Webcast sponsored by Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Vancouver Institute. Lawrence Krauss’ work has been primarily in theoretical (as opposed to experimental) physics, and he has published research on a great variety of topics within that field.
Krauss is a renowned cosmologist and popularizer of modern science and director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University.
Krauss ultimately tackles the age-old assumption that something cannot arise from nothing by arguing that not only can something arise from nothing, but something will always arise from nothing.
The University of British Columbia (UBC), is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world.
Article featured image to the right. An illustration of spacetime curvature. As general relativity generalizes special relativity and Newton’s law of universal gravitation it provides a unified description of gravity as a geometric property of space and time, or spacetime. Credit: Johnstone.