World leading cosmologist and MIT professor, Max Tegmark, talks to ShaoLan about the universe!
As a young person, he was fascinated by the universe, which he saw as the ultimate detective puzzle, with questions like, where did it come from, how old is it, how big is it and more!?
Find out what day to day life is like for a leading cosmologist and what kinds of discoveries Max and his colleagues have made over the past few years. Finally, Max mentions a remarkable discovery by a Chinese astronomer in the year 1054, which has recently been confirmed as correct by new data!
In Chinese, the word for universe 宇宙 is made up of 宇 which shows the roof over a roomy space, and 宙 which shows a roof over a structure in a room, an abstract way of describing what surrounds us and it’s structure!