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UNSW Centre for Ideas

The world according to physics

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Thursday 20 August from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Jim Al-Khalili’s new book, The World According to Physics, is his love letter to the subject he has spent most of his life thinking about. 

Physics is a key part of the human quest to understand the world. In this talk, he shares with us his account of what physics has achieved. Taking us on thrilling journey through the laws of the universe, he brings to life what physics reveals about the nature of reality. What is the cutting edge of what we know? What are the speculative theories that may become scientific fact in the future?

Jim Al-Khalili is renowned for his ability to make the principles and stories of science easily understandable. From the physics of the cosmos to the physics of everyday life, he will bring us up to speed – uncovering what the biggest ideas mean and why they matter. What are the discoveries that lie ahead?

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