Cosmology and Evolution with Brian Swimme (Part 1)

Ilia Delio and Gabi Sloan interview cosmologist, Dr. Brian Swimme on Cosmology and Evolution. In part 1 they explore the story of an unfolding universe, one that inspires awe, wonder, and mystery. They discuss Teilhard’s vision of the noosphere and consider technology’s role in human evolution, the development of consciousness, and planetary life.

About Brian Swimme

“We belong to a dynamic unfolding universe that inspires wonder, awe, and creativity.”

Brian Thomas Swimme is the Director of the Center for the Story of the Universe and a professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon in 1978 for work in gravitational dynamics. He brings the context of story to our understanding of the 13.7 billion year trajectory of the universe. Such a story, he feels, will assist in the emergence of a flourishing Earth community. Swimme is the author of many books, including CosmogenesisThe Hidden Heart of the Cosmos, and The Universe is a Green Dragon.

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