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Uncertainty Principle the Podcast
17 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
The Masque of the Red Death | by Edgar Allan Poe
Happy Halloween... The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe, as read by Daniel James Barker. Music: Rngmnn - "Down The Grain" https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rngmnn/Off_The_Bridge/01_rngmnn_-_down_the_grain Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring.
11 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
A Manhole Cover From Earth
It's been awhile, but it's been a rough year, hasn't it? Here's a light-hearted episode about a legend that has circulated the internet about a "manhole cover" that made it into space... SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker COOL STUFF: Luna 1 | https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/luna-01/in-depth/ Karman Line | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%A1rm%C3%A1n_line First Object in Space | https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/explorer/bumper.html Dr. Brownlee on the Pascal B test | http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Brownlee.html Operation Plumbob | http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Plumbob.html MUSIC: "Gravitation (remix)" by Stellardrone | https://soundcloud.com/stellardrone/gravitation-2018-remix What True Self? Feels Bogus, Let's Watch Jason X" by Chris Zabriskie | https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/what-true-self-feels-bogus Thanks for listening, & keep exploring. Daniel
20 minutes | Nov 17, 2019
The Overview Effect
What is it like to see the Earth from space? SUPPORT THE SHOW: Patreon: www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Paypal: paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker COOL STUFF: ZenPencils: https://zenpencils.com/comic/33-edgar-mitchell-a-global-consciousness/ Overview Effect mini-documentary: https://vimeo.com/55073825 MUSIC: "The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III" by Chris Zabriskie "Ultra Deep Field" by Stellardrone "What True Self, Feels Bogus, Let's Watch Jason X" by Chris Zabriskie Used under Creative Commons SOCIAL: Facebook: www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Twitter: twitter.com/upthepod Website: https://uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast.com/ Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring
48 minutes | Jul 23, 2019
By Ourselves w/ Nathan Eliot
A conversation with Nathan Eliot, a science-enthusiast musician about his upcoming album By Ourselves. Nathan's Music: https://nathaneliot.bandcamp.com/ SUPPORT THE SHOW: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Paypal: https://paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker SOCIAL: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/upthepod Website: http://UncertaintyPrincipleThePodcast.com Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring
21 minutes | Jun 4, 2019
Was the Moon Landing Faked?
How do we really know we went to the moon? SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: General Wiki On Moon Landing Conspiracies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing_conspiracy_theories Who Mourns for Apollo? http://www.studyphysics.ca/apollo2.pdf Landing a Man on the Moon: The Public’s View https://news.gallup.com/poll/3712/landing-man-moon-publics-view.aspx Orion: Trial By Fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyZqSWWKmHQ Prop Rock https://pseudoastro.wordpress.com/2008/09/06/apollo-moon-hoax-there-is-a-prop-rock-labeled-with-a-c/ Aldrin Photo https://airandspace.si.edu/sites/default/files/images/image-albums/AS11-40-5868h.jpg Prop Rock Photo Analysis http://www.clavius.org/rover1.html Mythbusters on Aldrin Photo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPj60sy9Cfw IGN on Aldrin Photo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syVP6zDZN7I Vintage Space on Van Allen Belt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLtgS2_qxJk Buzz Aldrin Punches Bart Sibrel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUE4VGWAap4 Fake Stanley Kubrick Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbGNj4US8ig MUSIC: “Rendezvous With Rama” “In Time” “Light Years” By Stellardrone SOCIAL: Website | https://uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast.com/ Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/upthepod Thanks for Listening, & Keep Exploring
3 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
The Black Hole | A Special Mini–Episode
Discover more about the black hole: https://eventhorizontelescope.org/ Music by Stellardrone: https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/track/red-giant Support The Show: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker
14 minutes | Jan 9, 2019
What If There Was No Gravity
Well, basically, you'd die... SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: Fundamental Forces: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fundamental_interaction Theory of Everything: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_everything Fine Tuning: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227123-000-gravity-mysteries-why-is-gravity-fine-tuned/ MUSIC: "Take Off and Shoot a Zero" by Chris Zabriskie: https://chriszabriskie.bandcamp.com/track/take-off-and-shoot-a-zero Image by NASA: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Astronaut-EVA_edit2.jpg Thanks for listening, and keep exploring.
22 minutes | Dec 23, 2018
Roswell, Area 51, and Close Encounters
The truth is out there... Written, narrated, and edited by Daniel James Barker SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/danieljamesbarker COOL STUFF: Project Blue Book: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/politics/pentagon-program-ufo-harry-reid.html Roswell Report: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/FOID/Reading%20Room/UFO/RoswellReportCaseClosed.pdf?ver=2017-05-22-113519-430 Condon Report: https://files.ncas.org/condon/ Hynek Scale: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_encounter Your Burning Questions About the Roswell Incident Answered: https://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-07/your-burning-roswell-ufo-questions-answered Could Solar Radiation Pressure Explain 'Oumuamua's Peculiar Acceleration?: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1810.11490.pdf 'Oumuamua: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/06/health/oumuamua-alien-probe-harvard-intl/index.html A Roswell Requiem: https://www.skeptic.com/magazine/archives/10.1/ First Alien Abduction Account: https://www.history.com/news/first-alien-abduction-account-barney-betty-hill Area 51: https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a24152/area-51-history/ MUSIC: "To the Great Beyond" & "Rondezvous With Rama" by Stellardrone: https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/album/between-the-rings "Raise Your Hand if You Think Evil is Increasing in this World" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/raise-your-hand-if-you-think?in=chriszabriskie/sets/jaws Thanks for listening, & keep exploring.
1 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
Willing To Be Wrong | Coffee w/ Dan
Be humble in the face of knowledge... Thanks for listening, & keep exploring.
16 minutes | Nov 9, 2018
The Great American Eclipse
Why should you see an eclipse? SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/5 COOL STUFF: US Eclipses: https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/future/ More US Eclipses: https://www.alabamawx.com/?p=139743 World Eclipses: https://in-the-sky.org/eclipses.php 1918 Eclipse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_June_8,_1918 1919 Eclipse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_May_29,_1919 "A determination of the deflection of light by the sun's gravitational field, from observations made at the total eclipse of May 29, 1919": http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/roypta/220/571-581/291.full.pdf Einstein Rings: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein_ring MUSIC: "John Stockton Slow Drag" by Chris Zabriskie "Swirl Sixteen" By Laguna "Rendezvous with Rama" By Stellardrone "The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III" By Chris Zabriskie "Breathe in the Light" By Stellardrone Thanks for Listening, & Keep Exploring
9 minutes | Oct 19, 2018
MIA & Sobriety | Coffee w/ Dan
Thank you all for your support. I'm sorry I've been gone for so long...
14 minutes | Sep 27, 2017
Magic and Tech | Coffee w/ Dan
What is magic, and where does technology meet it?
18 minutes | Apr 28, 2017
Coffee w/ Dan | Apologies & Flat Earthers
I'm getting sick of these flat-earther's coming out....
21 minutes | Feb 2, 2017
A conversation about Pi. CORRECTION: At around 2:30 I mistakenly said that 5/2 was equivalent to 1.5. Obviously this is not true and 5/2 is actually equivalent to 2.5. Andy Rundquist is a professor of physics at Hamline University, where I go to school. He runs a physics blog and also did a science performance with Bill Nye at the Mall of America! Find both, respectively, here: https://arundquist.wordpress.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqTmyfjXuE0 SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker MUSIC: "Backed Vibes Clean" by Kevin Macleod: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Jazz_Sampler/Backed_Vibes_Clean_1973 "Sleep No Time" by Asthmatic Astronaut: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Asthmatic_Astronaut/Lost_Unfinished_Thrown_away_And_Recovered/Asthmatic_Astronaut_-_Lost_Unfinished_Thrown_away_And_Recovered_B_Sides_-_08_Sleep_No_Time "FasterFasterBrighter" by Blue Dot Sessions: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Ray_Gun/Ray_Gun_-_FasterFasterBrighter "Faster Does It" by Kevin Macleod: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Jazz_Sampler/Faster_Does_It_1271 "As Colorful As Ever" by Broke For Free: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free/Layers/As_Colorful_As_Ever Thanks for listening, & keep exploring. -Daniel
18 minutes | Jan 1, 2017
What's the big deal about those two trillion galaxies? COOL STUFF: Hubble Panoramic Image: https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-s-high-definition-panoramic-view-of-the-andromeda-galaxy Hubble Ultra Deep Field: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/07/ Nasa post about the original paper: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-reveals-observable-universe-contains-10-times-more-galaxies-than-previously-thought Original Paper: http://www.spacetelescope.org/static/archives/releases/science_papers/heic1620/heic1620a.pdf How big is the Hubble Ultra Deep Field?: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/about-us/98-the-universe/galaxies/observing-galaxies/535-how-big-is-the-hubble-ultra-deep-field-image-intermediate NYT post about the original paper: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/18/science/two-trillion-galaxies-at-the-very-least.html?_r=2 About those two trillion galaxies...: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/universe-2-trillion-galaxies/ MUSIC: "Red Giant" by Stellardrone: https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/track/red-giant "Take Off and Shoot a Zero" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/take-off-and-shoot-a-zero "The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/the-theatrical-poster-for-poltergeist-iii "Let's Start at the Beginning" by Lee Rosevere: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring! -Daniel
16 minutes | Sep 1, 2016
SUPPORT THE SHOW: https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/ https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple/ MUSIC: "Cylinder One" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/cylinder-one "Let's Start at the Beginning" by Lee Rosevere: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning "On Behalf of my Parents" by Joseph Barker: https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/on-behalf-of-my-parents-joseph "Planetary Boundary Layer" by Sol.ar Lab: https://soundcloud.com/solar-lab/planetary-boundary-layer "The Theatrical Trailer for Poltergeist III" by Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/the-theatrical-poster-for-poltergeist-iii THUMBNAIL IMAGE: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Toronto_view-master.jpg COOL STUFF: Wiggle stereogram: http://www.timnowackphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/wiggle-sterescopy-bonsai-1.gif Stellar Parallax wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellar_parallax Bruce Bridgeman's story: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120719-awoken-from-a-2d-world Mars rover: http://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/rover/eyesandother/ Parallax Barrier wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallax_barrier Parallel stereograms: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Parallel-view_stereo_images Cross eye stereograms: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Crosseye-view_stereo_images Wheatstone's paper: http://www.stereoscopy.com/library/wheatstone-paper1838.html Stereoscopy and artists: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/health/views/14vision.html?_r=2 Thanks for listening, & keep exploring
19 minutes | Jul 18, 2016
The Atomic Idea
Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple Music by: Kai Engel: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kai_Engel/Chapter_One__Cold/Kai_Engel_-_Chapter_One_-_Cold_-_01_Snowfall_Intro Lee Rosevere: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning Chris Zabriskie: https://soundcloud.com/chriszabriskie/i-cant-imagine-where-id-be-without-it?in=chriszabriskie/sets/every-chris-zabriskie-album Joseph Barker: https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/on-behalf-of-my-parents-joseph Check out the video by Ted-ed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQP4UJhNn0I Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring!
26 minutes | Jun 6, 2016
Science Fiction (Part 2) – feat. Dean Martin
The conclusion to Dean's and my discussion on Science Fiction. Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Check out Dean's podcast: http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Music by: Stellardrone; https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/ Chris Zabriskie; http://chriszabriskie.com/ Professor Kliq; http://www.professorkliq.com/ Joseph Barker; https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey Follow the show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uncertaintyprinciplethepodcast/ Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Depiction_of_a_futuristic_city.jpg Thanks for listening, & Keep Exploring
18 minutes | May 3, 2016
Brain Power (Part 2)
The second part of our exploration into the human brain! Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple?ty=h https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Why Humans Give Birth to Helpless Babies http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/why-humans-give-birth-to-helpless-babies/ LSG Media http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Decipher SciFi http://www.decipherscifi.com/ Music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/Music_For_Podcasts/Lee_Rosevere_-_Music_For_Podcasts_-_01_Lets_Start_at_the_Beginning http://chriszabriskie.com/vendaface/ https://soundcloud.com/internationalsockmonkey/featherweight Thanks for listening, and Keep Exploring! -Daniel
21 minutes | Apr 3, 2016
Science Fiction (Part 1)- Feat. Dean Martin
Check out Dean's podcast! http://www.libertystreetgeek.net/ Music used in the beginning is by Stellardrone https://stellardrone.bandcamp.com/ Other music comes from the the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey, used for critique reasons, which falls under fair use. Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/uncertaintyprinciple?ty=h https://www.paypal.me/DanielJamesBarker/2 Image from Wikimedia commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Depiction_of_a_futuristic_city.jpg Thanks for listening, Keep exploring. -Daniel
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