Theoretical physicist Chiara Marletto: "The universal constructor could revolutionise civilisation"

Published May 22 2021 at 3:00 PM GMT
  • The scientist on why studying elementary particles is only one way of explaining phenomena, how the 3D printer could change the world, and her optimism about women in scienceChiara Marletto is a research fellow at Wolfson College, University of Oxford.
  • Her research is in theoretical physics " especially quantum computation, thermodynamics and information theory.
  • Her broader interests include theoretical biology, epistemology and Italian literature.
  • The Science of Can and Can't: A Physicist's Journey Through the Land of Counterfactuals attempts to forward a new foundational basis for physics.
  • You argue for a radically different approach to physics, which you call the science of can and can't.



  • Published May 22, 2021 3:00 PM GMT