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The Limits of Understanding

This statement is false. Think about it, and it makes your head hurt. If it’s true, it’s false. If it’s false, it’s true. In 1931, Austrian logician Kurt Gödel shocked…

The Dark Side Of The Universe

For all we understand about the universe, 96% of what’s out there still has scientists in the dark. Astronomical observations have established that familiar matter—atoms—accounts for only 4% of the…

Infinity: The Science of Endless

“The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man,” said David Hilbert, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 19th century. A subject extensively…

Hidden Dimensions: Exploring Hyperspace

Extra dimensions of space—the idea that we are immersed in hyperspace—may be key to explaining the fundamental nature of the universe. Relativity introduced time as the fourth dimension, and Einstein’s…

Brian Greene Hosts: Reality Since Einstein

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity, leaders from multiple fields of physics discuss its essential insights, its lingering questions, the latest work it has…

Multiverse: One Universe or Many?

The inflationary theory of cosmology, an enduring theory about our universe and how it was formed, explains that just after the Big Bang, the universe went through a period of…

Quantum Reality: Space, Time, and Entanglement

Ninety years after the historic double-slit experiment, the quantum revolution shows no sign of slowing. Join a vibrant conversation with renowned leaders in theoretical physics, quantum computation, and philosophical foundations,…

Our Place in the Cosmos (Google Talk)

The lecture “Our Place in the Cosmos” explains how we (and, for that matter, all complex life forms) are connected to the Universe around us. This connection relies on the…

The Neuroscience of Consciousness – with Anil Seth

Anil provides an insight into the state-of-the-art research in the new science of consciousness. Distinguishing between conscious level, conscious content and conscious self, he describes how new experiments are shedding…