Professor Brian Keating is an astrophysicist with UC San Diego’s Department of Physics. He and his team develop telescopes to study the Big Bang. He is the author of over 100 scientific publications and holds two U.S.Patents. He received the 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at the White House from President Bush for a telescope he invented and deployed at the U.S. South Pole Research Station called “BICEP". Professor Keating became a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2016 and is the author of Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor, selected as one ofAmazon.com’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Monthand one of Nature Magazine’s Six Best Books of the Season.
Alien Big Mac Wrapper Found On The Moon
NASA has emergency plans for what to do if they find an alien artifact on the Moon or anywhere in space (for real!). Elon Musk probably does, too. What The IF would happen if we found something left by Aliens? What if it was trash? Like, I dunno, maybe a Big Mac wrapper? How would a trashy hamburger wrapper change the world? A quick, hot and delicious episode awaits you, enjoy!
When An IF! Runs AMOK
It's the exciting conclusion to our wild & wacky "Haiku In The Collider" scenario! We learn a tremendous amount of amazing REAL science in the process, as we spin out (of control!) this SciFi idea, keeping it as rooted in scientific facts as possible.
Dance For Us, Human! DANCE!
Today we solve, once and for all, one of humanity's greatest mysterys: WHY are the Aliens TEASING US??? Plan for the best, prepare for the worst, people of Earth!
KILLER CLUTTER OF QUANTA!
THE UNIVERSE REFUSES TO BE DECLUTTERED! Or... Does it? Find out if The Power of Quantum Mechanics can turn your apartment from pigpen to Zen!