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47 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sean Carroll. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sean Carroll, often where they are interviewed.

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47 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sean Carroll. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sean Carroll, often where they are interviewed.

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Today our guest is theoretical physicist Sean Carroll from the Mindscape podcast and his forthcoming book 'Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime' coming out soon and available now for preorder on Amazon. Find out more at PreposterousUniverse.com

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Aug 05 2020

57mins

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Sean Carroll | Our Preposerous Universe

The Think Inc. Podcast
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We shouldn’t be here. Not really, anyway. The chances that one day trillions upon trillions of atoms would all come together and make a sentient little sack of anxiety are unimaginably small. Yet here we are, wandering around the Earth, asking the question “why us?!” When you really think about it we might just be a cosmic joke – creatures aware enough to know the big questions, but not smart enough to answer them.
If your little bundle of atoms worry about the odds that you’d be here to worry in the first place, then this is the podcast for you. Sean Carroll dives head-first into the biggest mysteries of of our universe, unraveling the preposterous nature of the very fabric that makes up our world.

Jun 23 2020

1hr 26mins

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Throwback Thursday: Sean Carroll

The Dr. Drew Podcast
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In today's flashback episode, Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll from the Mindscape podcast returns to continue his conversation with Dr. Drew about quantum mechanics and physics. Check out Sean's book 'Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime' on Amazon. Find out more at PreposterousUniverse.com

Mar 12 2020

1hr 5mins

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Coronavirus questions; HMS Challenger and ocean acidification; Sean Carroll's quantum world

BBC Inside Science
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Adam Rutherford is joined by Professor of Virology at Nottingham University, Jonathan Ball, to help answer some of your questions on the latest coronavirus outbreak. Will it become endemic, and once infected and recovered how long are we resistant to the virus? And can face masks and alcohol hand gels help prevent infection?

In the 1870's the scientific research ship, HMS Challenger, sailed all the world's oceans measuring sea temperatures, ocean depths and sampling the geology of the seabed. But it's the seawater samples, containing microscopic zooplankton, preserved for 130 years which intrigued climate scientist Dr. Lyndsey Fox. She has been measuring the thickness of the shells of Foraminifera - tiny single-celled organisms - as a way of measuring how much the ocean has acidified over time. The shells are made of calcium carbonate, that is much harder to accrete when the pH drops.

Theoretical physicist Sean M. Carroll is very good at explaining the unexplainable. He chats to Adam about his latest book - Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime.

Producer: Fiona Roberts

Feb 20 2020

42mins

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SEAN CARROLL: SOMETHING DEEPLY HIDDEN - Why God Is Not A Good Theory

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Sean Carroll, is an American theoretical physicist specialising in quantum mechanics, gravity, and cosmology.

Sean's research explores dark matter, extra dimensions, and the origins of the universe, and his work has been published in The New York Times and New Scientist magazine.

Sean has also made television appearances on History Channel's The Universe, Morgan Freeman’s Through the Wormhole, and The Colbert Report. His latest book “Something Deeply Hidden”, has been described by the physicist Brian Cox as an exploration “of what it means to exist on this speck of dust in a possibly infinite universe”.

Feb 02 2020

2hr 8mins

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Sean Carroll | Why Almost No One Understands Quantum Mechanics and Other Problems in Physics & Philosophy

Hidden Forces
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In Episode 119 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Sean Carroll, a best-selling author and research professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research has focused on fundamental physics and cosmology, especially issues of dark matter, dark energy, spacetime symmetries, and the origin of the universe. Recently, Dr. Carroll has worked on the foundations of quantum mechanics, the emergence of spacetime, and the evolution of entropy and complexity.  

Our focus today is on the subject of Sean Carroll’s latest book “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Space-time.” The conversation jumps around quite a bit, and much of the discussion bends towards the philosophical. Demetri and Dr. Carroll discuss ontological questions dealing with the nature of reality and the possible limitations of science as an epistemological tool for making definitive statements about our own conscious experience. They also delve into some of the core theoretical aspects of quantum mechanics like the measurement problem, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, entanglement, and nonlocality. Sean Carroll also explains some of the various interpretations of quantum theory such as the Copenhagen interpretation, Many Worlds, Be Broglie–Bohm, Spontaneous Collapse, and QBism. 

For subscribers to our Hidden Forces Overtime feed, Demetri and Sean spend the balance of their time discussing more off-the-wall subjects such as the impact of quantum mechanics in culture, the fascination with time travel, challenges for artificial general intelligence, the prospect of aliens, and the implications of flat earth theory.

You can access the show overtime, along with the transcript and rundown to this week’s episode through the Hidden Forces Patreon Page. All subscribers also get their own exclusive Overtime RSS feed, which can be easily be added to your favorite podcast application. 

Producer & Host: Demetri Kofinas

Editor & Engineer: Stylianos Nicolaou

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Jan 20 2020

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Understanding Quantum Mechanics and the Universe ft. Sean Carroll

Stutter Hour
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This time we talk with Cal. Tech. Physicist Sean Carroll about trying to understand quantum mechanics to use as the foundation to understand the interactions of our universe. We cover how Quantum Mechanics is taught, how science reaches the public, Sean's preferred quantum theories and the direction of physics research, and the the emergence of higher complexity systems.
Sean also has a new book titled "Something Deeply Hidden" available now!The Book
Sean also has his own podcast!The Mindscape Podcast

Jan 13 2020

57mins

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Episode 30: Brian Keating interviews Sean Carroll about his book Something Deeply Hidden & Many Worlds

Into the Impossible
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Buy Sean’s books on Amazon

Find Sean Carrol online and listen to his Mindscape podcast

Sean Carroll on Joe Rogan

Sean M. Carroll is a Research Professor of Physics at CalTech. He is a theorist who thinks about the fundamental laws of nature, especially as they connect to cosmology. His research involves theoretical physics and astrophysics, especially cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. He has worked on questions involving dark matter and dark energy, modified gravity, violations of Lorentz invariance, extra dimensions, topological defects, cosmic microwave background anisotropies, causality violation, black holes, and the cosmological constant problem. Currently, most of his attention is focused on the origin of the universe and the arrow of time, including the roles of inflation, baby universes, and quantum gravity.

Quantum mechanics is the most important idea in physics, and physicists themselves readily admit that they don’t understand it. But rather than treating this situation as an urgent call to action, they have traditionally pretended that the problem isn’t there. In Something Deeply Hidden, Sean Carroll argues that this situation is embarrassing and unnecessary, as we do have a very promising way of understanding quantum reality: the Many-Worlds theory, pioneered by Hugh Everett. This book demystifies the paradoxes of quantum mechanics, explains the Many-Worlds approach at a level never previously attempted in a popular work, and argues that an improved understanding of the foundations of quantum mechanics is crucial to making progress on quantum gravity and the emergence of spacetime.

Dec 20 2019

1hr 3mins

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#126 - Sean Carroll - The Problem With Quantum Mechanics

Modern Wisdom
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Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist, podcaster and author.

Quantum physics is complicated. The quantum world does not operate like the one we see around us, yet our human experience of life emerges from this strange universe.

Today we learn how it can be the case that something so alien can give rise to something so familiar.

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Dec 12 2019

1hr 2mins

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Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll from the Mindscape podcast returns to continue his conversation with Dr. Drew about quantum mechanics and physics. Check out Sean's book 'Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime' on Amazon. Find out more at PreposterousUniverse.com

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Nov 08 2019

1hr 4mins

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