 World Eclipses: https://in-the-sky.org/eclipses.php 1918 Eclipse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_June_8,_1918 1919 Eclipse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_May_29,_1919 "A determination of the deflection of light by the sun's gravitational field, from observations made at the total eclipse of May 29, 1919": http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/roypta/220/571-581/291.full.pdf Einstein Rings: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein_ring MUSIC: "John Stockton Slow Drag" by Chris Zabriskie "Swirl Sixteen" By Laguna "Rendezvous with Rama" By Stellardrone "The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III" By Chris Zabriskie "Breathe in the Light" By Stellardrone Thanks for Listening, & Keep Exploring

  • MIA  Sobriety | Coffee w/ Dan

    MIA & Sobriety | Coffee w/ Dan

    19/10/2018 Duração: 09min

    Thank you all for your support. I'm sorry I've been gone for so long...

  • Magic and Tech | Coffee w/ Dan

    Magic and Tech | Coffee w/ Dan

    27/09/2017 Duração: 13min

    What is magic, and where does technology meet it?

  • Coffee w/ Dan | Apologies  Flat Earthers

    Coffee w/ Dan | Apologies & Flat Earthers

    28/04/2017 Duração: 17min

    I'm getting sick of these flat-earther's coming out....

  • π

    π

    02/02/2017 Duração: 20min

    A conversation about Pi. CORRECTION: At around 2:30 I mistakenly said that 5/2 was equivalent to 1.5. Obviously this is not true and 5/2 is actually equivalent to 2.5. Andy Rundquist is a professor of physics at Hamline University, where I go to school. He runs a physics blog and also did a science performance with Bill Nye at the Mall of America! Find both, respectively, here: https://arundquist.wordpress.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqTmyfjXuE0 SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker MUSIC: "Backed Vibes Clean" by Kevin Macleod: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Jazz_Sampler/Backed_Vibes_Clean_1973 "Sleep No Time" by Asthmatic Astronaut: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Asthmatic_Astronaut/Lost_Unfinished_Thrown_away_And_Recovered/Asthmatic_Astronaut_-_Lost_Unfinished_Thrown_away_And_Recovered_B_Sides_-_08_Sleep_No_Time "FasterFasterBrighter" by Blue Dot Sessions: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessio

  • 2,000,000,000,000

    2,000,000,000,000

    01/01/2017 Duração: 17min

    What's the big deal about those two trillion galaxies? COOL STUFF: Hubble Panoramic Image: https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-s-high-definition-panoramic-view-of-the-andromeda-galaxy Hubble Ultra Deep Field: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/07/ Nasa post about the original paper: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-reveals-observable-universe-contains-10-times-more-galaxies-than-previously-thought Original Paper: http://www.spacetelescope.org/static/archives/releases/science_papers/heic1620/heic1620a.pdf How big is the Hubble Ultra Deep Field?: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/about-us/98-the-universe/galaxies/observing-galaxies/535-how-big-is-the-hubble-ultra-deep-field-image-intermediate NYT post about the original paper: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/18/science/two-trillion-galaxies-at-the-very-least.html?_r=2 About those two trillion galaxies...: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/universe-2-trillion-galaxies/ MUSIC: "Red Giant" by Stellardr

  • 3D

    3D

    01/09/2016 Duração: 16min

    SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/ https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple/ MUSIC: "Cylinder One" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/cylinder-one "Let's Start at the Beginning" by Lee Rosevere: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning "On Behalf of my Parents" by Joseph Barker: https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/on-behalf-of-my-parents-joseph "Planetary Boundary Layer" by Sol.ar Lab: https://soundcloud.com/solar-lab/planetary-boundary-layer "The Theatrical Trailer for Poltergeist III" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/the-theatrical-poster-for-poltergeist-iii THUMBNAIL IMAGE: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Toronto_view-master.jpg COOL STUFF: Wiggle stereogram: http://www.timnowackphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/wiggle-sterescopy-bonsai-1.gif Stellar Parallax wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste

  • The Atomic Idea

    The Atomic Idea

    18/07/2016 Duração: 18min

    Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Music by: Kai Engel: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_One__Cold/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_One_-_Cold_-_01_Snowfall_Intro Lee Rosevere: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/i-cant-imagine-where-id-be-without-it?in=chriszabriskie/sets/every-chris-zabriskie-album Joseph Barker: https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/on-behalf-of-my-parents-joseph Check out the video by Ted-ed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQP4UJhNn0I Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring!

  • Science Fiction (Part 2) – feat. Dean Martin

    Science Fiction (Part 2) – feat. Dean Martin

    06/06/2016 Duração: 26min

    The conclusion to Dean's and my discussion on Science Fiction. Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Check out Dean's podcast: http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Music by: Stellardrone; https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/ Chris Zabriskie; http://chriszabriskie.com/ Professor Kliq; http://www.professorkliq.com/ Joseph Barker; https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey Follow the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Depiction_of_a_futuristic_city.jpg Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring

  • Brain Power (Part 2)

    Brain Power (Part 2)

    03/05/2016 Duração: 17min

    The second part of our exploration into the human brain! Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple?ty=h https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Why Humans Give Birth to Helpless Babies http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-humans-give-birth-to-helpless-babies/ LSG Media http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Decipher SciFi http://www.decipherscifi.com/ Music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning http://chriszabriskie.com/vendaface/ https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/featherweight Thanks for listening, and Keep Exploring! -Daniel

  • Science Fiction (Part 1)- Feat. Dean Martin

    Science Fiction (Part 1)- Feat. Dean Martin

    03/04/2016 Duração: 21min

    Check out Dean's podcast! http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Music used in the beginning is by Stellardrone https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/ Other music comes from the the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey, used for critique reasons, which falls under fair use. Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple?ty=h https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Image from Wikimedia commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Depiction_of_a_futuristic_city.jpg Thanks for listening, Keep exploring. -Daniel

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