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60-Second Adventures in Thought
for iPod/iPhone
Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat Achilles in a race? Voiced by comedian David Mitchell, these fast-paced animations explain six famous thought experiments, from the ancient Greeks to Albert Einstein, that have changed the way we see the world. Subjects as vast as time travel, infinity, quantum mechanics and artificial intelligence, are squeezed into 60-second clips that will tickle your funny bone and blow your mind.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.2 stars from 769 ratings
Too few!
Excellent short videos covering major thought experiments… If only there were more of them!
Private123467890 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/20/14
I like it.
Замечательные ролики.
Tam-tam1000 via Apple Podcasts · Russia · 04/25/13
These are fun!
Love it! Finished the philosophy ones; can't wait to view the Econ ones. Make more!!!
Couatl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/25/12
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