Professor Ed Larson Speaks on The Tao of Physics and To the Edges of the Earth
March 20, 2019 | Professor Edward J. Larson made two recent presentations regarding his published books. Professor Larson spoke on "The Tao of Physics: Interdeterminancy, Complementarity, and Holism in 20th Century Physics," at the CERN Laboratories Colloquium held in Geneva, Switzerland on February 20. His lecture considered how modern physics has impacted theistic and atheistic thinking and how such thinking has impact modern physics. Professor Larson has written extensively on this topic, including his 2017 Yale University Press book, On Faith and Science.
Video of the presentation may be found here
Professor Larson was also invited to speak about his book, To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for Three Poles, at the 2019 Shanghai International Literary Festival, held on March 14-27 in China. The book chronicles the expeditions in the North and South Poles, as well as to the Himalaya and Karakoram, in search of the third pole, or "altitude pole." To the Edges of the Earth, published in 2018 by HarperCollins, won the 2018 National Outdoor Book of the Year Award.