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Season 3

Episode 1: “This whole Ptolemaic thing, it’s not working.”: Another conversation with Professor Donald Smith

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

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illustration of collision of 2 neutron stars

A new season for the new year!

Professor Donald Smith returns to the pod, post haste to deal with Jim’s misconceptions about gravity, a discussion of neutron stars and the James Webb Telescope, mental models in physics, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Ptolemy, and more.