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FEATURE

In Spring 2014 we are excited to welcome back Origins Project Distinguished Visiting Professor Frank Wilczek. A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wilczek will be joining us from MIT for February's Great Debate Parallel Realities: Probing Fundamental Physics, as well as a private scientific workshop and student event.

IN THE NEWS

March 17, 2014

Origins Project Director Lawrence Krauss discusses exciting new discovery about the Big Bang and gravitational waves that date back to the beginning of time.

February 16, 2014

Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss was honored by the International Academy of Humanism for his work on science education.

February 12, 2014

Great Debate Parallel Realities: Probing Fundamental Physics is now available to watch online. Lawrence Krauss, Wendy Freedman, Frank Wilczek, David Gross, Brian Schmidt, and Maria Spiropulu talk physics. Check it out!

EDUCATION

Flagship Courses
The Origins Project at ASU is developing a slate of flagship courses designed to guide students through an exploration of the most fundamental questions we ask as humans: Who are we? Where did we come from? How did we get here?

Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholars
The Origins Project has named the inaugural Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholarship winners, Archeaeology PhD student Sarah Klassen and Pre-med undergraduate Honors student, Alexi Choueiri.  Klassen is studying the origins of agriculture in Laos and Choueiri's research interests focus on neuroscience, cancer research, and micro-finance. Applications for 2014-2015 are being accepted now.