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  • My Q and A with the San Diego Air & Space Museum May 31, 2018
    What was the impetus behind “Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor?” “It was written as a ‘How To” guide. Not how to lose the Nobel Prize, but how to handle adversity in the face of striving greatly. Anyone who has ever tried to win a […]
    Brian Keating
  • Dusty Delusion Destroys Nobel Prize May 24, 2018
    Cosmic pollution produces Devilish dusty delusions, my talk at Google.
    Brian Keating
  • 10 Drafts Later: Making it to Amazon’s Top 10 Best Books! April 10, 2018
    When I began writing Losing the Nobel Prize, I wasn’t sure I could complete it. I had a day job and a family and wanted to have a life. But I also had a contract to write a draft in under 16 months which I thought was insane. The saving grace: I “only” needed to […]
    Brian Keating
  • A compendium of Union-Tribune Media Coverage of my research April 6, 2018
    http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/search/dispatcher.front?Query=gary+robbins+Brian+Keating+&target=all&spell=on
    Brian Keating
  • Interview with KCBS April 2, 2018
    I had an opportunity to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope with Jennifer Hodges of KCBS in San Francisco. A recording of the interview is available here:   https://jwst.nasa.gov
    Brian Keating
  • No Atheists in the Matrix: An Easter Egg from the Master Simulator! April 1, 2018
      Here’s a link to a fun talk I gave two years ago on Easter at the Sunday Assembly in San Diego. In it, I discuss the multiverse and the simulation hypothesis. I hope you’ll like it!
    Brian Keating
  • Rest in Peace: Robert Falcon Scott, died OTD in 1912 March 30, 2018
        From my upcoming book, Losing the Nobel Prize: “After his first failed, attempt to reach the pole Robert Falcon Scott declared: “I may as well confess that I had no predilection for polar exploration.” After his second, successful attempt in 1912 he said,  “Great God this is an awful place and terrible enough […]
    Brian Keating
  • Jews You Should Know March 21, 2018
      I had the great honor to discuss my upcoming book and some of its Jewish themes on the Jews You Should Know podcast, with Rabbi Ary Koretzky. In it, we cover light subjects such as God and Science, Catholicism and Judaism, Stephen Hawking, and of course, the Nobel Prize! Jews You Should Know Apple […]
    Brian Keating
  • The Legacy of BICEP2, Four Years Later: EDGES, LIGO, & beyond. March 16, 2018
    Andrew Grant wrote a very nice in Physics Today, giving a great summary of the lasting, long range impact of the BICEP2 experience. Grant’s piece appears exactly four years after the momentous announcement made at Harvard’s Center for Astrophysics. That announcement made headlines around the world, shaking up the normally-staid astrophysics community. It’s intriguing to […]
    Brian Keating
  • Wrinkle in Time: Science Advisor Stephon Alexander March 9, 2018
    A fascinating, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of a major Hollywood blockbuster, a Wrinkle in Time, courtesy of Brown University’s YouTube Channel. Can’t wait to see the movie!
    Brian Keating