"Stumbling to Infation"
Alan Guth is working on a fairly typical research paper, when he accidentally makes a huge discovery about the origin of the universe.
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That Guy Whose Father Died (explicit)
In the wake of a death in his family, Brian Wecht finds out how physicists really relate to people, and encounters the most awkward hug of his life.
Brian Wecht
String theorist, musician, comedian
Brian Wecht is a Lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London, where he works on theoretical particle physics and string theory. He has held research positions at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the University of Michigan, and Harvard University. Brian is also a musician and comedian, having been musical director at Boston's Improv Asylum, an actor/musician at ImprovBoston, and a accompanist and coach for various musical improvisation groups in New York City.
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