Graham Farmelo—The Language of the Universe

Physicist and science communicator Graham Farmelo (author of the magnificent biography of P. A. M. Dirac, The Strangest Man) discusses his latest book, The Universe Speaks in Numbers, what the failure of the Large Hadron Collider to go beyond the Standard Model means for fundamental physics, the enigma of quantum gravity, and memories of Freeman Dyson, who he says “would rather be interesting than right”.

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