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The Great Courses Blog

The Great Courses Professors Remember Stephen Hawking

April 2, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14 2018, the world lost physicist, author, and director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, Stephen Hawking.

We reached out to a handful of our professors for their thoughts on the man that forever changed our understanding of the physical universe. […]

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Professor's Perspective

Dark Matter and the Earliest Stars

March 6, 2018

Dark Matter and the Earliest Stars. Professor Sean Carroll discusses the cutting edge of science in cosmology and dark matter. Read more on Wondrium Daily! […]

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Astronomy

Dark Matter: MACHOs or WIMPs?

December 14, 2016

By Sean Carroll, PhD, California Institute of Technology In the hunt for dark matter, several candidates could make up this mysterious substance. One of the more […]