3 Nov 2023

Carlo Rovelli on white holes and the need for a ‘reasonable compromise’ in the Israel-Palestine war

Carlo Rovelli has devoted large parts of his life to explaining to the general public what appears on the surface to be the unexplainable – and his bestselling science books saw him dubbed ‘the poet of modern physics’.

But the quantum gravity researcher is as comfortable discussing his own work on black holes, as he is talking about recent politics such as the Israel-Palestine conflict, on the grounds that, like in scientific research, every issue has different facets and cooperation is key to finding a solution.

Today on Ways to Change the World, Carlo Rovelli tells Krishnan Guru-Murthy about his search for ‘white holes’ and how science can bridge different global narratives in the geopolitical arena.

Produced by Silvia Maresca.

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