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Finding nothing: A conversation with Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek

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Posted on February 8, 2017 - 1:57pm

ASU News covers the Origins Project Lecture, Materiality of a Vacuum - Late Night Thoughts of a Physicst.

In this Origins Lecture, Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek discussed modern physics and how we've discovered that it is very fruitful to regard empty space, or vacuum, as a sort of material, which can have exotic properties, like superconductivity. He was joined by Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss in a dialogue and conversation that continued to explore and bring to life a profound question: What is a Universe?

"Notwithstanding its somewhat daunting title, the lecture drew an enthusiastic sellout audience to the Tempe Center for the Arts. Krauss took the stage for this, the 2017 ASU Origins inaugural lecture, introducing his friend and colleague of more than 30 years and ticking off a few of Wilczek’s achievements over the course of an exceptionally creative and varied career in physics"

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