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The Existence of Nothing: A Debate [Live Stream]

Watch six distinguished thinkers grapple with nothingness in the 2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate, March 20, 7:30 - 9:30 P.M. EDT



Douglas Blackiston


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The concept of nothing is as old as zero itself. How do we grapple with the concept of nothing? From the best laboratory vacuums on Earth to the vacuum of space to what lies beyond, the idea of nothing continues to intrigue professionals and the public alike.

Join Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson as he moderates the world's leading voices in this great scientific debate, live from the LeFrak Theater of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

J. Richard Gott: Professor of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, author of Sizing Up the Universe: The Cosmos in Perspective

Jim Holt: Science journalist, author of Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story

Lawrence Krauss: Professor of Physics, Arizona State University, author of A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing

Charles Seife: Professor of Journalism, New York University, author of Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Eva Silverstein: Professor of Physics, Stanford University, co-editor of Strings, Branes and Gravity

 

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