Craig and Robinson discuss the boundary between science and pseudoscience, as well as case studies of science, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories, including super-string theory, psychoanalysis, astrology, and more.
Sept 29, 2022
An op-ed in the Chronicle for Higher Education, calling for public disclosure of research funding.
July 20, 2021
Scientific Freedom: An Interview with Craig Callender
How can we use science as a force for good, and why is science increasingly seen as something dangerous? Callender explains how the philosophy of science can tackle questions such as these, in a time where navigating the path of scientific progress is more important than ever.
June 5, 2021
Can We Stop Time?
Livescience's Life's Little Mysteries series. "Every once in a while, a science-fiction book, movie or TV show will feature characters who can do what we all wish: Stop time.
But is such a thing possible? Answering that question requires a deep dive into the farthest corners of physics, philosophy and human perception.
September 7, 2021
We imagine ourselves as existing within time and space. Yet, we only ever experience the present moment. ...Renowned multiverse theorist Laura Mersini-Houghton, legendary physicist, writer and broadcaster Paul Davies, post postmodern philosopher and Closure theorist Hilary Lawson and philosopher of science Craig Callender lock horns over the arrows of time. Sara Walker hosts.
May 13, 2019
Neanderthal Among Us? Science Meets Fiction: A Discussion of the Motion Picture William
A panel discussion with Tim Disney and a few fascinating scientists about the film William. UCTV link.
January 14, 2017
The Nature of Time
The 2018 Awana Rural Women “No Barriers, Small Island, Big Ideas” festival will focus on the crucial, complex and often confounding topic of time. ...[M]oderated by one of the country’s best interviewers (RNZ’s Kim Hill) this year’s No Barriers promises to be another high-quality Great Barrier festival for the brain.Here is a write-up by journalist Joanna Wane.
Falling Through Time
ABC Television, Australia. A public lecture broadcast on ABC TV Big Ideas. It was shown on Aug 27, 2013 on ABC1 and repeated on ABCNEWS24. Outside Australia only the unedited version is available.
September 8, 2010
THREE decades ago, Stephen Hawking famously declared that a “theory of everything” was on the horizon, with a 50 per cent chance of its completion by 2000. Now it is 2010, and Hawking has given up...
August 25, 2014
What is Time?
Closer to the Truth, interview by Robert Kuhn. Time is a mystery; it's not what it seems. Time's flow feels unstoppable, yet some say time is not fundamental, perhaps not even real. Why do physicists and philosophers think time is a construct, something that emerges, not something that is basic?
I've also been quoted many times, including:
Inside Science, Huffington Post: Does Time Flow Forward?, 2014
What Is Time? The Biggest Questions. Podcast interview by Tony Sobrado
“The Time is Gone” by Nicola Nosengo, L'Espresso, January 19, 2012
New Scientist: Saving Time. Physics Killed It. Do We Need It Back? (2013)
New Scientist, Why Has Space Exactly Three Dimensions? (2013)
Skipping Along with the Heavyweights of Time, New Scientist June 2010
Scientific American, A Hole at the Heart of Physics, 2006