COMPLEXITY: Physics of Life

Updated: 31 Jan 2024 • 108 episodes
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Are there universal laws of life and can we find them? Is there a physics of society, of ecology, of evolution? Join us for thought-provoking insights on the physics of life and its profound implications on our understanding of the universe. In this season of the Santa Fe Institute’s Complexity podcast’s relaunch, we talk to researchers who have been exploring these questions and more through the lens of complexity science. The first of six episodes launches on January 31. Subscribe now and be part of the exploration!

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Geoffrey West 31 Jan 2024 • EN

What can physics tell us about ourselves?

Guests: Vijay Balasubramanian, External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute, Cathy and Marc Lasry Professor of Physics at the University of PennsylvaniaGeoffrey West, Shannan Distinguished Professor and Past President, Santa Fe Institute Hosts: Abha Eli Phoboo & Chris Kempes Producer: Katherine Moncure Podcast theme mu

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Trailer for Complexity: Physics of Life, from the Santa Fe Institute

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Michael Garfield & David Krakauer 30 Jun 2023 • EN

Michael Garfield & David Krakauer on Evolution, Information, and Jurassic Park

Episode Title and Show Notes: 106 - Michael Garfield & David Krakauer on Evolution, Information, and Jurassic Park Welcome to Complexity, the official podcast of the Santa Fe Institute. I'm Michael Garfield, producer of this show and host for the last 105 episodes. Since October, 2019, we have brought you with us for f

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Michael Garfield & Mason Porter 05 Apr 2023 • EN

Mason Porter on Community Detection and Data Topology

One way of looking at the world reveals it as an interference pattern of dynamic, ever-changing links — relationships that grow and break in nested groups of multilayer networks. Identity can be defined by informational exchange between one cluster of relationships and any other. A kind of music starts to make itself a

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For centuries, Medieval life in Europe meant a world determined and prescribed by church and royalty. The social sphere was very much a pyramid, and everybody had to answer to and fit within the schemes of those on top. And then, on wings of reason, Modern selves emerged to scrutinize these systems and at great cost sw

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How do we get a handle on complex systems thinking? What are the implications of this science for philosophy, and where does philosophical tradition foreshadow findings from the scientific frontier? Welcome to COMPLEXITY, the official podcast of the Santa Fe Institute. I’m your host, Michael Garfield, and every other w

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