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TEDx Cosmology and the arrow of time Sean Carroll at TEDxCaltech
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    Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech.  He received his Ph.D. in 1993 from Harvard University, and has previously worked at MIT, the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Ba...
    Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech.  He received
    his Ph.D. in 1993 from Harvard University, and has previously worked
    at MIT, the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of
    California, Santa Barbara, and the University of Chicago.  His
    research ranges over a number of topics in theoretical physics,
    focusing on cosmology, particle physics, and general relativity,
    with special emphasis on dark matter, dark energy, and the origin of
    the universe. He is the author of From Eternity to Here, a popular
    book on cosmology and the arrow of time, and of Spacetime and
    Geometry, a textbook on general relativity; has produced a set of
    introductory lectures for The Teaching Company end Dark Matter and
    Dark Energy The Dark Side of the Universe; and is a co-founder of
    the popular science blog Cosmic Variance,
    http//blogs.discovermagazine.com/cosmicvariance/.About TEDx, x
    independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth
    spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that
    bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx
    event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep
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    organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance
    for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
    (Subject to certain rules and regulations.) On January 14, 2011,
    Caltech hosted TEDxCaltech, an exciting one-day event to honor
    Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate, Caltech physics professor,
    iconoclast, visionary, and all-around curious character. Visit
    TEDxCaltech.com for more details.
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