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The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
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February 28, 2015

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The FQXi December 30, 2014 Podcast features:
  • 2014 Countdown Part 3 & Essay Contest Tips
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2014 Countdown Part 3 & Essay Contest Tips
In the final part of his end of year countdown, Ian Durham reveals the top two physics news stories of 2014. Plus, we give you tips on entering the FQXi essay contest "Trick or Truth?" and discuss some rule changes.
INFO: MP3 file / 28 minutes / 26 MB
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