Virtually Speaking

Wednesday, Oct 5 | 9 pm eastern | 6 pm pacific |Virtually Speaking Science | MSNBC’s Alan Boyle(Cosmic Log) talks with Sean Carroll,  Caltech theoretical physicist who focuses on the structure and evolution of the universe. He’s the author of “From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time,” a popular-level book on cosmology and the arrow of time, as well as a graduate textbook on general relativity. He’s blogged for the past seven years and currently hangs out with a few fellow scientist/bloggers at Cosmic Variance. Later this month [OCTOBER] he’ll be talking about “the laws of nature and the meaning of life” at the annual New Horizons in Science conference in Arizona.

Sean and Alan reality check some of the stranger scientific concepts bubbling up in popular culture, ranging from time travel to extra dimensions and faster-than-light particles. Produced in cooperation with MICA. Listen live and later on BTR

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