Nov 5, 2021 • 26M

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Leptons But Were Too Afraid to Ask — Part II

What happens when the scientific method collides with a highly-charged energy field of anti-intellectualism?

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In Part I, CERN physicist Steven Goldfarb attempted to explain to Bob the difference between leptons, muons, and quarks. In Part II, Goldfarb tackles a thornier question: In this age of so much disinformation, when scientific fact seems to carry no more weight than opinion, does science even matter?

Plus: A very special epilogue.