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Join us for #YourDailyEquation with Brian Greene. Every Mon – Fri at 3pm EDT, Brian Greene will offer brief and breezy discussions of pivotal equations. Even if your math is a bit rusty, tune in for accessible and exciting stories of nature and numbers that will allow you to see the universe in a new way.
Episode 30 #YourDailyEquation: Even after astronomical observations convinced Einstein that the universe is expanding there remained the question of what drove the universe to expand in the first place–that is, what sparked the Big Bang. Join Brian Greene to explore one prominent possibility: repulsive gravity ignited a brief but powerful burst off cosmic inflation.
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.Read More