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Live wouldn't -- now fortunate enough to be joined by drying agreeing to all all the elegant universe and now all -- Of the fabric of the cosmos and I guess host of the PBS nova series of the same name which is a follow up to the elegant universe of course all right.
But rice is one of -- biggest fans by the way out which -- very fortunate because I don't understand any of this -- -- -- might -- -- my first question what am I going to -- of.
From this book in the series you're gonna learn that there's much more to reality than you would think based upon everyday experience.
Everyday experience gives us some sense of space and time.
And those experiences are completely misleading.
Time is not what you think it is neither space you'll learn about the quantum world and also the Mac world -- black holes and the origin of the universe we'll find their final understand or there's a lot of people and then I think as well as me saying.
Well Tim wolf quantum physics what does it mean.
Yes it all has to do -- what happens in the microscopic ground we have found that in the Michael ruled the laws that govern what happens -- completely get.
Different from the laws of every -- experience.
And you might say well who cares and everything that you should care it is.
Your cell -- your personal computer all manner of technology in the world today is based upon the integrated circuit which would not exist without quantum physics.
It's something like 35 to 40% of the -- -- national product come through quantum mechanics to these weird ideas and microscopic well not only blow your mind.
They also support everything we -- in the world around all your fascinating vial of the stuff on I'm totally fascinated and -- -- really very seriously want people understand something.
I if you want to give any interest in this stuff at all this is the man to whom we should turn I've read all of his books I think and I I really am a huge fan.
He explains this stuff in a way you can't do justice in note five in television -- hit hit of course.
But you if you read these things you will be.
Actually fascinated and the worst thing is gonna happen is you'll good throat former mental exercise.
That coming up -- in your brain will expand even if you don't understand it literally is there any yet.
Long -- what exactly is that we -- about it just people who went on land there I don't understand it what is it well it's that -- -- -- and many of the physicists around the world now work on and it's an attempt to realize that dream that Albert Einstein had.
-- dream of finding what he called a unified theory a single mathematical statement an overarching principle that would describe everything in the physical universe the -- -- Everything in between.
He never found -- he -- for thirty years to find the unified theory.
We think this approach called string theory may be maybe we don't know that it may be what it was looking very good I ask a question yeah the answer to this well yes.
Bryant the history period how many dimensions are there.
Well the three dimensions that we know about left right back forth and up down or not enough it turns out this theory and need to have ten probably eleven.
Dimensions they're tiny cold -- there all around us we don't see with the naked -- But according to these ideas they're there they're all around fine I'm being told we've really got to go but tell me this is time travel possible to the future absolutely to the past probably not.
To the future absolutely not -- I could go to 2013 I can tell you had to do it.
Finally I told you OK are -- back and I didn't want.
That's okay I'm proud of the I'm really -- on PBS Glenn it's already been on to the dvd is.
Now they'll have dvds available all the books available I'm gonna watch all of these and read this and become a -- -- -- -- I'm Brian -- and brought -- thanks so much for being here.
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