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Navigating the Quantum Universe

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A hundred years ago, scientists studying the microworld were stunned by a revolutionary new understanding, Quantum Mechanics, which has proved to be the most precise and the most puzzling description of nature’s workings ever conceived. Join researchers known for their vivid and accessible accounts of complex scientific ideas for a mind-bending journey to the forefront of the strange and mysterious realm of quantum reality.

The Big Ideas Series is supported in part by the John Templeton Foundation.


Brian GreenePhysicist, Author

Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.

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Sean CarrollPhysicist, Johns Hopkins
Bestselling Author

Sean Carroll is the Homewood Professor of Natural Philosophy at the Johns Hopkins University, and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. Prior to that he was a research …

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Elise CrullPhilosopher of Physics, CUNY
Author, Physics Historian

Elise Crull received a B.Sc. with Honors in Physics and Astronomy at Calvin University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History & Philosophy of Science from the University of Notre …

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Carlo RovelliPhysicist, Aix-Marseille Univ.
Bestselling Author

Carlo Rovelli is a theoretical physicist in the field of quantum gravity and in the history and philosophy of science. He is a co-founder of the loop approach to quantum …

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