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Scientists answer our ‘Frequently Asked Questions About The Universe’

The co-creators of the PBS series Elinor Wonders Why share their knowledge about the science behind the deepest reaches of time and space.

FAQ Universe
Courtesy of Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson


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Is time travel possible?

How does space exist?

Where did the universe come from?

These are questions that we've all asked ourselves in the search for meaning and something greater. Maybe you've also asked, what are the odds of meeting your "older self" inside a wormhole?

From the profound to the outrageous, it's totally normal to wonder and to search for answers to the meaning of life and the universe.

Two scientists, podcasters, and co-creators of the Emmy-Nominated animated series Elinor Wonders Why, have written a book called Frequently Asked Questions about the Universe. They join us to share what they know and answer listener questions about the final frontier.



Jorge Cham

Daniel Whiteson

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