Esteemed local authors Joel Primack and Nancy Abrams will read from their fascinating new book and discuss what our human place in the cosmos may mean for us and our descendants. Written in eloquent, accessible prose and illustrated throughout, The New Universe and the Human Future:˙How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World brings the new scientific picture of the universe to life.
"When science reveals to us an opportunity for profound hope—a potential bond among all humans—we must grasp it and celebrate it. Abrams and Primack show us how the strange and newly discovered nature of our universe can empower us to meet the grest challenges of our time." —Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize