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#198 – Sara Walker: The Origin of Life on Earth and Alien Worlds | Lex Fridman Podcast

Lex Fridman Podcast | 5 minute podcast summaries

Written Summaries: https://www.owltail.com/summaries/15281-Artificial-IntelligenceOther podcast summaries if you're on Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/5-min-summariesOr in other apps: search 'podcast summaries'.Original episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lex-fridman-podcast/id1434243584?i=1000528413917


12 Jul 2021

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#198 – Sara Walker: The Origin of Life on Earth and Alien Worlds

Lex Fridman Podcast

Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist interested in the origin of life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Sara’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sara_Imari Sara’s Website: http://emergence.asu.edu/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman – Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman – LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman – Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) – Introduction (07:44) – Origin of life (15:38) – Did aliens seed life on Earth? (20:48) – What is life? (32:27) – Cellular automata (36:56) – The laws of physics may change with time (46:41) – Nobel Prize for the origin of life (52:01) – Is consciousness fundamental to the universe? (1:03:19) – Life is the most deterministic part of physics (1:05:54) – Free will (1:14:11) – How to detect alien life (1:28:48) – How many alien civilization are out there? (1:35:32) – Shadow biosphere (1:41:59) – UFO sightings (1:45:35) – Exponential population growth of AI lifeforms (1:52:42) – The role of death in life (1:56:45) – Advice for young people (2:02:31) – Meaning of life

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9 Jul 2021

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Are we looking at life wrong? | Daniel Dennett, Sara Walker, Nick Lane

Philosophy For Our Times

It is the question that has rocked humanity for millennia, the conundrum that has confounded scientists, philosophers, politicians, artists and everyone in between: which came first, the chicken or the egg?And here we find ourselves, in need of help from the world’s greatest thinkers to settle this issue once and for all.To ask whether we’re looking at life wrong we’re joined remotely by three leading thinkers: Legendary American philosopher Daniel Dennett, astrobiologist and famed science communicator, Sara Walker, and evolutionary (and revolutionary) biochemist Professor Nick Lane.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


23 Mar 2021

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E:18 Sara Walker | Multiple Sclerosis, Struggle with Medical Community & Relying on People

The Neglected

Sara Walker and Jovanna Javis have a conversation about Sara's experience struggling for 10 years wondering what might be wrong with her body, being frustrated with the medical community believing her, ultimately finding out she had MS (Multiple Sclerosis), going through treatment, relying on other people and how everything effects her identity, relationships and faith.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/fortheneglected/support


19 Feb 2020

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Sara Walker: From 'Procrastinate and Flourish' to 'We're in a Good Place'│Ep. 22

BizTimes MKE: Milwaukee Business Insights

Procrastinate and Flourish!  This was a favorite saying of former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul Volcker.  Using his career as a reference point, Sara Walker of BMO Wealth Management discussed the changing role of global central banks and the expectations and limitations they face.  This backdrop created the foundation for an economic and capital markets review and outlook.  Consumer activity was under the magnifying glass in an effort to separate noise from outcomes as we begin 2020.   All of this was designed to help inform business decisions and personal investment decisions as well as answer any questions audience members had.In partnership with The Rotary Club of Milwaukee. 


17 Feb 2020

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Physics & the Origin of Life with Dr. Sara Imari Walker

NASA's Ask An Astrobiologist

We welcome Dr. Sara Imari Walker! Dr. Walker is a co-founder of SAGANet and currently an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University!She holds a doctorate in theoretical physics from Dartmouth. Her research focuses on questions surrounding the origin of life.Check out our website for the full transcript of this podcast, plus the full YouTube version of this episode: https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/ask-an-astrobiologist/episodes/16/


2 Mar 2018

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BwBMSIS # 3 - Dr. Sara Walker discusses "von Neumann Machines and the Origins and Distribution of Life in the Universe"


Welcome to the conversation. It is December 1st 2011 and this is our 3rd podcast. Today will be a discussion led by Dr. Sara Walker on "von Neumann Machines and the Origins and Distribution of Life in the Universe". The show is 50 mins long. Audio soundtrack courtesy of the Symphony of Science.

1 Dec 2011