How do you detect planets that are hundreds of light years away?
Alex, Jorge and the gang travel around the world to talk to real grad students and young scholars about the work they do and why they do it. From hiking out in lava fields to ethnographic studies of tap dancers, Ph.Detours gives you an inside look at the environments and the people who are doing some of the most interesting research today.
A conversation with Daniel Whiteson and Jonathan Feng
We visit particle physicist Daniel Whiteson at CERN, where he talks to us about what the mysterious Higgs Boson is and how the LHC Is going to find it.
How do you make something that has never existed before? Physicists Jeff Kimble and Chen-Lung Hung take us on an exhilarating adventure of exploration.
Theoretical physicists describe how things are different in the Quantum World and how that can lead to powerful quantum computers
Physicists Amir Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter describe how they were able to measure quantum motions of 1 femtometer (0.000000000000001 meters) in a micro-scale object.
Kate talks to Cara Simonsen, a marine biologist, about stalking fish in the name of science
Marine Biologist Kate Furby, who explains what Corals are, and how some species of Coral can seemingly come back...from the dead!