“Anticipating a New Golden Age” Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate and Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Fundamental physics is poised to take a great leap forward in coming years. An extraordinary instrument – the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC – will enable us to see whether some gorgeous ideas about the ultimate laws of physics describe reality correctly. Nature has given us hints: Is she teaching, or teasing? In a multimedia presentation including rap video, spectacular images, some amazing ideas, and a few jokes, Mr. Wilczek demonstrates why this is an especially exciting time to be a physicist – or a curious person.
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