Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Do we owe our existence to a thin disk of matter in the plane of the Milky Way that caused a minor space perturbation that resulted in a major earthquake that in turn killed the dinosaurs? Renowned theoretical physicist and best-selling author Lisa Randall discusses her original research showing the surprising connections between the cosmos and life on Earth.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: Science

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