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 email@example.com, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
Discord in the Quantum World
An alternative quantum resource to entanglement could help physicists in the quest to construct a quantum computer.
A View From the Top
Thinking of causation as a "two-way street"—along which the passage of information can be inverted—could have implications for the origin of life.
Classic Article: Black Holes, Paradox Regained
In 2004, Stephen Hawking famously conceded that black holes do not devour all information when they swallow matter—seemingly resolving the "black hole information paradox" that had perplexed physicists for decades. But some argue that the paradox remains open, and we must abandon our simple picture of spacetime to unravel it.
Could the multiverse, the cyclic universe, or the "cosmic egg" universe have existed infinitely into the past? If the universe had a beginning, can we detect *where* it occurred? (Extended interview with Alex Vilenkin.)