Monday, August 11, 2008

Time’s Arrow: Discussion between Sean Carroll and David Albert

Sean Carroll
Cosmic Variance, California Institute of Technology

David Albert
Columbia University

Topics: Time’s Arrow
How a philosopher of science spends his time (08:34)
David describes his run-in with the “What the Bleep!?” cultists (11:56)
Is good science too disturbing to make good entertainment? (04:46)
Sean and David take on John Horgan’s critique of string theory (10:54)
String theory’s predictive power (or lack thereof) (06:04)
Why is the past so different, in so many ways, from the future? (12:28)

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