About Series-5 Speaker
Professor Dr. Brian Gregory Keating
Prof. Dr. Brian G. Keating is an American cosmologist and a Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences (CASS) in the Department of Physics at the University of California, San Diego. He is a public speaker, inventor, and expert in the study of the universe’s oldest light, the cosmic microwave background (CMB), using it to learn about the origin and evolution of the universe. Keating is a writer (Losing The Nobel Prize (2018) and Into the Impossible (2021)) and podcaster. Losing the Nobel Prize is the best-selling author of one of Amazon Editors’ ‘Best Non-fiction Books of All Time”. He has lectured on six of seven continents, and his lectures have been seen in person and online by over 5 million viewers. He also teaches astronomy to high school students since 2012 as part of his outreach work and has given presentations to over 3,000 K-12 students since 1994.