Antarctica CruiseChomsky & Krausswhale bonesAdrian Liu winner of postdoctoral prize


Join Lawrence Krauss in welcoming Adrian Liu, winner of the inaugural Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship. Observing Our Origins in the First Galaxy will give you exciting insights into cutting-edge discoveries in cosmology.

Join ASU’s Lawrence Krauss and ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in welcoming an exciting performance of Haydn's THE CREATION at Gammage Auditorium.

Join Lawrence Krauss for a 10-day cruise to Antarctica beginning on 2 December 2015.


We are excited to welcome back Origins Project Distinguished Visiting Professor Frank Wilczek. A Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wilczek will be joining us at Arizona State University from his home institution of Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the entire spring 2015 semester.


March 27, 2015

On March 22nd, intellectual giant Noam Chomsky took the stage at Gammage Auditorium to thunderous applause from the sold-out audience. Physicist and ASU Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss joined him for the nearly three-hour discussion.

March 17, 2015

The Origins Project is pleased to announce Adrian Liu as the winner of the inaugural Postdoctoral Lectureship Prize. The $10,000 prize, the largest of its kind in the world, includes a week of lectures at ASU.

Laubichler photo
January 30, 2015

Origins Project associate director Manfred Laubichler talked complex adaptive systems and ASU partnership with Santa Fe Institute on Horizon TV program.


Multimedia Courses
The Origins Project at ASU is developing a slate of multimedia 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? Stay tuned to our webpage for more information.

Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholars
The Origins Project has named the 2015-16 Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholarship winners, Biology PhD student Eric Woolf and Physcis and Astrophysics undergraduate student Carl E. Fields.  Woolf is studying the development of cancer cells and Fields' research interests include compact objects, supernovae and stellar physics. Our congratulations to them both!