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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Oct 22, 2019

Caltech research professor, theoretical physicist, accomplished author & podcaster Sean Carroll will talk quantum physics and the validity of the many-worlds interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics by discussing some of the themes in in his new book, “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence...


Sep 3, 2019

Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world - Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes - has very strong causal links to deficient sleep.

Until...


Jul 16, 2019

Michio Kaku is a world-renowned physicist, futurist, and author of numerous bestselling books including Beyond Einstein, Parallel Universes, The Future of the Mind, and Physics of the Impossible.

In this talk, he discusses the groundbreaking first image of a black hole as well as a range of topics related to his latest...


May 28, 2019

When math goes wrong, things can get expensive. Or absolutely hilarious. For this talk we invited YouTube personality (Numberphile, standupmaths), math communicator, comedian, and one third of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Matt Parker, to share his favorite math mistakes from his new UK #1 bestseller, "Humble Pi - A...


Feb 26, 2019

Claudie Haigneré is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre national d'études Spatiales (CNES for short) and the European Space Agency, and Ersilia Scarpetta, who has worked with the ESA since 1991, and is currently the space agency’s Chief Diversity Officer.

They discuss their passion for...