A special episode in which I discuss some of the ideas and principles behind the production of the show, sources I use for episodes, and my motivation...View Details

In this special celebratory 100th episode, I discuss six major unsolved problems in science: the P vs NP problem in computer science, the mystery of d...View Details

A discussion of the method of reproduction of flowering plants, including an overview of the structure and function of the different components of the...View Details

An overview of the nature and properties of electromagnetic radiation, including a discussion of the electromagnetic spectrum, the nature of photons, ...View Details

An overview of the basic morphology and physiology of plants, including a discussion of the main types of plants, stems, roots, leaves, plant transpor...View Details

In this special episode I am joined by Jared Bauer, cofounder of Wisecrack, to discuss science and philosophy in movies and popular culture. We cover ...View Details

In the final episode of our series on computers, I give an introduction to high-level programming languages, how they relate to assembly language and ...View Details

In this the fifth episode of the series 'how computers work', I begin with a summary of some of the major methods of improving the performance of the ...View Details

In this fourth part in our series on computers, I begin with an overview of the von Neumann architecture used in most modern computers. This leads in ...View Details

In this third part of the series on computers I begin with an overview of Boolean algebra, including a discussion of key logic functions such as NOT, ...View Details

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