by Brian Keating 

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Cosmologist and inventor of the BICEP (Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization) experiment, Brian Keating tells the inside story of the mesmerizing quest to unlock cosmology’s biggest mysteries and the human drama that ensued. We follow along on a personal journey of revelation and discovery in the publish-or-perish world of modern science, and learn that the Nobel Prize might hamper—rather than advance—scientific progress. Fortunately, Keating offers practical solutions for reform, providing a vision of a scientific future in which cosmologists may finally be able to see all the way back to the very beginning.

Authors Podcast

Into the Impossible with Brian Keating

Interview with the Author

Hidden Forces
The Quest for the Nobel: Cosmology, Physics, and the Search for the Origins of the Universe : Brian Keating
6/3/18       72 min

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The Michael Shermer Show
70. Dr. Brian Keating – Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor
6/11/19       92 min

Inquiring Minds
Losing the Nobel Prize
4/30/18        57 min

The State of the Universe
#9 – Dr. Brian Keating – Reforming the Nobel Prize
9/26/18       47 min

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