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  • Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholarship Applications Now Open

  • Posted on February 19, 2013 - 1:30pm
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate ASU student who demonstrates financial need, academic excellence, and shows academic rigor in issues of interest to the Origins Project.

  • Lawrence Krauss Appears on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher

  • Posted on February 8, 2013 - 3:00pm
  • Lawrence Krauss, an ASU Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Department of Physics and a best-selling author, is scheduled as a guest on this Friday’s "Real Time with Bill Maher."

  • Krauss on the Doomsday Clock

  • Posted on January 15, 2013 - 10:00am
  • Scientists’ voices are crucial in the debates over the global challenges of climate change, nuclear proliferation and the potential creation of new and deadly pathogens. But unlike in the past, their voices aren’t being heard.

  • Climate Change Event Featured in ASU News

  • Posted on January 14, 2013 - 1:30pm
  • Climate change is one of the most important, and perhaps thorniest, issues confronting world leaders today. The Origins Project at Arizona State University will hold a panel discussion on climate change that will include some of the world’s leading experts and policy analysts in the field.

  • Krauss Talks Science on Horizon

  • Posted on September 27, 2012 - 9:00am
  • ASU physicist, Origins Project director, and best-selling author Lawrence Krauss will be a regular monthly guest on the Eight, Arizona PBS show Arizona Horizon, where he and host Ted Simons will talk about current issues in science.

  • Krauss on Colbert Report

  • Posted on June 21, 2012 - 10:00am
  • Lawrence Krauss, Origins Project director and ASU Foundation Professor is the scheduled guest on The Colbert Report, June 21, 8:30pm to discuss his bestselling book "A Universe from Nothing."

  • Origins of Life Challenge Winners Announced

  • Posted on June 13, 2012 - 3:00pm
  • The winners of the Origin of Life Challenge were announced by OP board member Harry Lonsdale in collaboration with the Origins Project and director Lawrence Krauss.

  • Laubichler Named President's Professor

  • Posted on April 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
  • Manfred Laubichler, Origins Project Associate Director, was named President's Professor at the 2012 Faculty Excellence Awards hosted by President Crow.

  • Krauss Wins National Award

  • Posted on March 29, 2012 - 1:30pm
  • Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss has won the 2012 National Science Board Public Service Award, a top national award presented to an individual for making significant contributions to increasing the wider public understanding of science in the United States.

  • Krauss' A Universe from Nothing Released

  • Posted on January 10, 2012 - 10:00am
  • A provocative yet accessible examination of the most basic underpinnings of existence, A Universe from Nothing has already received high praise from top names in the scientific and literary community including Sam Harris, Frank Wilczek, and Ian McEwan.