Cosmos In You - Guide to Inner Space
About This Show
The Cosmos In You's mission is to have a deeper understanding of the universe so that we can in turn have a deeper understanding of ourselves.
It explores the deeper questions, "Who are we?" and "Why are we here" through the lens of scientists, philosophers, artists and future thinkers.
If you like On Being podcast, you will enjoy this podcast as it explores similar concepts but through a scientific lens.
Most Recent Episode
EP: 26 Adam Frank - The Gateway to Awe, Wonder and Curiosity
Jun 13 16
In this episode we discuss:
*How science can be a gateway to awe, wonder and curiosity
*Why Deepak Chopra’s interpretation of Quantum Mechanics pisses him off
*What his own contemplative practice has taught him about what it means “to be” in this world
*His thoughts on the data behind Near Death Experiences
Adam Frank's Bio:
Adam Frank is a professor of astrophysics and the author of two books; The Constant Fire, Beyond the Science vs. Religion Debate and About Time, Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang. Adam is also a contributor to the NPR blog 13.7: Cosmos & Culture. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times and the magazines Discover and Scientific American. He studies the processes that shape the formation and death of stars and has become a leading expert on the final stages of evolution for stars like the sun. Adam is a theoretical/computational astrophysicist and he heads a research group that is developing new tools for simulating the cosmos.