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SciFri Snack: Tragedy and Science

SciFri on April 01, 2013 16:40

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    According to physicist Brian Greene, science is rife with emotion. His children’s book, “Icarus at the Edge of Time,” tells the story of a boy who spends an hour at the edge of a black hole -- equivalent to 10,000 years back home. He returns to find his father long dead. The tale made Greene’s son cry -- but maybe that’s ok. Listen to this 10 second clip and then check out the whole segment here:

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