#187 – Frank Wilczek: Physics of Quarks, Dark Matter, Complexity, Life & Aliens

Frank Wilczek is a Nobel Prize winning physicist at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(08:39) – Are there limits to what physics can understand?
(17:31) – Beautiful ideas in physics
(25:59) – Space and time are really big
(29:47) – There are billions of thoughts in a human life
(37:09) – Big bang
(45:31) – How life emerged in the universe
(51:33) – Aliens
(1:01:25) – Consciousness
(1:08:53) – Limits of physics
(1:14:29) – Complimentary principle
(1:23:34) – Free will
(1:29:47) – Particles
(1:35:10) – Nobel Prize in Physics
(1:48:24) – Axions and dark matter
(2:03:50) – Time crystals
(2:08:42) – Theory of everything
(2:18:10) – Advice for young people
(2:23:52) – Meaning of life