Mike Curato & Dr. Katie Mack

May 30, 2021

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer, artist, and illustrator Mike Curato. His new graphic novel is a powerful and touching story of a young boy at camp one summer as he struggles to come to terms with his sexuality as well as dealing with the brutal bullying of other campmates. This critically acclaimed book for young adults is titled “Flamer“.

Have you ever wondered how it’s all going to end? Not just you. Not just the Earth Not simply our solar system. But the whole kit and caboodle, every jot and neutron, gone forever. Tonight’s guest on Inquiry has some very serious scientific theories about the ultimate fate of the universe. Dr. Katie Mack is a theoretical astrophysicist and assistant professor of physics at North Carolina State University. The title of her book says it all: “The End of Everything(Astrophysically Speaking)“. Tonight we’ll discuss the possibility of vacuum decay and other phenomenological pleasantries.

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