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Published on Jun 12, 2019
Where did the universe come from and where is it going? Could our universe be one of many and how come the universe keeps expanding at an ever increasing rate? Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe
Most of us have heard of black holes and supernovas, galaxies and the Big Bang. But few of us understand more than the bare facts about the universe we call home. What is really out there? How did it all begin? Where are we going? Award-winning astrophysicist and Professor of Physics at Princeton University, Jo Dunkley traces the evolution of the Universe from the Big Bang fourteen billion years ago, past the birth of the Sun and our planets, to today and beyond. She explains cutting-edge debates about such perplexing phenomena as the accelerating expansion of the universe and the possibility that our universe is only one of many.
Jo Dunkley is a Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University. Her research is in cosmology, studying the origins and evolution of the Universe. Her main projects are the Atacama Cosmology Telescope and the Simons Observatory. She also works on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
This talk was filmed at the Ri on 23 January 2019.
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