7.00pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 2 March
This event has already taken place
They will take us on a journey across time, starting from our most refined understanding of the universe’s beginning to the closest science can take us to the very end.
Please note that Dara Ó Briain was originally scheduled to host this event but is sadly unable to participate.
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Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University.
Brian is world-renowned for his groundbreaking discoveries in the field of superstring theory, including the co-discovery of mirror symmetry and the discovery of spatial topology change. He is the director of Columbia’s Center for Theoretical Physics. Prof Greene is known to the public through his New York Times best selling books and numerous media appearances from the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to Charlie Rose. The Washington Post called him “the single best explainer of abstruse concepts in the world today.” He has hosted two NOVA mini-series based on his books, receiving the George Foster Peabody award for “The Elegant Universe with Brian Greene.” Greene has had cameo roles in a number of Hollywood films including Frequency, Maze and The Last Mimzy and in 2008, with producer Tracy Day, co-founded the World Science Festival. He is the director of Columbia’s Center for Theoretical Physics.
Jo Marchant is a New York Times bestselling author and speaker. Her writing explores the nature of humanity and our universe, from the mind-body connection to the mysteries of past civilisations and the awesome power of the night sky. Her latest book, 'The Human Cosmos' was selected as a 'Best Book of 2020' by NPR and The Economist, along with a host of other accolades.
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