Paul Davies is Professor of Natural Philosophy in the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at Macquarie University. His research has spanned the fields of cosmology, gravitation, and quantum field theory, with particular emphasis on black holes and the origin of the universe. Paul is also interested in the nature of time, high-energy particle physics, the foundations of quantum mechanics, the origin of life and the nature of consciousness.
In addition to his research, Professor Davies is well known as an author, broadcaster and public lecturer. He writes regularly for newspapers, journals and magazines in several countries, both about science and the political and social aspects of science and technology.
In the first half of the show, acclaimed physicist and cosmologist Paul Davies discussed why he believes the search for ET life should be expanded beyond SETI's parameters of radio signals. In the latter half of the program, Prof. William Forstchen talked about the dangers of EMP (electromagnetic pulse) effects that could arise from a bomb sent into the atmosphere, as well as from solar activity like an X-class flare. ... More »Host: George Noory
The universe as a whole has a kind of life cycle and is "now comfortably in its middle years," said Professor and author, Paul Davies. An astrobiologist based in Australia, Davies shared theories behind the birth and eventual death of our universe. ... More »Host: George Noory