What do patent attorneys and foodies have in common? Both will enjoy the latest episode of Freakonomics Radio: “Waiter, There’s a Physicist in My Soup.” The hosts interview Nathan Myhrvold, founder of Intellectual Ventures and author of a new book on the science of cooking.
In the episode, Myhrvold discusses molecular gastronomy, how to make the perfect hamburger, why he cuts ovens in half, and the future of food. Listeners also get an audio tour of the Intellectual Ventures’ corporate kitchen. To download the episode as a podcast or to listen online, click here.