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Losing the Nobel Prize | Brian Keating | Talks at Google

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Losing the Nobel Prize | Brian Keating | Talks at Google

Going to the ends of the Earth to discover the beginning of time | Brian Keating | TEDxSanDiego

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. From Galileo's refracting telescope, which fits in a pocket yet revolutionized the world’s view of planet earth and the solar system, to the massive BICEP2 polarization telescope deployed at the South Pole, Professor Brian Keating takes us on a journey back to the big bang, some 13.8 billion years ago.

Sheldon Glashow: The Power of Useless Ideas!

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#SheldonGlashow #ElectroweakUnification #GrandUnifiedTheory Sheldon Glashow is a theoretical physicist and emeritus professor at Harvard, where he also earned his Ph.D. He was the first to propose a grand unified theory and also worked as a visiting scientist at CERN.

Jill Tarter: Proxima Centauri, the Drake Equation, and SETI in 2021!

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#SETI #JillTarter #ProximaCentauri Last week the Guardian and Scientific American announced that Breakthrough Listen astronomers using the Parkes radio telescope in Australia saw a weird radio signal coming from Proxima Centauri, the star system closest to Earth.


Interviews with Brian

347: Brian Keating | Losing the Nobel Prize
Jordan Harbinger

Brian Keating’s Quest for the Origin of the Universe
Quanta Magazine: Steven Strogatz

No, No Nobel: How to Lose the Prize
by Steve Mirsky for Scientific American on May 19, 2020


Classic Content

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Patrick Bet-David: MOVE like a Grandmaster! TRAILER

Theories of Everything: Cosmic Controversies, Great Debates, and Scientific Speculations -- Part 2

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Theories of Everything: Cosmic Controversies, Great Debates, and Scientific Speculations -- Part 2

Microstrategy’s Michael Saylor: The Physics of Bitcoin.

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Brian Keating’s The INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE Podcast featured in WIRED Magazine

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Brian Keating’s The INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE Podcast featured in WIRED Magazine

Brian Keating | The Ben Shapiro Show Sunday Special Ep. 67

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Joins Ben to discuss the relationship between science and religion, his journey from Catholicism to Atheism to Judaism, the creation of the universe, almost winning the Nobel Prize, and much more.

Deepak Chopra’s interview with Brian Keating about Science vs. Spirituality, cosmology, and the Nobel Prize.

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Deepak Chopra’s interview with Brian Keating about Science vs. Spirituality, cosmology, and the Nobel Prize.

Writings

The Beginning to the End of the the Universe: Inflating the cosmos

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In a trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second, our universe underwent a growth spurt that shaped the structure we see today.

Are Parallel Universes Real?

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In this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything and get answers from a variety of experts.

Tribute to Margaret Burbidge

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Though I was understandably nervous being in the presence of astronomical royalty, she had a way of immediately disarming young scientists with her characteristically gracious presence...

Should All Nobel Prizes Be Canceled For A Year?

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If you ever meet someone who claims to have nearly won the Nobel Prizes in mathematics, walk away: You're dealing with a deeply delusional individual. While there...

There's Nothing Noble About Science's Nobel Prize Gender Gap

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We scientists are pretty good with numbers. Whether it's tallying the number of galaxies in the universe or probing reagent reactions that last mere femtoseconds...

10 Drafts Later: Making it to Amazon's Top 10 Best Books!

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Nine of the ten drafts of Losing the Nobel Prize. I couldn't bring myself to print out the first draft! When I began writing Losing the Nobel Prize,...

Must Read Articles

Nobel Prizes Still Struggle With Wide Gender Disparity

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Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet, but the aura of this year's announcements have been dulled by questions over why so few women have...

Why Nobel Prizes Fail 21st-Century Science

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A small group of scientists will achieve international stardom this week. They will learn they have won Nobel prizes in physiology, chemistry, and physics...

Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) in 2016

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Source: APS Physics | https://www.aps.org/ : Keating, Brian [2016] University of California, San Diego Citation: For his role in designing the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization (BICEP) experiment to...

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2007

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Source: National Science Foundation | https://www.nsf.gov/ : Brian Keating Affiliation: Astronomical Sciences NSF Directorate: MPS Gender: M Award Year: 2006 Citation: For his work on the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic...

Angel Flight West Event Features Volunteer Pilot, Astrophysicist Brian Keating

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Angel Flight West command pilot and UCSD astrophysicist, Brian G. Keating, PhD Read article in CISON PRWeb: "Dr. Keating's presentation lived up to its title: "Extreme Astronomy...

Exploring the South Pole Telescope

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Image Credit: Jeffery Donenfeld By far one of the most impressive structures here at the south pole is the South Pole Telescope. This gigantic microwave telescope...

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