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Mr. Eccles Presents | The Big Picture: From the Big Bang to the Meaning of Life (Sean Carroll)

“Award-winning scientist and writer Sean Carroll ties together the fundamental laws of physics governing the workings of the cosmos with the everyday human experience we all share.
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The talk, given at the Royal Institution in October 2016, will take us on a breath-taking journey from the origin of the Universe, through the evolution of life and consciousness, to the eternal question of what it all really means.

Dr Sean Carroll is an astrophysicist at the California Institute of Technology. He has written a variety of popular science books along with textbooks and has long been interested in the biggest questions in astronomy: Where does probability come from? How does time work? What is dark matter and dark energy?”

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Albert Einstein’s “The World As I See It”

Albert Einstein during a lecture in Vienna in ...

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I think it’s interesting to read some of how Einstein saw the world he lived in. He addresses societal commitments, ethical ways of living, and religious views.

I’ve trimmed out huge sections of this book-length essay. For the full text, go to Amazon and buy it.