It’s All Relative

Shakespeare famously wrote, All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players. Little did he know that for the next 300 years, physicists would view the universe in a similar way. “[Classical] physics was like a play,” says theoretical physicist (and my good friend) Sean Carroll. There was a stage, and there were actors. …

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The Scirens & Cara Santa Maria

It’s official: all of the Scirens have had the pleasure of talking nerdy with our friend Cara Santa Maria. If you haven’t listened to all the episodes, they’re posted below. Thanks, Cara, for the intellectual stimulation and the laughs!! [one-half-first] [/one-half-first][one-half] [/one-half]

Scirens Event: EINSTEIN’S GIRL–Nov. 20

Join the Scirens for our first science entertainment event! Music, comedy, physics, and love collide in one tour-de-force performance coming Thursday, November 20 to Upstairs at Vitello’s in Studio City when our Sciren Gia Mora performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show, Einstein’s Girl. TICKETS $20 Reserve online or 818.769.0905 Combining jazz standards with standup comedy and original music, …

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Field Notes: GM at COPENHAGEN

The AxS Festival, in coordination with A Noise Within, presented a staged reading of playwright Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play Copenhagen on September 29, 2014. In it, Neils Bohr, his wife Margrethe, and Bohr’s protégé Werner Heisenberg are condemned to recount the events of one day in 1941 standing in the purgatory of director Robertson Dean’s barren stage. …

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