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Best Epr podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Epr podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Have you ever wondered about the mysterious "collapse of the wave function" or the "wave-particle duality"? Does Schrödinger´s cat make you uneasy? Do you have a feeling that there could be a deeper, more ´microscopic´ theory underlying Quantum Mechanics? Do you believe that trajectories are ruled out by Quantum Mechanics? Are you confused by the concept of spin or by fermions vs. bosons? Do you want to learn how the founding fathers´ "Gedankenexperiments" are now routinely realized in the l ...
 
We bullshit with local LA indie music badasses, whether it be artists or rad folks from different aspects of the music industry. There are two shows on this channel: Sifting Through the Noise (radio show w/ interviews) and BSing with Badasses (podcast- strictly interviews).Meet your new favorite band or listen to get tips from the experts!
 
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Organ donation and transplantation saves lives… thousands of lives! And while some countries have seen encouraging increases in donation rates, in others transplantation rates have been stagnating or even decreasing…Responsibility for heath policies lies primarily with the Member States, but how can the EU bolster cooperation to save even more live…
 
Our longtime use - and abuse…- of antibiotics in humans, agricultural livestock management, and food production has led to an increased threat of antimicrobial resistance, making us all more vulnerable to infectious diseases… But what if the answer lied in probiotics? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_ATA(2020…
 
Despite the Commission’s assurances that the long-term work on the European Green Deal will continue in parallel to the coronavirus firefighting… the COVID-19 emergency and the need to deal with its socio-economic consequences is raising concerns that decarbonisation strategies could be derailed… But is this a real threat or could it also be an opp…
 
Apart from taking thousands of lives… COVID-19 has revealed one hard truth: the EU’s dependency on other countries for essential medical equipment such as protective masks and gloves, but also respiratory ventilators. The EU and its Member States have acted swiftly to counter these shortages… but Europe may need to re-think its production and trade…
 
As COVID-19 has proved once again, diseases do not recognise borders… So, with labs around the world on the race to find a vaccine, it is time to ask ourselves the question: What can the EU do to help? Is there a European added value concerning vaccination? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2020)642828 Sou…
 
The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the EU’s dependency on countries outside its borders for the production of many active pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines. It is not a new problem… but it has become painfully exposed in the past weeks. So, why is that? And what can the EU do about it? Never a debate has been timelier! http://www.europar…
 
Images of half-empty supermarket shelves are becoming all too common as European countries struggle to limit the effects of the coronavirus, a pandemic that has changed what everyday life looks like for everyone… So, what is the EU doing to protect the agri-food supply chain and ensure food security during the pandemic? http://www.europarl.europa.e…
 
Key to a fair single market, EU rules do not allow State aid, unless it is used to promote general economic development, for example, when tackling the challenges of global competition or the ongoing financial crisis … The European Parliament agrees with this general principle, but calls for less and better targeted state aid in the future. https:/…
 
The fifth generation of communication technologies, known as 5G, is fundamental to achieving a European gigabit society by 2025. But how will this affect our health and that of our children? Is 5G really safe? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2020)646172 Source: © European Union - EP…
 
The Commission proposes, Parliament and Council decide … has been the traditional approach to law-making in the European Union, until now … But the increasing need to put the citizens' voice at the heart of EU law-making, giving the European Parliament greater power to propose laws, is challenging this assumption and could open the door to a more d…
 
As more and more European cities go into lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, international organisations and scientists are using artificial intelligence to track the epidemic in real time… to be able to predict where it will hit next and prepare a response. http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPR…
 
As the new coronavirus spreads massively across the globe, it’s not only human lives which are at risk… but also our economies and our way of life. Trade, health, transportation, agriculture, tourism, education… no sector remains untouched! So, what can the EU do in such situations? How well-equipped is it to deal with the effects of epidemics and …
 
While the world population keeps on growing, the EU’s population is growing only slowly and is even expected to decline in the longer term! So, how will these demographic changes impact on food and nutrition? Even if improving food quality and healthier eating habits lead to higher life expectancy, the EU still has to tackle the harmful consequence…
 
The European Union is determined to clamp down on the dissemination of terrorist content online, to prevent radicalisation and keep European citizens safe online, as much as offline. But this is a sensitive area, with a fine line to tread. Let’s look into some of the finer details of the proposed measures! http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en…
 
From mass production to word processing, technological innovations have always transformed the way we work, and live… But what would happen if artificial intelligence worked just as well as humans - or perhaps even better - without taking holidays, getting sick, joining unions or drawing salaries…? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/docume…
 
The EU aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. But the green transition 2050 won’t happen without making some financial investments… hence, the Just Transition Fund, to support those regions most affected by the transition to a low carbon economy. But how big will this Fund be? And how wi…
 
Transport is a cornerstone of European integration. It helps keep the European economy moving and allows us to move around quickly and safely… but also sustainably! The new Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has put transport on a fast track towards becoming decarbonised and digital! But it won’t be an easy journey… http://www.europarl.eur…
 
The new Commission wants to “unite and strengthen” Europe to better protect citizens against both internal and external threats. But this won’t happen if we don’t have the necessary infrastructure and procedures in place that ensure a rapid and joint European response in case of a crisis. Here, the key word is “military mobility”. https://www.europ…
 
Synthetic pesticides used to control pests such as fungi, bacteria, insects or weeds have proved to be rather effective, but they are coming under increasing scrutiny, as they have come to have worrying consequences for human health and the environment. What alternatives are the possible alternatives to help protect plant health and boost crop yiel…
 
Serious health threats do not respect borders … Efficient cross-border cooperation and a coordinated response are therefore essential to prevent the spread of diseases or contain public health emergencies. How well prepared is the EU to tackle such a public health emergency? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_B…
 
Is data really the new oil? And if so, how do we regulate this market and ensure a level-playing field?The global debate on the extent to which current competition policy rules are sufficient to deal with the fast-moving digital economy has never been more pertinent! https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2020)…
 
The Alpine region is home to 80 million European citizens. And while it’s one of the largest economic regions in Europe, it also faces major challenges … That’s why the 7 countries and 48 regions involved in the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region are working together to overcome the challenges and secure the region’s sustainable development. Want to…
 
On the LAST SHOW OF THE DECADE we debuted some new tunes from, bullshit with, and tried out our wrestling announcer voices with Family Cash! Plus, I counted down my favorite songs of the last 10 years! (Note: I had a MASSIVE list, so to narrow it down, I only featured songs from bands who are still active.) Soooo…this decade’s badassery was provide…
 
The poultry and egg sector is one of the most intensive farming systems in the EU. There are more than 400 million laying hens in the EU, which produce close to 7.5 million tonnes of eggs each year. Will the sector continue to thrive? What are the challenges it faces? And how does the EU support and regulate the sector to make it more humane and en…
 
To preserve and promote our shared cultural heritage, two European cities are chosen each year to be Europe's cultural capitals. How are they chosen? And how do cities benefit from the experience? Listen to this podcast! http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2019)644196 Source: © European Union - EP…
 
Agriculture is one of the largest water-consuming sectors, using it in particular for irrigation. But water scarcity is an increasing problem, both globally and in the EU, and the situation is expected to worsen with climate change… How will the EU deal with this challenge in the future? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?ref…
 
In Europe, better healthcare, social and technological improvements are allowing us to live longer, and longer. If we link this to another trend, declining fertility rate… this could radically change the way our societies look and function! Want to know more? Let’s peek into the future! https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?refe…
 
A record number of fires – many intentionally set – swept through the Amazon rainforest in the summer of 2019, reducing large chunks of the world's largest tropical rainforest to piles of ash. How has the international community responded to protect this precious 'global good'? And what are the plans to ensure that this ecological disaster isn’t re…
 
Zak and Derek discuss Max Planck’s work in the foundations of what would turn into quantum mechanics, and Albert Einstein’s role in its promulgation. How did Max Planck fix the blackbody radiation problem with the ultraviolet catastrophe, or is that actually what happened? References discussed: Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity by Tho…
 
Tackling climate change is becoming increasingly urgent, yet the majority of our transport still runs on fossil fuels. While electric battery cars provide a response, batteries are too heavy to use in ships or aeroplanes. Could using hydrogen gas and fuel cells to produce electricity on board provide the answer? http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinkt…
 
The United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for sustainable development includes a strong commitment by all states to respect human rights. This covers the rights of the child. No action to implement the SDGs can be detrimental to the rights of the child. Healthy, well-nourished, well-educated children, who are protected from violence and abuse, are the be…
 
Poverty affects more than a quarter of the world's population, and that is why erasing it is a principal objective for humanity, enshrined as the first of a number of goals (SDGs) in the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Poverty is more than just having insufficient income – it is a multidimensional phenomenon closely related to unequal acces…
 
Could technologies respond to the challenges associated with the ageing European population? While future assistive technologies for elderly care are promising, current technologies are not used to their full potential. Effective change should target all social groups, not only the elderly. ‘One-size-fits-all’ approaches for technology and policy a…
 
Teaching – a profession that dates back through the generations – seems to have lost some of its attractiveness at present. An ageing teacher population, severe teacher shortages, difficulties with retaining younger teachers and a significant gender imbalance in staffing at different levels of education are just some of the serious challenges facin…
 
In recent years drones have become a more and more common sight in our cities for filming and photography purposes but also on our news outlets, with airport crises and violent attacks occuring through the use of drones. Drones are extremely versatile in their functions, can have different degrees of autonomy and can range from being the size of an…
 
In July 2018, the European Court of Justice gave a judgment ruling that genome-edited organisms fall under the scope of European GMO legislation. While welcomed by some, the judgment has also sparked criticism and calls for the new European Commission to amend EU GMO legislation. https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=E…
 
SKIP TO A MINUTE IN BECAUSE JO FUCKED UP THE INTRO RECORDING! On this episode of Sifting Through the Noise I welcome in Egg Drop Soup, who debut a couple NEW tracks off their upcoming EP and we shoot the shit about videos, recording, summer camp pals and more! On the back half, I’m joined by the queen of the LA music scene, Britt Witt! We discuss h…
 
After electing Ursula von der Leyen as President of the Commission, the European Parliament also plays a key role in the next step of the investiture process: the appointment of the other members of the Commission. Once nominated by the Council, by common accord with the President-elect of the Commission, the Commissioners-designate must each appea…
 
The European Parliament and the Council are the budgetary authority of the EU. The two institutions, assisted by the European Commission, decide on the EU budget in the annual budgetary procedure. The briefing discusses actors, timing and possible scenarios set for adoption or non-adoption of the annual budget. The briefing sketches the life cycle …
 
Sport has a growing impact both on the European Union (EU) economy and on society as a whole. Over 7 million people work in sport-related jobs, and sport-related goods and services amount to nearly 3 % of total EU gross value added. Over the years, the EU has been actively involved in tackling transnational issues such as doping, match-fixing and l…
 
Facebook’s envisaged cryptocurrency project Libra may enable a way of more connected, digital banking. However, it also triggered a debate around the added value of cryptocurrencies. What would change for banks, businesses and consumers with the new digital currency? https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_ATA(2019)…
 
Zak and Derek discuss the physics of hurricanes, including the energy involved, and rotating reference frames, including Coriolis effects. Why do they rotate in different directions in the northern and southern hemispheres? The podcast lives at https://www.thehyperfine.com/ Join our listener community on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/TheHyperfin…
 
We’re hot off EPR weekend and I have some sickkkk new discoveries to share! Plus, I’m stoked to have in one of my favorite bass players/humans of all time, Al Moore aka Cowgirls! We talk about the evolution of his new project, why you shouldn't play the waiting game, and we debut a new single! If you like what we are doing please like, share, and s…
 
Echo Park Rising Special Pt. II and bullshit sesh with the King of Fans and Beers for Fears frontman, Derek William Scott! If you dig the show, subscribe and tell a homie! Badassery provided by: The Gooms “Big Head” Egrets on Ergot “Occult Matters” Mara Connor “No Fun” Jagged Baptist Club “The Gladiator” TwoLips “Slow Sex” Kat Myers “Voices Carry” …
 
Part I of our EPR special! This week I play tunes from Thurs-Fri bands I'm looking forward too, and talk all things EPR with EPR Pros Trina Green from High Voltage Magazine and my homie, Connor McIntyre! Music featured in this week’s episode: Doctrin “Ride With Me” Bird Concerns “Oh Well” Goon “Critter” Low Hum “Strange Love” Veronica Bianqui “Vict…
 
This week I welcome in one of the most talented musicians I know, Pozzi! We chat about what its like to go solo, his influences, and more! If you like what we are doing please like, share, and subscribe! Music featured in this week’s episode: Egg Drop Soup “Partying Alone” Spare Parts for Broken Parts “Mush (Acoustic)” The Record Company “Make It H…
 
Zak and Derek discuss the composite systems of quarks in baryons and mesons, as well as the eightfold way and multiplet organization of quark particles. This is a follow up to the Standard Model episode. Further reading: “Introduction to Elementary Particles” by David Griffiths Eightfold way (physics) on Wikipedia Murry Gell-Mann on Wikipedia List …
 
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