Jun 26, 2011
00:00:00 - The show begins with possibly the best cold open ever and then descends into discussion of quantum computing as D-Wave Systems released the first commercially available quantum computer EVER! Its a big deal if you know what quantum computing is, so the Paleopals do their best to distinguish a qubit from a...
Jun 20, 2011
00:00:00 - Ben starts off the show with the horrifying news that spiders literally cannot be killed. Not even by drowning. Be afraid, but very afraid. Or be a biologist, like Ryan, who has no fear, only awe.
00:13:00 - Without time to prepare Ben is left looking for spiders in a glass of water, Kelly kicks back a...
Jun 12, 2011
00:00:00 - Kevin "The Numero" Uno joins the Paleopals to discuss his new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences all about "Nutcracker Man" not doing what his name would imply.
00:19:42 - What are we drinking? Kevin paradoxically says that i's the water (not the grains), Charlie ponders...
Jun 7, 2011
00:00:00 - Whats the best way to look inside a mouse? Finely-tuned laser-excitable nanotubes of course! Ben has more in the way of explanations, but Ryan brings the analogies.