Where Good Ideas Come From (w/ Safi Bahcall), Why Illness Puts Your Brain in a Fog, and a Place on Earth that Supports No Life
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Entrepreneur, physicist, and author Safi Bahcall explains “loonshots” and how Robert Goddard, the father of modern rocketry, can help us understand where good ideas come from. Plus: learn about why illness puts your brain in a fog, and new research that found a place on Earth where there’s no life.
Additional resources from Safi Bahcall:
- Pick up “Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries” on Amazon — https://amazon.com
- Follow @SafiBahcall on Twitter — https://twitter.com/safibahcall
- Official Website — https://www.bahcall.com/
- Link between inflammation and mental sluggishness shown in new study | University of Birmingham via EurekAlert! — https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/uob-lbi111519.php
- Selective effects of acute low-grade inflammation on human visual attention | NeuroImage — https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1053811919306895
- What is an extremophile? | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/extremophile.html
- Extremophiles and Extreme Environments | National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4187170/
- The Father of Modern Spaceflight Was Originally Mocked By The New York Times | Curiosity.com — https://curiosity.com/topics/the-father-of-modern-spaceflight-was-originally-mocked-by-the-new-york-times-curiosity/
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