Consciousness
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Episode Synopsis

What do scientists mean when they call the laws and regularities of nature "beautiful"? On the largest supra-cosmic scales, and on the smallest sub-atomic scales, why do scientists use "beauty" to assess their theories?

Episode Segments

1. Peter Atkins
2. Roger Penrose
3. Stephon H.S. Alexander
4. Fotini Markopoulou
5. Frank Wilczek
6. Freeman Dyson

How does Beauty Color the Cosmos?

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