Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, jazz musician, STEM education advocate, public speaker, and author who straddles and integrates the two worlds of theoretical physics and jazz. Prior to becoming a professor at Brown, the university from which he earned his doctorate, he worked as a research physicist at both Imperial College and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. As a saxophonist, he has been mentored by Ornette Coleman and Will Calhoun.
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The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe
A fascinating examination of the interconnected mysteries of our music and universe.
"...Alexander explores resonances between music and physics...It's a vast, cosmic theme that includes quantum mechanics, superstring theory, the Big Bang, the evolution of galaxies, and the process of scientific theorizing itself...Alexander's enthusiasm for his subject is infectious." - Kirkus Reviews
Released July 25, 2017