This Artificial Sun Is Hotter Than The Real Sun

Learn about an artificial sun that’s hotter than our actual sun; whether math really is a universal language; and what words like “fresh” really tell you about how fancy your food is. 

South Korean researchers created an artificial sun that’s hotter than our actual sun by Grant Currin

Is math really a universal language? by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from John)

What Words Like “Fresh” Really Tell You About How Fancy Your Food Is by Arika Okrent

  • Jurafsky, D. (2014). The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu. W. W. Norton & Company. 

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