Science and U: Magnetism and Superconductors

The chief science advisor of A Neighbor’s Choice, physicist Dr. Weiping Yu, returns with another brand new segment of Science and U. An MIT study gives us new insights into the origins of the universe. The speed of sound on Mars is strangely different, new discovery says. Join Dr. Yu as he offers his insights […]

Science and U: The Universe Is a Self-Teaching Machine

Dr. Weiping Yu, the chief science advisor of A Neighbor’s Choice, is back with more Science and U. The physicist comments on the news that a cancer patient who caught coronavirus saw his tumor disappear. Does COVID have the capability of killing cancer? Dr. Yu answers this question and also comments on the claim that […]

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 […]

Science and U: Measuring Matter, NASA Doubling Down on Nuclear Fusion

How did scientists manage to measure the total amount of matter in the universe? Dr. Weiping Yu returns for another segment of Science and U to answer this question. The physicist also comments on the news that NASA is planning to make nuclear fusion commercial and on the update of Michael Lisanti’s project to beat […]

Does the Universe have a North and South?

It’s time to rethink the standard model of physics! Dr. Weiping Yu returns to the show in a another scintillating segment of Science and U. In this episode, Dr. Yu and David Gornoski discuss the latest scientific findings suggesting that the fundamental constant of physics isn’t the same across the universe. What is the implication of this […]