Lawrence Krauss

Mar. 21, 2014

Detecting the ‘Bang’ from the Big Bang

Researchers detected waves coming just after the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago.

billions, 14 billino, 13.8 billion, gravity waves, cosmic inflation, cosmic microwave background

Jan. 31, 2014

Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

Physicist Lawrence Krauss and Nobel Laureates Frank Wilczek and Brian Schmidt discuss current cosmic challenges.

physics, crisis in physics, higgs boson,

Mar. 29, 2013

Gripping Science Tales Need Not Be Science Fiction

How can scientists tell compelling stories without hyping or distorting the science?

science and storytelling, asuorigins, asu origins, lawrence krauss, brian greene, ian mcewen, ian mc ewen, plot, characters

Oct. 26, 2012

The SciFri Book Club Falls For Mr. Feynman

The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”

physics, physicist, richard feynman, nanotechnology, lockpicks, lawrence krauss, space shuttle challenger, bongos, tuva

Jan. 13, 2012

Lawrence Krauss On ‘A Universe From Nothing’

In his book, Krauss surveys modern cosmology and what it says about the past and future universe.

space, dark energy, dimensions, energy, cosmology

Jun. 17, 2011

In A Flash Of Gamma-Rays A Star Is Gone

Was a star eaten by a massive black hole?

astronomy black hole space galaxy gamma ray busrt

Apr. 08, 2011

Connecting Science and Art

Cormac McCarthy, Werner Herzog, and Lawrence Krauss discuss science as inspiration for art.

arts, krauss, authors, film

Mar. 25, 2011

Richard Feynman Is The 'Quantum Man'

Physicist Lawrence Krauss writes about the life and science of Richard Feynman.

physics, feynman, shuttle, krauss

Nov. 05, 2010

Science and Morality

In this hour of Science Friday, we'll talk with philosophers and scientists about the origins of human values.

morality, debate, ethics, right from wrong

Jun. 04, 2010

The Oil Spill and the Limits of Science

Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?

oil spill, oil slick, engineering, ecosystem

Jan. 15, 2010

Adjusting the Doomsday Clock

Thursday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists adjusted the minute hand of its Doomsday Clock, a measure of the world's vulnerability to catastrophe.

clock, catastrophe, seconds to midnight

Sep. 11, 2009

A One-Way Trip To Mars?

Ira talks with cosmologist Lawrence Krauss about whether a human expedition to Mars should involve a return trip to the Earth.

mars, space, exploration

Apr. 03, 2009

Big Questions in Cosmology

In this hour, we'll get an update on the very small--particle physics--and the very large--cosmology--and find out how these two fields of study fit together.

cosmology, physics, origins, arizona


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Science Goes to the Movies: Jurassic World

Paleontologists Lindsay Zanno and Kenneth Lacovara share what made them clap—and cringe—while watching Jurassic World.

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