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Brad Cown­den is a PhD can­di­date in the­o­ret­i­cal physics focus­ing on how to describe the uni­verse in the moments just fol­low­ing the Big Bang. This was when the uni­verse was a in a very hot, very dense state that we’ll call a plas­ma.” This plas­ma was like a real­ly thick soup made up of the insides of pro­tons and neu­trons. Hear how he’s work­ing on math­e­mat­i­cal mod­els to explain this, what the Hadron col­lid­er and a beach ball have to do with it, and dis­cussed the 6 extra dimen­sions you like­ly haven’t heard of.