Lawrence Krauss on ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told’

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Guests: Lawrence Krauss

Why are we here?  That’s the question theoretical physicist LAWRENCE KRAUSS asks and answers in his new book, The Greatest Story Ever Told – So Far.  Krauss traces the discoveries in physics that have altered our understanding of the universe and that explain the “curious accident” of our existence.  Marty talks with Krauss about gravity, electromagnetism, and the Higgs boson, and about scientists like Galileo, Paul Dirac, and Richard Feynman.

 

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