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Sean Carroll

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LIVE TED Conversation: Join TED Speaker Sean Carroll

LIVE conversation with cosmologist Sean Carroll, TEDxCaltech Speaker and author of From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time.

The conversation will open at 4pm (Eastern Standard Time), May 19, 2011. Sean is on vacation in Las Vagas, and will join us from his hotel room there to discuss the cosmos, the nature of time, and the science of poker.


Closing Statement from Sean Carroll

Thanks for participating, everyone! I hope some light was shed. It's been a pleasure chatting with the TED community.

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  • May 19 2011: Hello! How you think physics helps you at the poker table? Does it help you to come up with the right strategy?

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      May 19 2011: See my reply to Ben elsewhere in the thread. I do think it helps -- but it's far from sufficient! This trip I've been doing well, but it's not always the case. Nerves of steel might be more important.

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