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Nancy's Bookshelf: Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder deals with life’s biggest questions

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This week, Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder, a theoretical physicist and the author of the new book "Existential Physics: A Scientist's Guide to Life's Biggest Questions," joins Nancy's Bookshelf to discuss how understanding science can help us better understand the meaning of our existence.

Also, poetry read by Annie Kavanagh.

Episode #685

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.