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Sean Carroll | Wondery
Sean Carroll's Mindscape
Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas
Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 4,882 ratings
Sean’s ability to explain topics with a coherent and steady narrative is incredible. I wonder if he even knows how talented he is. Seems to me that there’s no straight line to understanding quantum mechanics but Sean more than does his part to put it all together and make you appreciate the...Read full review »
Alexinhk888 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/08/21
Becoming Unlistenable
I have enjoyed many of these podcasts a great deal, at least the ones that have to do with the topics as to which Mr. Carroll has expertise. His increasing descent into leftist politics has certainly become annoying, but it is easy enough to spot those (including AMA ones in recent times) and to...Read full review »
Jetman51 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/07/21
Niall Ferguson? What a shame.
Used to live this podcast. It’s a shame that Sean had to stoop to legitimate the noted imperialist and Islamophobe Niall Ferguson.
Ivanapinyon via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 05/04/21
Recent Episodes
I talk with mathematician Emily Riehl about what topology and category theory are all about.
Published 05/10/21
I talk with historian Niall Ferguson about human society as a complex network, and what that means for how we deal with catastrophes.
Published 05/03/21
I talk about the recent anomalies in particle physics, whether we should trust them and what they might mean for physics beyond the Standard Model.
Published 04/26/21
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