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Sabine Hossenfelder

Physicist and Science Writer, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy

Sabine Hossenfelder is an author and theoretical physicist who researches quantum gravity. She is creator and producer of the YouTube channel “Science Without the Gobbledygook”.

She is the author of Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray, which explores the concept of elegance in fundamental physics and cosmology, and her latest book, Existential Physics: A Scientist’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions.

Hossenfelder completed her undergraduate degree in 1997 at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main. She remained there for a Master’s degree under the supervision of Walter Greiner, entitled “Particle Production in Time Dependent Gravitational Fields”, which she completed in 2000. Hossenfelder received her doctorate “Black Holes in Large Extra Dimensions” from the same institution in 2003, under the supervision of Horst Stöcker.

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Existential Physics: A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

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