Emergence of the universe | Peter Atkins | Reason with Science | Multiverse | Physics
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This episode is with Peter Atkins. He is a chemist and a Fellow of Lincoln College at the University of Oxford. Peter is a prolific writer of popular chemistry textbooks, including Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Molecular Quantum Mechanics. Here we talk about what are the laws of nature?, fundamental constants, emergence in the universe, strong and weak emergence, multiverse and a theory of everything. Guest info: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Books-Peter-Atkins/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3APeter+Atkins Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Atkins Episode links: Website: https://www.reasonwithscience.com/home/emergence-of-the-universe-with-peter-atkins Youtube: https://youtu.be/o14rvWAXiJk Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2YQUiJSqLSjXm6grwRKhN6?si=US1dT05USgSItcp0ybZovQ Apple podcast: https://podcastsconnect.apple.com/my-podcasts/show/reason-with-science/407cd478-4271-4319-8318-fc378d4e7ccb/episode/emergence-of-the-universe-|-peter-atkins-|-reason-with-science-|-multiverse-|-physics/3ef09511-b6fd-4d44-84ae-59fbb5c974bb Google podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9iMjMyNDZlOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw/episode/ZTQyYzAzMTUtMDg4Ni00NTAyLWE0MjctOWQ3ZDM5NDQ1NGFi?sa=X&ved=0CAUQkfYCahcKEwjo-4GQ-5X8AhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQLA Follow Reason with Science: Website: https://www.reasonwithscience.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/reasonwithscience Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5qFLGsPWjL4GAGidmF2nKh Apple podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/reason-with-science/i d1641776894 Google podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9iMjMyNDZlOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw Timestamps: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:00:56 What is emergence? 00:02:30 what is the relation between emergence, Complexity and self-organisation? 00:12:42 How the universe originated? 00:31:00 understanding nothing and multiverse 00:32:07 How time emerges? 00:34:09 is nothing still evolving? 00:41:32 Evolution of humanity through time 00:51:05 what does it mean to be human? 00:52:48 how do we discover laws of nature? 00:58:32 outlaws and inlaws. 01:01:55 A grand unified theory in science 01:06:08 are fundamental constants fundamental? 01:17:11 predicting chemistry from physics 01:22:05 Increasing importance of predictions 01:26:05 what are the major questions for science of emergence? 01:29:15 can we create 'absolutely nothing' in the lab? 01:30:14 how much can we account for abstract properties? 01:34:30 future work 01:36:42 Thank you More talks by Peter: 1) origin of the laws of nature (https://youtu.be/p9Zmzcl85Ds) 2) where do the laws of nature come from (https://youtu.be/0_ckzZWDth8) 3) why emergence is significant (https://youtu.be/rAeEozekhu4) Music by: Ahmed Hassan ( ) #reasonwithscience #physics #multiverse
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