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Science and U: Oxygen Produced on Mars

Dr. Weiping Yu returns to the show with a brand new segment of Science and U. The physicist comments on the muon results that show discrepancies in the standard theory of fundamental particles. “I believe there are no orbiting electrons,” Dr. Yu astonishingly claims. Dr. Yu also comments on the news that MOXIE has produced […]

Science and U: Strange New Kind of Magnetism

David Gornoski urges us to question religiosity in all spheres of life, including science. Dr. Weiping Yu is back with more Science and U. In this episode, the physicist talks about the most distant thing in our solar system, a newly discovered space object called ‘Farfarout.’ Dr. Yu also comments on how scientists shot down […]

Dr. Weiping Yu on OSIRIS-REX’s Asteroid Samples, Light Sails Unlocking Interstellar Travel

Dr. Weiping Yu returns for another exciting segment of Science and U. The physicist comments on the news that NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft has touched the surface of an asteroid on Tuesday to gather a sample of rocks and dirt. What can we expect from the rubble that OSIRIS-REX is bringing home? What’s the difference, from […]

Science and U: Are We Living in a Simulation?

Dr. Weiping Yu is back with another segment of Science and U. On the claim that there is a fifty percent chance we’re living in a simulation, Dr. Yu remarks says, “there is a fundamental problem in quantum physics” and this is why such claims arise. What can better explain our universe if not quantum […]