The future of transportation and space exploration: the first public test of "hyperloop" technology and how we might be able to send tiny spaceships to another star within our lifetimes!
Double Blind is in the midst of a brief hiatus as Lucas and Jesse are both working on other projects and in this episode they describe the science behind them. Why do we want to drill to the mantle and might we be living in a computer simulation?
Lucas provides a brief outline of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics and Jesse explains how to change someone’s mind about vaccines.
This week on Double Blind, Lucas puts on his detective hat to solve the case of the disappearing diatoms, while Jesse takes a look at two black holes on collision course, and the incredible cool method by which some clever scientists spotted them.
Jesse talks about political stereotypes and how twitter supports them and Lucas discusses links between football and brain disease. Featuring special guest Kelsey Hemphill!
Jesse breaks down if a drug can make you more intelligent and Lucas answers what happens when you put six people in a dome for a year.
Lucas looks into early links between antibiotics and type-2 diabetes, Jesse asks what a magnetic wormhole is and how it works!
Jesse explores the mysteries of Serotonin, one of the most important neurotransmitters that we're just beginning to understand. Lucas delves into a study that seems to show that eating spicy food will prevent you from dying prematurely. Could we grow serotonin neurons in the lab? Do chili peppers really stave off early death? Find out on this week's Double Blind.