Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
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.
Latest Planetary Radio Appearances
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.
We’ve already brought you Planetary Radio Live from the 2015 PDC near Rome, Italy. Now you’ll hear a small sampling of the scientists, engineers, policymakers and media experts who spent five days considering how humanity will respond to a potentially disastrous threat. Bruce Betts celebrates the great Jupiter-Venus conjunction in What’s Up. Bill Nye and Emily Lakdawalla return next week.