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    the world s natural treasures in an extraordinary private cruise hosted by experts in human origins and the origins of the universe Departure June 2014 Great Debate Transcending Our Origins Join us April 5 for a discussion of our origins and our future during our 5th year anniversary celebration Tickets for Great Debate Transcending Our Origins Violence Humanity and the Future will be on sale in March Great Debate Parallel Realities Join us February 1 for a top notch discussion of the nature of the universe the possibilities of a multiverse and exciting discoveries in fundamental physics FEATURE Spring 2014 Distinguished Visiting Professor In Spring 2014 we are excited to welcome back Origins Project Distinguished Visiting Professor Frank Wilczek A Nobel Laureate Prof Wilczek will be joining us from MIT for February s Great Debate Parallel Realities Probing Fundamental Physics as well as a private scientific workshop and student event IN THE NEWS Krauss Honored at Academia Film Olomouc April 23 2014 Lawrence Krauss honored at the Academia Film Olomouc for his contributions to public understanding of science and for his work in increasing awareness of science in society Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholarship Winners April 23 2014 Congratulations to 2014 15 Norm Perrill Origins Project Scholarship winners English PhD student Kent Linthicum and Biology Society honors undergraduate and concurrent Master s student Rachel Gur Arie Krauss Explains New Big Bang Discovery March 17 2014 Origins Project Director Lawrence Krauss discusses exciting new discovery about the Big Bang and gravitational waves that date back to the beginning of time EDUCATION Flagship Courses The Origins Project at ASU is developing a slate of flagship 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

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  • About | Origins
    partnerships offering new possibilities for exploring the most fundamental of questions who we are and where we came from Much of the most exciting research being done today involves exploring questions of origins We foster the origins work being done across Arizona State University recruiting distinguished faculty and generating relationships that explore the most complex profound questions facing humankind today Every year we host a number of international workshops which gather the world s top researchers from a variety of fields At the same time the ASU Origins Project works to raise the profile of origins related issues and broaden scientific literacy through curricular initiatives and public discussions Our efforts aim to create knowledge improve education and raise public awareness on key issues with the ultimate goals of helping solve pressing global problems improving quality of life and informing the development of sound public policy Fosters new interdisciplinary research and dialogue Hosts high profile transdisciplinary symposia and conferences that foster dialogue and stimulate new thinking Sponsors long term workshops focused on exploring questions and solutions to problems at the edge of knowledge Supports leading postdoctoral researchers exploring at the edge of human knowledge Partners with scholars to transform PreK 16

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  • Mission | Origins
    Contact Funding Support Workshops Physicists Paul Davies Stephen Hawking and Lawrence Krauss speak at the ASU Origins Project Science Culture Festival 2011 Mission The Origins Project is changing our future by understanding our origins By casting a sharp lens on the origins of the universe life disease and complex social systems the Origins Project develops new knowledge and inspires the public on fundamental questions that are at the heart of

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  • News | Origins
    February 08 2013 Origins Project director Lawrence Krauss appears on HBO s Real Time with Bill Maher to talk science education and topical issues Krauss on the Doomsday Clock January 15 2013 Lawrence Krauss essay on the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock featured in the New York Times Climate Change event featured in ASU News January 14 2013 The Origins Project Climate Change public event and workshop featured on ASU News homepage Krauss talks science on Horizon September 27 2012 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 June 21 2012 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 June 13 2012 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 Co winners of the 50 000 prize were John Sutherland Cambridge and Matthew Powner University College London Laubichler Named President s Professor April 19 2012 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 March 29 2012 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 January 10 2012 Lawrence Krauss new book A Universe from Nothing Why There is Something Rather than Nothing was released January 10 2012 Laubichler named Origins Associate Director November 16 2011 The ASU Origins Project is pleased to announce that Manfred Laubichler Professor in the School of Life Sciences has been named Associate Director of the Origins Project Searching for the origins of life and our future November 08 2011 Hollywood is wrong about aliens They don t have oddly shaped heads bulging eyes or even an eery green hue Dimitar Sasselov is pretty convinced of that Meteors Mars and Moon Rocks Oh My September 14 2011 Seventy honors biology students from Chaparral High School studied mystery rocks and meteorites to explore aspects of astrobiology on a recent visit to ASU The visit was organized by the ASU Origins Project the NASA supported ASU Astrobiology Program and Chaparral High School honors biology teacher Noel Rosenthal 2011 NEWSLETTER June 20 2011 Another academic year is history but relive the magic with our 2011 NEWSLETTER Life and the Cosmos Word by Painstaking Word May 11 2011 Like Einstein he is as famous for his story as for his science Dr Hawking came here last month at the invitation of a friend the cosmologist

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  • Upcoming Events | Origins
    Administration C Wing room 216 Imaginative Skeptics Doubt Conviction and Writing Monday April 1 2013 4 00pm An intimate conversation on doubt and conviction within writing with Ian McEwan and Lawrence Krauss 4pm Monday April 1 Old Main Basha Library The Storytelling of Science Saturday March 30 2013 7 00pm 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 Science Myth Reality The Unbelievers Panel Discussion and Test Screening Friday March 29 2013 7 00pm 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 Science Friday Friday March 29 2013 11 00am Participate in a live broadcast of NPR s Science Friday with host Ira Flatow and selected guests 11am Friday March 29 KAET Studios Downtown Conversation with Sidney Altman and Manfred Laubichler Thursday March 7 2013 5 00pm 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 Distinguished Lecture in Evolutionary Medicine Sidney Altman Monday March 4 2013 4 30pm 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 Night of the Open Door Ticket Drawing Saturday March 2 2013 5 00pm 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 Great Debate Climate Change Surviving the Future Saturday February 2 2013 7 00pm 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 Great Debate Origins of Deception Saturday October 20 2012 7 00pm 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 Great Debate Xenophobia why do we fear others Saturday March 31 2012 7 00pm 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 War and Peace in the World of Ants Friday March 30 2012 6 00pm 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

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  • People | Origins
    Extended Lake Havasu Skysong Research Park Washington D C China Directory Search Search Origins ASU Search Origins ASU Home About Mission News Events People External Advisory Board Visiting Professors Links Contact Funding Support Workshops Physicists Paul Davies Stephen Hawking and Lawrence Krauss speak at the ASU Origins Project Science Culture Festival 2011 People Lawrence M Krauss Director Foundation Professor School of Earth and Space Exploration Manfred Laubichler Associate Director President

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  • External Advisory Board | Origins
    Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology Professor of Chemistry Yale University Origins Project Distinguished Visiting Professor Eben Bayer CEO Co founder Ecovative Design LLC Baruch Blumberg Nobel Laureate Distinguished Scientist Fox Chase Cancer Center We honor the memory of Dr Blumberg who passed away April 5 2011 Our condolences go out to his family and friends Richard Dawkins Former Charles Simonyi Professor for the Understanding of Science Oxford University Founder Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science Mariette DiChristina Editor in chief Scientific American Douglas Erwin Curator of Paleobiology Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Ira Flatow Host of Science Friday NPR Radio Wendy Freedman Director Carnegie Observatory David Gross Nobel Laureate Director Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Stephen Hawking Director of Research Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Lucasian Professor Emeritus of Mathematics University of Cambridge Harry Lonsdale Co Founder Bend Research Founder Origin of Life Challenge John Mather Nobel Laureate Senior Astrophysicist Goddard Space Center Jahm Najafi CEO Najafi Companies Gerry Ohrstrom Former chairperson Ohrstrom Foundation Steven Pinker Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor Department of Psychology Harvard University Lord Martin Rees Past President Royal Society Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics Master of Trinity College University

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  • Visiting Professors | Origins
    and Extended Lake Havasu Skysong Research Park Washington D C China Directory Search Search Origins ASU Search Origins ASU Home About Mission News Events People External Advisory Board Visiting Professors Links Contact Funding Support Workshops Physicists Paul Davies Stephen Hawking and Lawrence Krauss speak at the ASU Origins Project Science Culture Festival 2011 Visiting Professors Frank Wilczek Origins Project Distinguished Research Professor January 2011 Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics Massachusetts

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