The 9pm Excess Garlic Biosupremacy with Upulie Divisekera

Upulie Divisekera (Photo: Nathan Fulton / Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade used under a Creative Commons CC BY 2.0 license)

Upulie Divisekera joins me for the third episode in the Spring Series 2020. She’s a molecular biologist, nanotechnologist, science communicator, and dinosaur evangelist.

We talk about many things including pterosaurs, the potential for life on Venus, Jupiter, why biology is better than physics, government messaging re the coronavirus, the causes of supposed journalist Chris Uhlmann, Donald Trump, boneless chicken wings, Elon Musk, cultural Marxism, curry, racism, and an annoyance of economists.

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Upulie was previously on the Public House Forum 4 episode four years ago.

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  • The result has caused a significant increase in notifications for Divisekera, from Elon Musk fans debating with her over nanotechnology.
  • The Geek Code, developed in 1993, is a series of letters and symbols used by self-described "geeks" to inform fellow geeks about their personality, appearance, interests, skills, and opinions. The idea is that everything that makes a geek individual can be encoded in a compact format which only other geeks can read. This is deemed to be efficient in some sufficiently geeky manner.
  • Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a “pedo guy” on Twitter.
  • Elon Reeve Musk FRS (/?i?l?n/; born June 28, 1971) is a business magnate, industrial designer, engineer, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI.
  • Photosynthesis involves manipulation of quantum physics to generate energy. Butterflies diffract light through nanostructures to create iridescence. Porpoises can direct sonar beams through anatomy. The verdict is in. Biology > Physics
  • Real science from real scientists, writers, communicators, artists & clinicians.
  • Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac OM FRS[9] (/d??ræk/; 8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who is regarded as one of the most significant physicists of the 20th century.
  • When in San Francisco, all you have to do is "follow your nose" and it will lead you to one of The-City-By-The-Bay's most unique and entertaining dining experiences... The Stinking Rose: A Garlic Restaurant.
  • Known for his love for Indian curry, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison spent his Saturday evening cooking an Indian delicacy Lamb Rhapsody from Rajasthan.

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