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Jim Holt

writer for the new yorker and author of "why does the world exist?"

Jim Holt appears in the following:

An Existential Detective Story

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Jim Holt, essayist, critic, and author of Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story, discusses his new book, which investigates the age-old mystery of why is there something rather nothing.

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Solid as a Rock

Monday, December 31, 2012

Is reality an ethereal, mathematical poem... or is it made up of solid, physical stuff? In this short, we kick rocks, slap tables, and argue about the nature of the universe with Jim Holt.

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An Existential Detective Story

Monday, July 16, 2012

Jim Holt, essayist, critic, and author of Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story, discusses his new book, which investigates the age-old mystery of why is there something rather nothing.

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Why Does the World Exist?

Friday, July 13, 2012

The discovery of a what's being called a Higgs-like particle brought us one step closer to figuring out how the universe came into existence. But why did the universe come into existence in the first place?

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