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Ep. 87 Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder Discusses the Pros and Cons of “Dark Matter” in Physics, and the Limitations of Existing Computer Models of the Climate System

Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder is a Research Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, where she heads the “Analog Systems for Gravity Duals” group. Bob first asks her to explain why physicists began using the concepts of “dark matter” and “dark energy” to explain their observations of galaxies. Then they discuss her June New York Times…

Ep. 62 Tough Questions for Progressives

Bob asks a series of tough (but fair, he hopes) questions¬†for progressives, ranging from abortion to the minimum wage to climate¬†change. . . . . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The NYT (front page) article discussing Obama’s “Secret Kill List.” The clip of Obama saying, “We tortured some…