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Goings on

Greetings, internet. I’ve got a few posts in the queue on the potential dangers of colliding with a star in your warp drive and such like, but I wanted to give update on a couple of really exciting interviews this … Continue reading

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Blastoff!

Good news, everyone! I was on the Professor Blastoff Podcast this week talking about “The Universe” (which may win the prize for best episode name) with Tig, David and Kyle. We talk about time travel, symmetry, antimatter (and Uncley matter, … Continue reading

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Talks at Google

Hi. Would you like to see me give a talk on symmetry? Of course you would. Here’s a professionally produced video of my presentation to the good folks at Google entitled, “Why Symmetry Matters.” Enjoy! -Dave ps I also had … Continue reading

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New York, New York

I’m in the Big Apple! And I’m pleased to say that, having made it here, I’m confident that I can make it anywhere. Today I was on the Leonard Lopate Show for a pretty long interview. We talked about symmetry, … Continue reading

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Pub Day!

Hurray! The day has finally come. If you haven’t already bought up your copy what are you waiting for? Seriously, though, thanks to everyone who helped with the book (and to the many, many io9 readers who’ve asked questions over … Continue reading

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Danica McKellar blurbed my book!

Okay, just one more, and only because it’s pretty insane. Danica McKellar (who you may also remember as Winnie Cooper from the Wonder Years) has written a really nice blurb for the Universe in the Rearview Mirror: This is a … Continue reading

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Quickies

Hi Folks! Just a few quick announcements (though I’m hoping to write something a bit longer later about science, statistics, and politics). Tonight I’ll be giving a talk entitled, “What’s the Matter with the Higgs Boson?” to the Delaware Valley … Continue reading

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The Transit of Venus (June 5-6)!

Greetings, astronomy fans! As you may have heard, next Tuesday evening (as seen from the east coast of the U.S.), we’re going to witness a rare and historical astronomical event: the transit of Venus. If you somehow missed the news, … Continue reading

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"What is the Universe Expanding Into?" and other perfectly reasonable questions

Hey folks! A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk at the Princeton Plasma Physics Labs as part of their “Science on Saturday” program. It was a lot of fun and a huge success. They tell me that 523 … Continue reading

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The flat earth and other misconception misconceptions

Camille Flammarion, L’Atmosphere: Météorologie Populaire (Paris, 1888) I’ve been inundating you with issues in symmetry, but I hope you don’t mind. I’m now in the midst of Chapter 4, which deals with (among much else) the homogeneity and isotropy of … Continue reading

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