The New Universe and the Human Future
Monday, November 14, 2011
Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack talk about modern cosmology and the origins of the universe. Their book The New Universe and the Human Future brings the new scientific picture of the universe to life. It interprets what our human place in the cosmos may mean for us and our descendants. It offers unique insights into the potential use of this newfound knowledge to find solutions to seemingly intractable global problems such as climate change and unsustainable growth.