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Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Are we alone in the universe? This question has intrigued thinkers for centuries. Now, we finally have the tools and theoretical frameworks to explore the possibility of alien life scientifically. But how far have we come in our search? And are we close to finally finding our otherworldly neighbors?  Here today to help us answer these questions is none...
Published 06/09/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Is there a crisis in cosmology?! Well, not exactly. You see, there’s not just one crisis in cosmology. There are many crises! But don’t worry, that’s a good thing. Crises are what scientists live for! And what a time it is to be a cosmologist. We are at the forefront of uncovering the universe’s greatest mysteries, and we get to play with cutting-edge...
Published 06/07/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! What’s the relationship between matter and space-time? What’s the fundamental nature of reality? And how should we, as science communicators, push back against anti-scientific BS? These are just some of the topics I had the pleasure of discussing with Tevin Naidu. Tevin is a medical doctor, philosopher, and ethicist whose academic work spans theories of...
Published 06/06/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Enjoy this thorough conversation between me and the one and only Jordan Peterson, in which we discuss many long-standing cosmological theories, from the Big Bang to the expansion of the universe, and why we might be completely wrong… about everything!  Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is a renowned Canadian psychologist, best-selling author, public speaker, media...
Published 06/06/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! How did life begin? What makes us human? Why do we get sick and grow old?  For more than half a century, we've searched for answers to these questions in DNA. But after a series of groundbreaking discoveries, attention has turned to RNA, the long-overlooked molecule that is now at the heart of biology's greatest mysteries. Here today, to shed light on this...
Published 06/04/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Is there hope for humanity?  In light of the numerous challenges we face today, from political to environmental crises, it seems like there isn’t.  But according to today’s esteemed guest Marcelo Gleiser, there’s still hope! However, we need to shift our perspective, recognize our place in the universe, and rediscover our connection to the natural...
Published 06/02/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Why do physicists fight philosophers? A couple of months ago, I was invited to Robinson Erhardt’s podcast to discuss the expansion and inflation of the universe, the relationship between theory and experiment in cosmology, gravitational waves, my brainchild, the BICEP experiment, and a lot more. Enjoy! Robinson Erhardt researches symbolic logic and the...
Published 06/01/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Are experts failing us? While there is no clear answer to this question, it is clear that there is a growing public distrust of experts and institutions, and even more clear that this has severe consequences for society and science.  Join me and my colleague Eric Weinstein as we explore this issue, dig deep into the reasons for this skepticism, from...
Published 05/31/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! You know what's better than a 250k sub celebration?  Nothing!  I am immensely grateful for each and every one of you. Thank you so much for joining me on this journey. There is nothing I love more than engaging with all of you and sharing my passion for the impossible every day.  To celebrate and commemorate this crazy milestone, I've asked for questions...
Published 05/28/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! The acceleration of the expansion of the universe is one of the fundamental questions in cosmology.  Scientists believe that dark energy is driving and accelerating the expansion; however, there is a discrepancy between the predicted amount of dark energy in the universe and our theoretical calculations based on the properties of fundamental particles. To...
Published 05/26/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! In this personal conversation with a long-time friend of the show, Lawrence Krauss, I talk about my origins, my passion for physics, how I started researching the CMB, the BICEP experiments, my relationship with religion and Judaism, and much more. Tune in!  Lawrence M. Krauss is a highly acclaimed theoretical physicist, commentator, bestselling author,...
Published 05/23/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with James Altucher. James is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, bestselling author, and host of The James Altucher show.  In the first part of our interview, James wanted to learn more about black holes, wormholes, and the origin of the universe, so we explored these topics in detail. Enjoy!  Key...
Published 05/21/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Ever wondered what happens when the realms of physics and philosophy collide? You get an unparalleled intellectual odyssey that goes far beyond the limits of traditional discourse. Join me and the renowned philosopher and computer engineer Bernardo Kastrup as we explore the nature of reality, the mind-body problem, psychedelics, AI, and some of the most...
Published 05/19/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Join Eric Metaxas and me for a thought-provoking discussion on the origins of the Universe, the Big Bang theory, and the multiverse. I also share my personal experience of almost winning the Nobel Prize and how it changed my perspective on the pursuit of scientific knowledge.  Eric Metaxas is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Bonhoeffer and many...
Published 05/16/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! In 1969, Apollo 11 was the first crewed mission to land on the Moon. Or was it? According to conspiracy theorists, it's obvious that the moon landing was faked. Now, I don't usually pay much attention to such claims, but a few days ago Joe Rogan published a new episode of his podcast, in which he hosted none other than Bart Sibrel himself, giving him a...
Published 05/14/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! There are many stories, notions, and theories about what might happen if the development of artificial intelligence goes wrong. But what if it goes right? What if we develop superintelligence safely, govern it well, and make good use of it? These are the profound questions that today’s esteemed guest, Nick Bostrom, has explored in his highly anticipated new...
Published 05/12/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! How are cosmology and cosmetology linked? Has the Big Bang happened an infinite number of times? And why has no one ever seen a perfect triangle?  I recently had the opportunity to discuss these and other exciting topics with Dennis Prager! Dennis is the host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show The Dennis Prager Show, which can be heard nationwide...
Published 05/09/24
Please join my mailing list here 👉 https://briankeating.com/list to win a meteorite 💥 Is Earth unique, or are there other Earth-like planets full of life? If so, what might life be like on these other planets? Could we even detect it? These questions have puzzled people for millennia. Now, we finally have the technology to explore it. Among the people who have taken up the search for other Earth-like planets and extraterrestrial life is today's guest, Lisa Kaltenegger! Lisa Kaltenegger is...
Published 05/05/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! The multiverse has captured the imagination of scientists and thinkers for centuries, sparking debates in physics, philosophy, and beyond. But is it a valid scientific theory or just science fiction?  I’ve had the pleasure of exploring this issue with the leading expert in this field, physicist and author Paul Halpern. Halpern is a professor of physics at...
Published 04/28/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Welcome everyone to a fascinating deep dive with the late Daniel Dennett! In our interview, we tackled fascinating problems like free will, human consciousness, ethics, and the philosophy of science. He also explained why he’s sounding the alarm on AI! Shortly after our interview, Daniel sadly passed away at the age of 82. He was a renowned philosopher,...
Published 04/21/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Today on Into the Impossible, we’re exploring the fascinating realm of time with none other than the timekeeper himself – Chad Orzel.  Chad is a professor of physics and science communicator renowned for his popular science books, How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog, Breakfast with Einstein, and How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog. He is also a regular...
Published 04/14/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! On April 8th, 2024, the USA will be treated to a rare celestial phenomenon—a total solar eclipse. During a total solar eclipse, the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow that temporarily darkens parts of the Earth. Astronomers and enthusiasts eagerly await the chance to witness this remarkable event and delve deeper into the mysteries of...
Published 04/08/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! Today on Into the Impossible, we're joined by the renowned cosmic journalist Rebecca Boyle.  As a lifelong lunar enthusiast, Rebecca has extensively studied how the Moon has shaped human history and life on Earth. Rebecca's new book, aptly titled ‘Our Moon,’ explores the mysteries of the Moon, from its crucial role in stabilizing Earth's orbit and shaping...
Published 04/07/24
Join my mailing list https://briankeating.com/list to win a real 4 billion year old meteorite! All .edu emails in the USA 🇺🇸 will WIN! When the JWST captured the first images of the earliest galaxies in our universe, scientists were shocked.  The galaxies appeared to be way too bright, way too big, and way too mature to have formed so soon after the Big Bang. This discovery has, rightfully so, sparked a massive debate among astrophysicists. Some even started to question the standard model...
Published 03/31/24