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Brian Greene - The Universe on A String

Streaming Video - 2012
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Greene has a rare gift for explaining the most challenging scientific ideas, and everyone can appreciate his refreshingly insightful explanations," says Jennifer Birriel in Astronomy of physicist Brian Greene. A professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, Greene is perhaps the best-known proponent of the superstring theory, the idea that miniscule strands of energy vibrating in a higher dimensional space-time create every particle and force in the universe. He is the co-founder of the World Science Festival and author of several best-selling and non-technical books on the subject, including The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos. In this TEDTalk, Greene explains his superstring theory and brings science to general audiences in a new and compelling way.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2008
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO ACCESSVID
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (19 min.)) : sound, color

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