I discuss the methods and results of my Master's Thesis, in which I analysed electrophysiological data of the mouse visual system using a variety of s...View Details

A discussion of higher-order processing of information in the visual system, including an overview of how the brain extracts edges and basic shapes fr...View Details

An overview of the field of microbiology, beginning with a brief history of the discipline, and then proceeding through a summary of the structure and...View Details

An introduction to the theory of plate tectonics, beginning with an overview of the internal structure of Earth, the differences between oceanic and c...View Details

Building on the basic concepts discussed in the previous episode, this episode examines the formation and development of a wide range of weather pheno...View Details

An introduction to key concepts relevant to understanding weather, including relative and absolute humidity, atmospheric stability, cloud formation an...View Details

In this sixth and final part in our series on economic growth and development, I discuss in more detail some of the key institutions necessary for eco...View Details

In this fifth part of our series on economic growth and development, I examine the major factors that have been advanced as explaining differences in ...View Details

In this fourth part of our series on economic growth and development, I outline the major theories of economic development developed over the past six...View Details

Astrophysicist Mario Livio joins me to discuss his latest book 'Galileo and the Science Deniers', which chronicles the scientific discoveries of Galil...View Details

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