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Sean Carroll: Many Worlds

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist, a professor at CalTech, and an acclaimed science writer. And there might be more than one of him. At least, that’s what his newest book Something Deeply Hidden posits. In this groundbreaking work, Carroll lays out the Many Worlds Theory, which argues that the world is constantly generating new versions of itself, each representing different outcomes of particular events. If this all sounds a bit more science fiction than science, fear not: Carroll is known for his lucid and accessible thinking, which he’ll bring to CHF as he invites us to explore the awesome and enormous possibilities contained in our universe(s).

This program is presented in partnership with the Chicago Humanities Festival.

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Website and ticket link: https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/sean-carroll-many-worlds/ 

Promo code for ISC fans and followers: Beginning October 1st, use code ILSCI19 to receive $5 off PUBLIC tickets for program 402. Must add GENERAL tickets to your basket and enter code at checkout for discount.

Program guide:  https://chicagohumanities.org/attend/fall-2019-program-guide/

Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology, host of the Mindscape podcast, and author of From Eternity to Here: The Particle at the End of the Universe, and The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. He has been awarded prizes and fellowships by the National Science Foundation, NASA, the American Institute of Physics, and the Royal Society of London, among many others.

Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/sean-carroll-many-worlds/ 

Venue

Oriental Institute Museum
1155 E 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Website:
https://oi.uchicago.edu/

Organizers

Chicago Humanities Festival
Illinois Science Council