Does Another You Exist in A Parallel Universe?
DATE / TIME
31 Oct, Sat
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Festival Pass Event
This session is in English
Does another ‘you’ exist in a parallel universe? Authors and scientists examine quantum physics concepts in literature and popular media and contemplate how plausible these versions of reality could be.
This is a pre-recorded session, and will be available on video-on-demand replay.
This session is co-presented with the Centre for Quantum Technologies.
Tania De Rozario
Singapore - Canada
Tania De Rozario is a writer, visual artist, and the author of Tender Delirium, And The Walls Come Crumbling Down, and Somewhere Else, Another You. She was the winner of the 2011 Golden Point Award for English Poetry and the 2020 New Ohio Review Nonfiction Contest. Her poetry, prose and comics can be found in journals including The Malahat Review, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner Online Journal, Blue Lyra Review, Carte Blanche, Softblow and subTerrain Magazine, among others. Her visual art has been showcased in Singapore, London, Moscow, Amsterdam and San Francisco.Tania De Rozario is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Michael Brooks is a science author, journalist and broadcaster. He is a consultant writer at New Scientist magazine and the author of several books, including The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook and the bestselling 13 Things That Don't Make Sense.
Photo Credit: Andrew Perris
Chad Orzel is a professor at Union College in Schenectady, New York, and the author of books explaining science to non-scientists. His works include How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog (2009) which explains modern physics through imaginary conversations with Emmy, his German shepherd, and his latest book, Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of an Ordinary Morning (2018). He lives in Niskayuna, New York, with his wife Kate Nepveu, their two children, and their new dog Charlie the pupper.
Photo Credit: Kate Nepveu