#051 – Dr Brian Keating – Losing The Nobel Prize

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Brian Keating is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the Centre for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at University of California.

How would it feel to almost receive the Nobel Prize and have it torn from your grasp? Today we’re going to find out, albeit at Professor Keating’s expense.

Expect to learn what it takes to build a telescope that can detect the farthest regions of space in the Antarctic, what the Nobel Prize originally set out to achieve and how the politics of the physics community can often get in the way of progress.

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