A Universe of Universes? Reflections on Life and the Cosmos

A Universe of Universes? Reflections on Life and the Cosmos

Friday 5 p.m.6 p.m.  

Many scientists now think that there might be more than a single universe. Our universe may be just one example in a far larger “multiverse,” but an unusually complex one that is conducive to the existence of life. Come learn about the relevant lines of reasoning and their profound implications.
 

Speaker(s): 
Alex Filippenko
Professor of Astronomy

Alex Filippenko is one of the world’s most highly cited astronomers and the only person to have served on both teams that simultaneously discovered the Nobel-worthy accelerating expansion of the universe. Voted UC Berkeley’s “Best Professor” a record nine times, he appears frequently on TV documentaries and is addicted to observing total solar eclipses throughout the globe (16 so far).

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