Lawrence M. Krauss is Director of the Origins Project and Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Physics Department at Arizona State. His new book, The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far, will be published in March. (September 2016)
Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos
by Priyamvada Natarajan
The magnificent success of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity—the modern theory of gravity, space, and time that supplanted Isaac Newton’s law of universal gravitation—promoted the popular misconception that major advances in fundamental physics and cosmology are the province of theoretical physicists working at blackboards or at their desks. Nothing …
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe
by Lisa Randall
The notion that there is more to the world than we can see was probably hardwired into our ancestors’ consciousness by natural selection. Only those in the African savannah who suspected that behind the rustling branches might lie a predator likely survived long enough to pass on their genetic information.