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Join top scientists for a rousing discussion of whether the multiverse exists, what this might mean, and new directions in theoretical physics.
7:00pm, February 1, 2014, ASU Gammage
Join Steven Pinker, Craig Venter, Lawrence Krauss, and other top scientists as they celebrate 5 years of intellectual stimulation and excitement.
7pm, April 5, ASU Gammage
Galapagos: Darwin's Enchanted Islands will explore one of the world's natural treasures in an extraordinary private cruise hosted by experts in human origins and the origins of the universe. Update 10/2013 - the Voyage is fully booked. Check back next semester for information on other possible Origins Project adventures!
Join The Origins Project and the Department of English for a public literary reading and book-signing by Booker prize-winning novelist, Ian McEwan.
7:30pm, April 2, Business Administration C Wing, room 216
An intimate conversation on doubt and conviction within writing with Ian McEwan and Lawrence Krauss
4pm, Monday, April 1, Old Main, Basha Library
An evening focused on the science of storytelling and the storytelling of science with the world’s most well known scientists, writers, and broadcasters.
7pm Saturday, March 30, 2013 - ASU Gammage Auditorium
A controversial evening featuring Ian McEwan, Richard Dawkins, Lawrence Krauss, and special guests discussing science, myth, and reality following an exclusive test screening of a new feature film.
7pm Friday, March 29, 2013 - ASU Gammage Auditorium
Join Origins Project Distinguished Visiting Professor Sidney Altman for a conversation about new discoveries in science
5pm, Thursday, March 7 - Cottonwood 101/103, Honors Complex
Join Origins Distinguished Visiting Professor Sidney Altman for Complex Adaptive Systems' Distinguished Lecture in Evolutionary Medicine: Antibiotics Present and Future
Monday, March 4, 4:30pm - Biodesign Auditorium
Join us for the Night of the Open Door as we explore ASU with stimulating experiments, fun games, and family activities. You can register for a drawing to win free Origins event tickets!
5pm, Saturday, March 2 - Tempe Campus
Are we beyond the tipping point for survivable climate change? How will our nation thrive the coming food and national security threats tied to climate change?
7pm Saturday, February 2, 2013 - ASU Gammage Auditorium
Join us for a night of magic and illumination as we engage with magic and answer these important questions: Why is deception such an essential part of the human condition? How can we recognize it on an individual level, and overcome it on a societal level in a modern democracy?
7pm Saturday, October 20, 2012 - ASU Gammage Auditorium
The ASU Origins Project and ASU's Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity are pleased to present: GREAT DEBATE: XENOPHOBIA, why do we fear others?
The ASU Origins Project and ASU's Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity are pleased to present: WAR AND PEACE IN THE WORLD OF ANTS 6PM Friday, March 30, 2012 Life Sciences A, Room 191 -- NEW DATE & LOCATION ..
Join critically-acclaimed author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and world-renowned theoretical physicist and author Lawrence Krauss as they discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and a host of other topics. A book signing will follow the discussion.
Theoretical physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, will discuss "Space-Time, Quantum Mechanics, and the Large Hadron Collider" at 7 pm, Wednesday, January 25 in Room 250 of Discovery Hall, ASU Tempe campus.
The ASU Origins Project is developing its slate of events for Fall 2012/Spring 2013. Preliminary discussions point to hosting a workshop in the Fall and one in the Spring and developing a number of outreach activities for K-12 students.
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog will screen his new, 3-D documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams at 3 pm on April 10 at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
Jean Auel, bestselling author of The Clan of the Cave Bear and the remarkably successful Earth's Children series, will discuss her new book, The Land of Painted Caves
Noted British philosopher, AC Grayling, will discuss his new book, The Good Book: A Humanist Bible, at the Tempe Center for the Arts on April 10, 2011 at 10:30 am. Tickets are free at the door.
The ASU Origins Project is proud to present a spectacular multi-media performance of Gustav Holst’s masterpiece, The Planets. The music will be performed by the ASU Symphony Orchestra and Women’s Chorus
Organized by Dan Gilfillan, Associate Professor of German Studies and Information Literacy at ASU, this short film series and guest lecture features two documentary films by renowned German filmmaker Werner Herzog—Encounters at the End of the World and Grizzly Man
For millenia, human beings have gazed up into the starry night skies and asked ‘Is there anyone out there?’ At one time humans thought there might be living beings on Mars, called Martians, which they imagined to be war-like creatures who hoped to take over our planet.
The Great Debate continues the ASU Origins Project tradition of bringing the best minds in the world to Arizona State University to explore some of the most exciting forefront questions in science and scholarship.