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Dan Hooper, Shalma Wegsman
Why This Universe?
The biggest ideas in physics, broken down. Join theoretical physicist Dan Hooper and co-host Shalma Wegsman as they answer your questions about dark matter, black holes, quantum mechanics, and more. Part of The University of Chicago Podcast Network.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 296 ratings
Great podcast
I love these guys, every episode is interesting and informative and engaging.
Cimsoc via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/19/23
Great physics content!
Alien spirals in the sky? Lizard people running the government? Maybe! An easy listening physics podcast by two professional in the field? Definitely!
zormble via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/13/23
I love this podcast
This podcast has taught me a lot about the universe. I am very tuned in to every single episode. ☺️
DrezzyZ via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/29/23
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