Negative space, dark energy, missing matter, how to get something from nothing.
My Skype interview & essay for Numéro Cinq with the fabulous physicist/cosmologist/public intellectual/movie actor Lawrence M. Krauss, PhD, has just been published.
“If you search the library shelves for A Guide for the Perplexed, you will find three books: one by Maimonides, the Sephardic astronomer, scholar and philosopher; one by Werner Herzog, the German filmmaker; and one by Krauss. The universe is filled with unexpected connections. I am a perplexed filmmaker who turns to astrology in moments of desperation. Lawrence Krauss, Phd, cosmologist, is also now an actor in a Werner Herzog film.”
Physicist/cosmologist/author Lawrence M. Krauss talks about dark energy, God, and the idea of nothing in my upcoming essay for Numéro Cinq magazine. I’ll post when it’s up…
How it starts: Before you were a mermaid, you were a girl in baker’s whites. You’ve told me about arpeggiating in front of your first singing teacher, an Italian soprano who would clasp her left breast, squeeze it, and demand, at the end of your run, Another one for baby Jesus! I love this image. Can you please elaborate?
Fides Krucker (FK): When I was young, hardly twenty, I ran my father’s bakery. This was industrial baking, we made thousands of croissants an hour… flaky, buttery, high-end ones…
My interview with Fides in Numero Cinq. Read it here: http://numerocinqmagazine.com/2015/08/01/the-mermaid-a-conversation-with-fides-krucker-julie-trimingham/