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Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1993. His research focuses on issues in cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His book The Particle at the End of the Universe won the prestigious Winton Prize for Science Books in 2013. Carroll lives in Los Angeles with his wife, writer Jennifer Ouellette.

The Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 19. Probability and Randomness

Sometimes the universe is unpredictable. (Nobody needs to be reminded of that just now.) Is that unpredictability fundamental, or merely apparent? And how should we deal with it when it comes along?








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“We are part of the universe that has developed a remarkable ability: We can hold an image of the world in our minds. We are matter contemplating itself.”
Sean Carroll, The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

“The world is not magic — and that’s the most magical thing about it.”
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“The world keeps happening, in accordance with its rules; it's up to us to make sense of it and give it value.”
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