Listen to this! We explore the joys of science in popular fiction; specifically the Warner Bros. television comedy The Big Bang Theory, together with none less than: The Big Bang Theory's Science consultant and Torsten Wiesel Prize Awardee David Saltzberg, Professor of High Energy Experiment, University of California Los Angeles, Maria Gunther, Science editor, Dagens Nyheter and Christian Forssén, Member of the Young Academy of Sweden and Professor in Theoretical Subatomic Physics at Chalmers University of Technology. Moderator: Annika Moberg. We recorded at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on 26 May 2016.

Christian Forssén, David Saltzberg, Maria Gunther

Christian Forssén, David Saltzberg and Maria Gunther Photo: Annika Moberg/Sveriges unga akademi, Saltzberg: Chris Frawley

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Contributors: Torsten Wiesel Prize awardee David Saltzberg, Professor of High Energy Experiment, University of California Los Angeles and Science Consultant, the Warner Bros. television comedy The Big Bang Theory, Maria Gunther, Science editor, Dagens Nyheter and Christian Forssén, Member of the Young Academy of Sweden and Professor in Theoretical Subatomic Physics at Chalmers University of Technology. Moderator: Annika Moberg Photo: Anna Kjellström, Annika Moberg (Forssén)

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