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Sean Carroll
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Physicist at Caltech. Master of time and space.
Physicist at Caltech. Master of time and space.

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John de Lancie (Q from Star Trek, etc.) implores you to vote, dammit. (Also suggests who to vote for.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oqq3Kkz9vDw&list=PLrUk8JMikftYZ9MGLqz1CIom5FEEYjj-w

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My sales pitch for naturalism, in two and a half minutes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YujA_rl3c4

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"Downward causation" isn't going to help establish that conscious creatures are more than just particles and fields obeying the Core Theory.
http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/09/08/consciousness-and-downward-causation/

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The best and worst predictions in science both come from vacuum fluctuations in quantum field theory. @veritasium
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g20JZ2HNZaw

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How space might emerge from a purely quantum picture of the world -- a new paper.
http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/07/18/space-emerging-from-quantum-mechanics/

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Georges Lemaître, Father of the Big Bang, died 50 years ago today.
http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/06/20/father-of-the-big-bang/

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I wrote a book! And today you can buy it. Check out The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself.
http://www.amazon.com/Big-Picture-Origins-Meaning-Universe/dp/0525954821/smcarroll-20

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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, & the Universe Itself is out Tues! What’s inside & why I wrote it.
http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2016/05/06/the-big-picture-what-its-all-about/

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Gerard 't Hooft @gthooft on Nature's bookkeeping system: where the degrees of freedom are. (h/t +Sabine Hossenfelder)
http://arxiv.org/abs/1605.00027
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