Brian Greene

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. 28, 2011

Brian Greene Explains ‘The Fabric Of The Cosmos’

With no shortage of special effects, a new four-part TV series looks at big questions in cosmology.

physics, cosmology, string theory, reality, dimensions

Mar. 04, 2011

Brian Greene on The Hidden Reality

Why some physicists think there can be more than one universe.

physics, cosmology, universe, multiverse, string theory, theoretical physics

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

May. 30, 2008

World Science Festival / Kavli Awards

This week, the World Science Festival brings big thinkers from around the world to a five-day festival in New York City.

awards, science festival, science literacy

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