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Steven Strogatz and Quanta Magazine
The Joy of x
The acclaimed mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews some of the world's leading scientists about their lives and work.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 370 ratings
Bleeps lol
2 episodes in a row, & the guests got “bleeped” for their frank potty mouths. So funny! I feel a voyeuristic thrill to get to listen to this, since it’s light-years above my head. P.s. If anyone’s looking for another engrossing show, “Causality” analyzes engineering disasters.
Fluffster Normalpaws via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/04/24
A profound appreciation for maths
Steve Strogatz delivers maths epiphanies in a comprehensible and engaging manner. Especially if your maths skills aren’t as sharp as you would like, Steve stops to explain what the concepts mean and why they matter.
etherdog via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/16/23
A High quality interview w emery brown and then an essentially useless interview w m mitchel or ... I mean this applies to many other episodes of the podcast... problem is the host cannot distinguish between guests based on how they answer questions or if they value listeners’ time or not......Read full review »
AAAA197919791979 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/20/22
Recent Episodes
Published 03/17/22
An introduction to the new Quanta Magazine podcast The Joy of Why, in which noted mathematician and author Steven Strogatz talks with experts about some of the greatest scientific questions of all time.
Published 03/17/22
Behaviors are sometimes described as being "hardwired," but the work of the celebrated neuroscientist Eve Marder of Brandeis University has explored a crucial difference between neural circuits and engineered ones: Neurons need to be resilient in the face of their own ongoing biomolecular...
Published 05/17/21
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