Anthony Aguirre
Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Anthony Aguirre is a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the associate scientific director of the Foundational Questions Institute, a nonprofit organisation that he co-founded and co-runs. His most recent book is Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physical Reality (2019).

Written by Anthony Aguirre

In the Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, in 2012. Photo by Olivia Arthur/Magnum

The cosmic now

Are you here now? Impossible to say. The idea that any group of events can truly happen at once is just an illusion

Anthony Aguirre