Sean M. Carroll

The universe does not care about you.

“Sean Michael Carroll (/ˈkærəl/; born October 5, 1966) is a cosmologist and physics professor specializing in dark energy and general relativity. He is a research professor in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. He has been a contributor to the physics blog Cosmic Variance and has published in scientific journals and magazines such as NatureThe New York TimesSky & Telescope, and New Scientist.

He has appeared on the History Channel’s The Universe, Science Channel’s Through the Wormhole with Morgan FreemanCloser to Truth (broadcast on PBS),[2] and Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Carroll is the author of Spacetime And Geometry, a graduate-level textbook in general relativity, and has also recorded lectures for The Great Courses on cosmology, the physics of time, and the Higgs boson.[3] He is also the author of three popular books: one on the arrow of time entitled From Eternity to Here, one on the Higgs boson entitled The Particle at the End of the Universe, and one on science and philosophy entitled The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself.” Source:

“We are part of the Universe we can not stand outside of it in any way and the way that science got there is basically through realizing that human beings are not that smart, you are not Vulcans you are not Mr. Spock and you are not perfectly logical.” Sean M. Carroll