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Lawrence Krauss in conversation with Jim Al-Khalili

10th July 2017 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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 Lawrence Krauss in conversation with Jim Al-Khalili

Join us for an evening with internationally renowned theoretical physicist, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss, as he celebrates the release of his much anticipated book The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far.

In A Universe from Nothing, Krauss revealed how our entire universe could arise from nothing. Now, speaking with fellow theoretical physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili, he will reveal what that something—reality—is

Described as a landmark work of scientific history, The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far  details how humanity has reached its current understanding of the universe and details how science uncovers illusions and makes sense of reality. According to Krauss, this has important application right now in the public arena, where fake news, ideology, and demagoguery pose real threats to a functioning democracy.

Join us on this journey of great discovery and intellectual adventure.

Lawrence Krauss is the author of the international bestseller A Universe From Nothing, which presents ground-breaking evidence for how our universe evolved—and the implications for how it’s going to endHe is Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Physics Dept, Co-Director of the Cosmology Initiative, and Inaugural Director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University. He has wide research interests, including the interface between elementary particle physics and cosmology. He has long been involved in issues of science and society and has helped spearhead national efforts to educate the public about science.

Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE is a theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey. He has hosted several BBC productions about science, including BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific.

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