Stephon Alexander on Brian Lehrer Show – Using Jazz to Explain the Multiverse

Stephon Alexander on Brian Lehrer Show – Using Jazz to Explain the Multiverse Popular

Theoretical cosmologist and musician @stephalexander_ explains the universe through jazz. John Coltrane was inspired by Einstein, putting physics and geometry at the core of his music. Stephon Alexander, professor of physics

Wall Street Journal: Blue Notes and Blackboards

Wall Street Journal: Blue Notes and Blackboards Popular

“The love affair between music and science began in an ancient Greek blacksmith shop, where the legendary Pythagoras did the first experiments connecting ratios and sounds, such as the lengths

The New York Times Review: As Goes Music, So Goes the Universe

The New York Times Review: As Goes Music, So Goes the Universe Popular

“If the structure of the universe is a result of a pattern of vibration, what causes the vibration?” Stephon Alexander asks in his new book, “The Jazz of Physics.” And

NY Times–Your Tuesday Briefing: Hillary Clinton, Tom Brady, Chernobyl

NY Times–Your Tuesday Briefing: Hillary Clinton, Tom Brady, Chernobyl

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: • Aiming for sweeps. Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump are looking to take a decisive advantage after today’s elections in Connecticut,

CBC Radio q: Interview about The Jazz of Physics Hello Stephon.

CBC Radio q: Interview about The Jazz of Physics Hello Stephon.

Gill Deacon guest hosts. Coming up on q for Tuesday, April 26: Gill talks to Stephon Alexander about his new book, The Jazz of Physics, and how he not only uses jazz as musician,

Bananas and jazz help us penetrate physics – but only so far

Bananas and jazz help us penetrate physics – but only so far

IF ONLY intuition could get us where we want to go. In the late 1960s, John Coltrane drew a mandala that connected five musical notes in patterns, including a five-pointed

3 Must-Read Books for Geeks

3 Must-Read Books for Geeks

Wonders: How To Build Super Structures in Minecraft By Kirsten Kearney Elevator pitch: If you’re still thinking of Minecraft as a game, you’re missing the infinitely big picture. Microsoft’s virtual-world-building

Stephon Alexander Theoretical Physicist & Musician

Stephon Alexander Theoretical Physicist & Musician

STEPHON ALEXANDER Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist who specializes in the interface between cosmology, particle physics, and quantum gravity. He is currently the Ernest Everett Just 1907 Professor of

The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe

Stephon Alexander. Basic, $27.99 (272p) ISBN 978-0-465-03499-4 Using his own life as the baseline, Alexander, a professor of physics at Brown University, sweetly riffs on deep connections between music and

Stephon Alexander: Creativity, Notes and Numbers

Stephon Alexander: Creativity, Notes and Numbers

Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist. He is also a jazz musician. He tells Steve Paikin how the marriage of his music and his research makes him a better performer