Physics of the Impossible with Dr. Michio Kaku (Podcast)
Date: March 29, 2008
Running Time: 01:23:17
Invisibility, teleportation, mind reading—the stuff of science fiction, right? Yet much of today’s technology was once considered impossible. Given enough time, couldn’t incredible ideas like these also become commonplace? In this unique presentation, author and physicist Dr. Michio Kaku brings to life the science behind parallel universes and other fantastic phenomena. He’ll discuss the role of nanotechnology in learning to simulate invisibility, explain why NASA envisions sending “nanoships” to the stars, and reveal how nanoscience may provide an escape from the death of the universe itself. Following the presentation, Dr. Kaku will be available to sign copies of his latest book, Physics of the Impossible (on sale at the Exploratorium Store). Dr. Michio Kaku is the best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration of the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel, Parallel Worlds, and Hyperspace. He holds the Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics at the City College of New York and hosts the weekly radio programs Science Fantastic and Explorations in Science. The co-founder of string field theory, Dr. Kaku “continues Einstein's search to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into one unified theory.”
This collection of individual programs tells a wide range of stories, reflecting the diverse interests of the Exploratorium community.
|00:00:30||Pi Day 2015 (Clip)|
Welcome to our 27th annual Pi Day! Help us celebrate this never-ending number (3.14159 . . .) an ...
|00:00:30||Silage Beach (Clip)|
Are the stripes spinning . . . or are you? Exploratorium exhibit "Silage Beach," by Artist-in ...
|00:00:30||3-D Live (Clip)|
Two different views–one for each eye–create a 3-D image. Like your own two eyes, the tw ...
|00:03:20||Exploratorium Opening at Pier 15: Emergence (Clip)|
As part of the festivities in honor of the Exploratorium's opening at Pier 15, Obscura Digit ...
|00:03:06||Exploratorium: Changing the Way the World Learns (Clip)|
Since 1969, the Exploratorium has set the standard for hands-on, inquiry-based education. ...
|00:20:00||Intro to Hubble Space Telescope's 25th Anniversary (Clip)|
5 years and 5 servicing missions have provided scientists and the public with unprecedented views ...
|00:03:23||Scientific American and Exploratorium present: You Make It Happen with Ken Finn (Loop de loop) (Clip)|
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing ...
|00:02:12||Scientific American and Exploratorium present: You Make It Happen with Ken Finn (Sweater) (Clip)|
Join the Exploratorium's very own Ken Finn as he demonstrates fun activities, mixing up science ...
|02:00:00||Off the Screen: Joshua Light Show with Linda Perhacs and Julia Holter (Clip)|
The legendary Joshua Light Show returns to the Exploratorium’s Kanbar Forum to improvise an imm ...
|00:01:37||Science of Cocktails 2015 Event (Clip)|
On January 30, 2015, the Exploratorium Lab hosted its fifth annual Science of Cocktails event. M ...