Quanta Magazine’s New Podcast, ‘The Joy of Why,’ Ponders the Big Questions

Simons Foundation, May 2022

They’re the questions that keep scientists up at night: Why did life begin? Are space and time fundamental or emergent properties of the universe? Why do women usually outlive men? Why do we have to sleep? In “The Joy of Why,” a new podcast by Quanta Magazine, mathematician and author Steven Strogatz interviews leading scientists and mathematicians about some of the universe’s biggest unanswered questions.