quantum

#275      24 min 20 sec
Tick-tock tussles: Why physicists can't agree on time

Prof Craig Callender

Philosopher of science Prof Craig Callender tells us how physics has changed our understanding of time and why some even argue that the notion of time is unnecessary. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

#270      30 min 46 sec
Useful imperfections: Nanodiamonds for quantum sensors in living cells

Prof Lloyd Hollenberg

Physicist Prof Lloyd Hollenberg explains how quantum technologies are leading to the development of sensors of only a few atoms’ size -- small enough to be placed inside living cells to enable monitoring of biological processes. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

#258      29 min 05 sec
The world by numbers: How mathematics explains objects and events

Prof Chris Budd

Mathematician Prof Chris Budd discusses how mathematics seeks to explain and predict real life phenomena -- from the simple movement of objects to complex, “chaotic” systems such as the weather. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

#180      29 min 03 sec
Diamond data mining: Quantum computing and the materials that make it possible

Prof David Awschalom

Physicist Professor David Awschalom discusses the powerful potential of quantum computing, and how materials such as diamond play a crucial role in the development of this emerging technology. With host Dr. Shane Huntington.

Episode 55      19 min 53 sec
Calming Nanotechnology Fears

Dr Amanda Barnard

Dr Amanda Barnard talks about how scientists measure and address the potential hazards of nanotechnology. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.

Episode 7      22 min 59 sec
A Quantum Leap in Computing

Professor David Jamieson
Professor David Jamieson discusses Quantum Computing, the new frontier in computer design, with Science host, Dr Shane Huntington.

Guest: Professor David Jamieson, Director of the Melbourne node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology

Topic: A Quantum Leap in Computing