After billions of years of monotony, the universe is waking up

Títol:
After billions of years of monotony, the universe is waking up
Speaker:
David Deutsch
Descripció:

Theoretical physicist David Deutsch delivers a mind-bending meditation on the "great monotony" -- the idea that nothing novel has appeared in the universe for billions of years -- and shows how humanity's capacity to create explanatory knowledge could be the thing that bucks this trend. "Humans are not playthings of cosmic forces," he says. "We are users of cosmic forces."

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Video Language:
English
Team:
closed TED
Projecte:
TEDTalks
Duration:
15:10