Theoretical physicist, cosmologist and bestselling author Lawrence Krauss The Greatest Story Ever Told...So Far) explores the hidden realities of our universe. He asks us to imagine what the world might look like if we lived on an ice crystal on a windowpane. Religions would be born, wars would be fought and physicists would develop laws to explain the universe. But, of course, its creation would be an accident of circumstance. Lawrence explains how our universe is just such an accident.
Supported by the University of Sydney.
Lawrence Krauss (International)
Lawrence M. Krauss is theoretical physicist. His studies and research interests include the early universe, the nature of dark matter, and the origins of the consciousness and culture. Lawrence is the author of over 300 scientific publications, as well the author of 10 popular books, including the international bestseller The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing, which immediately became New York Times bestseller and has now been translated into 24 different languages. His newest book, The Greatest Story Ever Told … So Far, is the story about how humanity reached its current understanding of the universe, one that is far removed from the realm of everyday experience. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his research and writing and is the only physicist to have received the major awards from all three U.S Physics Societies for his many contributions to public education and understanding of science around the world. He writes for numerous newspapers and magazines including The New York Times and The New Yorker, and appears on TV and in various feature films.
Juanita Ruys (Australian)
Juanita Feros Ruys is the director of the University of Sydney Node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. She is a senior research fellow in the Medieval and Early Modern Centre and the author of Demons in the Middle Ages.