Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

34:21 minutes

Scientists found the Higgs Boson, but what’s next? Will we ever get a handle on dark energy? Physicist and director of the Origins Project Lawrence Krauss and Nobel laureates Frank Wilczek and Brian Schmidt discuss current cosmic challenges and the next big questions in fundamental physics.

Segment Guests

Lawrence Krauss

Lawrence Krauss is foundation professor and director of The ASU Origins Project at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek is the 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics and the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.

Brian Schmidt

Brian Schmidt is the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and a professor at Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

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About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.