Matt Strassler Presents Waves in an Impossible Sea Wed, May 15 at 7 pm

Waves in an Impossible Sea

Matt Strassler


Waves in an Impossible Sea is an absorbing, highly readable look at the relationship between particle physics and our ordinary experience of the world around us.  Matt Strassler explains the notions of mass, waves, fields, and other concepts of this fascinating area of research, in ways that make them both more precise and more understandable, and at the same time more amazing.



Matt Strassler is a theoretical physicist, writer and blogger. He's an associate of the Harvard University Physics Department, and has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study.  He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Washington, and Rutgers University.  In the course of his research, he often visits the Large Hadron Collider.

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Event address: 

Broadside Bookshop
247 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060-3122
Waves in an Impossible Sea: How Everyday Life Emerges from the Cosmic Ocean By Matt Strassler Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541603295
Availability: Usually Ships in 5-7 days
Published: Basic Books - March 5th, 2024