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Riddles of Reality: From Quarks to The Cosmos

Thursday, May 19, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate and Templeton Prize winner, has played a leading role in developing the most refined quantum mechanical understanding of the microworld and in proposing solutions to a number of deeply puzzling mysteries. He joins Brian Greene for a vibrant and wide-ranging discussion of these insights and what they may mean for our future understanding of reality.

Moderator

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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Participants

Frank WilczekTheoretical Physicist, Mathematician, Nobel Laureate in Physics

Professor Frank Wilczek is considered one of the world’s eminent theoretical physicists. He received the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of asymptotic freedom in the theory of the strong interaction—key to several major problems in particle physics and beyond. 

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