Of Particular Significance

Conversations About Science with Theoretical Physicist Matt Strassler

I believe deeply that science is one of the world’s great spectator sports, and should be a source of joy and excitement for every human being.

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“Will awaken your sense of wonder”

Theoretical physicist Matt Strassler takes us on an awe-inspiring journey from relativity to the Higgs field, showing how the universe creates everything from what seems like nothing at all.

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In recent talks at physics departments about my book, I have emphasized that the elementary “particles” of nature — electrons, photons, quarks and so on — are really little waves (or, to borrow a term that was suggested by Sir Arthur Eddington in the 1920s, “wavicles”.) But this notion inevitably generates confusion. That’s because of […]

POSTED BY Matt Strassler

POSTED BY Matt Strassler

ON 04/25/2024

A quick reminder, to those in the northwest’s big cities, that I will be giving two talks about my book in the next 48 hours: Hope to see some of you there! (You can keep track of my speaking events at my events page.)

POSTED BY Matt Strassler

POSTED BY Matt Strassler

ON 04/17/2024

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