Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, musician, and author known for blending the worlds of theoretical physics and jazz music.
Stephon Alexander is a first class jazz musician as well as a first rate physicist and a professor at Brown University. As the New President of the National Society of Black Physicists, Eric sits down with Stephon over a good deal of wine to discuss particles, politics, blackness and STEM, and other matters as they look back on the last decade of their friendship and their sprawling discussions across music, politics, mathematics, physics and beyond.  Thank You to Our Sponsors:Athletic Greens: atlethicgreens.com/PORTALBoll and Branch: bollandbranch.com promo code PORTAL Skillshare: skillshare.com/PORTALFour Sigmatic: foursigmatic.com/PORTAL
Space Jazz - Cosmologist Dr. Stephon Alexander uses the improvisational core of Jazz to better understand space. By allowing new thought, mistakes, even outlandish ideas to flow, gives Steph the tools he needs to find new possibilities. Pete and Steph explore the cosmos.  Learn more about Steph here and buy his book The Jazz of Physics here. 
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Creator Details

Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
4 hours, 13 minutes
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