Episode 542

Freeman Dyson - The Brain Is Full of Maps [6.11.19]

June 11th, 2019

25 mins 48 secs

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About this Episode

FREEMAN DYSON, emeritus professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has worked on nuclear reactors, solid-state physics, ferromagnetism, astrophysics, and biology, looking for problems where elegant mathematics could be usefully applied. His books include Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, Infinite in All Directions, and Maker of Patterns. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/freeman_dyson-the-brain-is-full-of-maps