Philip Lubin is a Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include experimental cosmology, satellite, balloon-born and ground-based studies of the early universe, cosmic background radiation, and galaxy cluster cooling measurements.
Philip Lubin and his former student Travis Brashears have had quite a year. Their bold plan to send tiny probes to nearby stars is now supported by NASA and the Breakthrough Starshot $100 million dollar initiative. Hear their amazing story.