Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Palcohol: The Powdered Alcohol

Sam, Chad, and Dorea talk about Palcohol, a powdered alcohol, and the chemical compound behind the powdered magic.







Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Unboiling an Egg...sort of

New podcast day!!!

In this podcast Sam, Dorea, and Chad talk about a new paper out that shows a method for unboiling an egg. But is that really what it's all about?

 



Show notes:

Reddit AMA with the author

Link to the paper

Monday, January 5, 2015

Our Favorite Chemicals!

New Podcast!!

 In this episode Sam, Dorea, and Chad discuss their favorite chemicals and what makes them awesome!

 

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Health Food Fads

New podcast!

Yes, it's been a bit longer than a fortnight, but it's here. In this podcast we talk about health food fads and where we should draw the line beween McDonald's and the food babe.


Monday, November 3, 2014

TCW Book Review #1 - Undeniable, by Bill Nye

We're really excited about this podcast.

The Collapsed Wavefunction was recently given an advanced copy of Bill Nye's new book Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation. In this podcast Sam, Dorea, and Chad discuss their thoughts on the book.

If you're a science lover you'll love the book. If you're not...well, listen to the podcast for our full opinion.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

Don't Anthropomorphize Chemicals, They Don't Like It!!

New podcast!!

Sam, Dorea, and Chad talk about anthropomorphic examples in chemistry. Come take a listen!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The 2014 Chemistry Nobel Prize!

New Podcast!

That's two in a week, but we just couldn't let the week pass without a podcast about the Chemistry Nobel Prize!!

 

~4:30 - Sam, Dorea, and Chad take turns saying things wrong while trying to explain the problem behind this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

~8:00 - We give Lauren Wolf a round of applause for correctly predicting this year's Nobel winner.

~13:30 - Dorea gives an explanation of Stefan Hell's work.

~17:00 - Chad gives an explanation of Betzig and Moerner's work, including an analogy to explain this Nobel Prize winning work.

~25:00 - Answering questions from Twitter.

~39:00 - Listeners decide the content!



3 Sentences from the hosts explaining this prize:

(To be posted shortly)