Michio Kaku

Why You Should Be Optimistic About the Future

Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist following in the footsteps of Einstein. With his String Field Theory, he aims to crack open the answers of the universe. His gift of making such an intimidating subject so accessible is how he’s helping popularize science for others to digest and explore on their own. Learn why he’s so optimistic about our future on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

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SHOW NOTES:

Michio describes how his family background influenced his outlook on life.  [3:25]

Tom and Michio discuss creating and developing wonder in the human mind.  [10:43]

Michio breaks down his process of discovery and what keeps him curious.  [22:39]

Michio predicts what human’s future on other planets will be.  [38:50]

Michio shares the impact he wants to have on the world.  [46:03]

 

QUOTES:

“That’s what we physicists do, we invent the future.”  [10:40]

“I would rather work on one big problem and fail than work on lots of little problems and succeed.”  [29:40]

 

FOLLOW MICHIO KAKU:

TWITTER — https://bit.ly/2qmv9Sd

WEBSITE — https://bit.ly/1RNkjZg

FACEBOOK — https://bit.ly/2pQ08Gt

INSTAGRAM — https://bit.ly/2JCd3Ug

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

BOOKS:

Parallel Worlds — https://amzn.to/2H073qE  [1:53]

Physics of the Future — https://amzn.to/2JGEI6C  [1:54]

The Future of the Mind — https://amzn.to/2HA2G2L  [1:55]

The Future of Humanity — https://amzn.to/2HwXqwQ  [1:55]

Grit — https://amzn.to/2JJqfH9  [14:55]

Asimov’s Foundation Series — https://amzn.to/2HATlri  [34:46]

 

CONCEPTS AND STUDIES:

String Field Theory — https://bit.ly/2Hduex7  [00:42]

Theory of Everything — https://bit.ly/2EBBMoc  [7:00]

Marshmallow Test — https://theatln.tc/2mjvot5  [13:22]

Einstein’s Theory of Relativity — https://bit.ly/2gPYWQY  [16:40]

Alpha Centauri — https://bit.ly/2mRABdd  [40:11]

Von Neumann Probe — https://bit.ly/2qoJQUQ  [40:13]

 

PODCASTS:

Science Fantastic — https://bit.ly/2zQpdHc  [2:42]

Exploration — https://bit.ly/2v3wUJ3  [2:43]

 

PEOPLE:

Edward Teller — https://bit.ly/2GSw4jw  [1:06]

 

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