What Has Einstein Ever Done for You?

Posted on Feb 15, 2021 in Gresham College, Outreach, Public lecture, Science

Gresham College lecture as Visiting Professor of Cosmology, part of the series “The Nature of Reality“.

Albert Einstein’s mind-boggling ideas revolutionized our view of the universe. From relativity to curved spacetime, from the Big Bang to black holes and gravitational waves, nothing could be further from our everyday experience than such esoteric concepts, right? Wrong! 

This lecture will offer a surprising exploration of the wide-ranging consequences of Einstein’s ideas, and how they shape our everyday lives.

A transcript of the lecture is available here.

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