Science and the Search for Other Dimensions

From Plato's cave to Van Gogh's skies, alternate realities have long been a theme for artists and writers. Can the same be said for science and scientists? In this holiday rebroadcast, Ira Flatow talks with theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss about the search for alternate realities in art and science?

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Lawrence Krauss, author of Hiding in the Mirror; The Mysterious Allure of Extra Dimensions from Plato to String Theory and Beyond (Viking, 2005) and The Physics of Star Trek (HarperCollins, 1995); Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and director of the , Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University

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