Archive for December 2012

An overview of the basics of electric charges, electric fields, and electric potential energy. I also discuss how objects become charged, how charged ...View Details

A discussion of the properties and behaviour of gases, focusing on the kinetic theory of gases and the ideal gas law. I also discuss the thermodynamic...View Details

A discussion of the behaviour of fluids, including an overview of the concepts of fluid pressure and Pascal’s Principle. I also discuss Archimed...View Details

Episode 40: Gun Control

A science-based discussion of the issue of gun control in the United States. After reviewing some basic statistics about crime and gun ownership, I ex...View Details

An overview of the state as understood in political science, including a discussion of the meaning of terms like ‘state’, ‘country&r...View Details