Archive for November 2010

Episode 10: The Cell

An overview of the structure and function of cells, as well as their discovery, size, and classifications. Organelles discussed include the nucleus, p...View Details

An introduction to the nature, phases, and atomic composition of matter, along with a look at elements, ions, isotopes and the periodic table. The epi...View Details

Episode 8: The Atom

An examination of the atom, beginning with the origin of the concept in ancient Greece, and its subsequent development as a truly scientific idea in t...View Details

A look into the fascinating psychological phenomenon of the introspection illusion. We explore the research behind this phenomenon, and the many impli...View Details

Episode 6: Thermodynamics

An introduction to the principles of thermodynamics, including a look at temperature and heat, the laws of thermodynamics, perpetual motion, methods o...View Details

An analysis of corporate conspiracy theories, including the alleged suppression of the cure for cancer and sabotage of the electric car. Using economi...View Details

An overview of current theories about how life arose from non-living matter, including an overview of the conditions on early earth, definitions of li...View Details