Science and U: Fusion Reactor Gets World’s Strongest Magnet

Dr. Weiping Yu, the chief science advisor of A Neighbor’s Choice, returns with more Science and U. The physicist comments on the news that the ITER fusion reactor has received the world’s most powerful magnet. Is there something fundamentally wrong with the Fusion energy model? Listen to the entire segment to find out.

Science and U: Bacteria Follow Earth’s Magnetic Field

Dr. Weiping Yu returns with another segment of Science and U. The physicist starts the segment by commenting on the discovery that says chemical-shuttling bacteria follow the Earth’s magnetic field. Are energy fragments the fundamental building blocks of the universe? What should we make of the 10-year plan by U.S. fusion scientists to build a […]

Science and U: A Better Way Towards Nuclear Fusion

Dr. Weiping Yu is back with another mythbusting segment of Science and U. The physicist comments on some of the latest news in the world of science–news such as the development of a spherical tokamak reactor. Can this experimental nuclear reactor move fusion forward? “We’re heading in the wrong direction,” Dr. Yu says, “this kind […]

Dr. Yu on Newly Discovered Mice Cells and Low-Cost Energy Source for Night, Jeff Deist on Pandemic Regulations, the Future of Gold, and Cryptocurrency

Dr. Weiping Yu is back with another Science and U segment and this time he talks about the discovery of new taste cells in mice. How significant is this? Could vibrating particles have anything to do with guiding our brain towards certain things? The physicist also comments on a new low-cost energy source for nighttime […]

On Revolutions, George Floyd, and the SpaceX Launch

What is revolution? “When you make revolution-based laws you’ll only get chaos,” says host David Gornoski as he expounds on the circular violent nature of revolutions. “Revolution is the same old, same old. It’s nothing new. What we need today is self-sacrifice.” On the news surrounding the death of George Floyd: “We don’t need dehumanizing […]