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Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe
A fun-filled discussion of the big, mind-blowing, unanswered questions about the Universe. In each episode, Daniel Whiteson (a Physicist who works at CERN) and Jorge Cham (a popular online cartoonist) discuss some of the simple but profound questions that people have been wondering about for thousands of years, explaining the science in a fun, shorts-wearing and jargon-free way.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 2,560 ratings
Heady stuff!
I’ll admit that most of it goes over my head, but I love that they don’t dumb things down. Daniel sounds like Roman Mars from 99 Percent Invisible…I could listen to him forever!
PclarkVN via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/14/21
Almost 5 stars
The information presented is incredible and they do an excellent job keeping the topics timely and surprising. But the jokey banter between snippets of interesting information really take me out of the discussion. I find myself going to other sources that are easier (for me) to follow. Truly...Read full review »
addsssaaa via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/08/21
Great show and explain topic matter well but the flow of the show it ruined by the number and length of ad breaks. Don’t begrudge anyone making a living but this is really letting the show down.
Asher22 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/05/21
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