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The Past and Future of Life and the Cosmos (Or, How We Got Here & Where We’re Going)

Friday, October 27, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Join Brian Greene and Britain’s Astronomer Royal Martin Rees as they discuss challenges and opportunities swirling around cosmology–the big bang, dark matter, dark energy, and black holes–and the future of humanity.

This program is part of the Big Ideas series, supported 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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Martin ReesCosmologist, Astrophysicist

Martin Rees is the UK’s Astronomer Royal and a Fellow (and former Master) of Trinity College, Cambridge. After studying at Cambridge, he held post-doctoral positions in the UK and the USA, before becoming a professor at Sussex University.

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