Presentations by Sean Carroll are fascinating explorations into the nature of the universe. As a theoretical physicist and a senior research associate at the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology, he is well equipped to delve into such subjects.
Carrol obtained his undergraduate degree from Villanova University before taking his Ph.D. at Harvard University. He then worked at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral researcher.
Research interests of Carroll's cover a variety of issues as found in field theory, gravitation theory and theoretical cosmology. As such, presentations by Sean Carroll focus around these subjects. A particular interest of his concerns the arrow of time and entropy.
Carroll is a skillful communicator of science to layperson audiences. He is the author of several books including, 'From Eternity To Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time.'