Past Events

ASK A PHYSICIST: Is ET Lurking in our Cosmic Backyard?
October 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us for a monthly webinar series, ASK A PHYSICIST, with renowned physicists Paul DaviesSara Walker and Maulik Parikh from the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University. Each month they will address the big questions in physics, and we will allow you to submit your questions ahead of time to add to the discussion!

ASK A PHYSICIST: What is the origin of time's arrow?
September 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us for a monthly webinar series, ASK A PHYSICIST, with renowned physicists Paul DaviesSara Walker and Maulik Parikh from the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University. Each month they will address the big questions in physics, and we will allow you to submit your questions ahead of time to add to the discussion!

Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times, a Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
September 10, 2020 - 11:00am

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, an international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author and respected moral voice will be joined by directors of four academic centers at Arizona State University for a dynamic livestream conversation centered around the release of his latest book "Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times".

ASK A PHYSICIST: Are we living in a computer simulation?
August 31, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us for a monthly webinar series, ASK A PHYSICIST, with renowned physicists Paul Davies, Sara Walker and Maulik Parikh from the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State Univ

April Coffee@Beyond with Hyunju Kim
April 27, 2020 - 3:00pm

Due to COVID-19, this month's Coffee@Beyond will be postponed to the Fall 2020 Semester. 

On Intelligence: Charting unknown evolutionary pathways

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March Coffee@Beyond with Erik Hoel
March 30, 2020 - 3:00pm

Due to COVID-19, this month's Coffee@Beyond will be postponed. 

Can Computers be Conscious?

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February Coffee@Beyond with Sara Walker
February 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

Designing alien drugs?

Livestream available here: https://asu.zoom.us/j/664850637

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January Coffee@Beyond with Steffi Kapsetaki
January 27, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Multicellular Symphony? Cooperation, conflict, cancer and chimeras across the tree of life

Watch the livestream here: https://asu.zoom.us/j/462495473

Please note: The seminar has moved to GOLDWATER, ROOM 505

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2020 Beyond Annual Lecture with Lee Cronin
January 23, 2020 - 6:00pm
The 2020 Beyond Annual Lecture will take place, Thursday, January 23rd.
November Coffee@Beyond with Paul Davies
November 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Death of Physics

Watch the livestream here: https://asu.zoom.us/j/480653605

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