- 3/31/14 - Neil Armstrong on Being a Nerd
An Engineer's Manifesto by the First Man on the Moon.
- 3/05/14 - Carbon Sequestration in the Amazon Plume
An unlikely partnership between a tiny plant and a microbe crate create over half the food in the Amazon Plume region.
- 2/26/14 - The Dead Sea Scrolls
Who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why?
- 2/20/14 - Jerusalem Explained
A Brief History of the much-contested Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
- 2/10/14 - Quantum Entanglement
How do you make something that has never existed before?
- 12/31/13 - A Brief Interview with Stephen Hawking
We were granted a one question interview with Prof. Hawking.
- 12/10/13 - The Fish Detective!
Cara Simonsen explains why she stalks fish in the name of science.
- 11/28/13 - What is Aging?
Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains what science knows about why we grow old.
- 10/30/13 - Vaccines and Autism
Should you get vaccinated?
- 10/14/13 - Zombie Coral Reefs
Matt and Alex travel to Curacao to learn about coral reefs.
- 10/04/13 - The Joys of Teaching
A free clip from The PHD Movie.
- 09/26/13 - The Search for New Antibiotics
Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham describes where new drugs can come from.
- 09/06/13 - Big Data, Old History
Adam Crymble describes his Digital Humanities Thesis in two minutes.
- 08/22/13 - Quantum Computers Explained
- John Preskill and Spiros Michalakis describe how the Quantum World is different and how that can lead to powerful Quantum Computers.
- 08/05/13 - Why Bees Are Important
- A third of the food you eat benefits from bee pollination. What if they go extinct??
- 07/22/13 - Rebound: an Earth story
- Did you know the Earth's crust is still rebounding from the retreat of ice sheets 12,000 years ago?
- 07/08/13 - Coffee and The Brain
- How much coffee is too much coffee?
- 6/24/13 - How plants defend themselves
- Elvira de Lange describes her thesis in two minutes.
- 6/10/13 - A Quantum Experiment
- Physicists Amir Safavi-Naeini and Oskar Painter describe how they did the impossible.
- 5/27/13 - Tapping Thesis
- Jorge and Crystal take a Tap Dancing lesson from ethnographer Sally Crawford.
- 5/14/13 - Exoplanets Explained
- John Johnson and his team of astronomers explain how we can detect planets that are hundreds of light years away.
- 5/06/13 - Crowdsourcing Science
- The AudioPhiD takes a close look at the current funding climate for basic science.
- 4/24/13 - All the world's a stage...
- Ph.Detours travels to London in search of the real Shakespeare.
- 4/9/13 - Chew on This!
- We learn how hyenas and dogs got their big, bad bites from Dr. Zhijie Jack
Tseng in the latest episode of Two-Minute Thesis!
- 3/22/13 - A Situation of Some Gravity
- True Anomalies takes a closer look at Eddington, Einstein, and what it
means to weigh light!
- 3/11/13 - New Ph.Detours!
- Beyond Cosplay: Alex takes us to the Comic Arts Conference to discuss the
serious side of comics with the SuperScholars.
- 2/28/13 - New Two-Minute Thesis!
- Think your research is up to snuff? Learn how to build an artificial nose
from Ph.D. candidate Gino Putrino.
- 2/23/13 - New Podcast Episode!
- The AudioPh[i]D presents: A Gram...to Kil!!! A punny romp through the
- 2/14/13 - Comics: An Inside Look
- Alex talks to Ph.D. candidate Keegan Lannon about how comics capture your
imagination in Episode 5 of Ph.Detours!
- 2/7/13 - Your Brain by the Numbers
- Just a few mind-blowing facts about your mind.
- 1/31/13 - Mystery Tubes!
- New Two-Minute Thesis: What Matan Shelomi discovered when he dissected a
- 1/24/13 - Scurvy Knaves!
- True Anomalies Ep. 2: How guinea pigs saved the world from scurvy!
- 1/16/13 - When Nerds Attack!
- Ph.Detours goes to Comic-Con to find out what makes someone a superfan.
- 1/9/13 - Bridging "The Science Gap"
- Is there a gap in the public's perception of science? Check out Jorge's talk at TEDxUCLA!
- 1/2/13 - What's Language Got to Do With It?
- New Two-Minute Thesis from Sara Ciesielski on language and culture learning with Sherpa children!
- 12/19/12 - A PSA from Your Professor
- It wouldn't be the holidays without a little, er, friendly advice from your professor, would it?
- 12/19/12 - Thanks, guys!
- It's been a crazy 12 months! We just wanted to thank you all for watching, laughing, and participating in all of our shenanigans in 2012. Here's to another year of PHDtv!
- 12/17/12 - Are you Les (really) Misérables?
- Send us your lyrics by posting them on Facebook. Or tweet them @phdcomics #lesreallymis.
- 12/11/12 - New Animation!
- We are such stuff that stars are made of... find out why in "The Fingerprint of Stars," a new episode of Things Explained!
- 12/4/2012 - New Podcast Episode!
- What do hermit crabs, the Italian seismology scandal, and nuclear fusion have in common? They're all topics discussed in the new episode of The AudioPH[i]D!
- 11/27/2012 - New Two-Minute Thesis!
- Ph.D candidate Or Graur tells us about Type Ia supernovae in "The Secret Lives (and Deaths) of Stars"!
- 11/20/2012 - Shock and Awe
- Explore the world of 18th-century electrical party tricks
and kissing games with Abbé Jean-Antoine Nollet and Benjamin Franklin in
the premiere of True Anomalies (Tales from the History of Science)!
- 11/1/2012 - New! Ph.Detours Episode 3
- Watch Jorge Cham as he learns the physics of surfing from Ph.D student Assaf Azouri. Physics, Cartoonists, and Surfing, Oh My!
- 10/25/2012 - Open Access Explained!
- Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen explain what open access publishing is all about.
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