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Sean Michael Carroll (/ˈkærəl/; lahir 5 Oktober 1966; umur 53 tahun) adalah seorang pakar kosmologi dan profesor fisika yang mengkhususkan diri dalam energi gelap dan relativitas umum. Ia merupakan seorang profesor riset di Departemen Fisika di California Institute of Technology.[1] Ia merupakan seorang kontributor blog fisika Cosmic Variance, dan telah menerbitkan jurnal-jurnal dan majalah-majalah saintifik seperti Nature, The New York Times, Sky & Telescope, dan New Scientist.

Sean M. Carroll
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Sean Carroll 2017
Lahir05 Oktober 1966 (umur 53)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tempat tinggalLos Angeles, California
KebangsaanAmerika
Warga negaraAmerika Serikat
Almamater
Dikenal atasElektromagnetisme gelap
Suami/istriJennifer Ouellette
PenghargaanAndrew Gemant Award (2014)
Karier ilmiah
BidangPhysics, kosmologi, astrofisika, relativitas umum
InstitusiCalifornia Institute of Technology
TesisCosmological Consequences of Topological and Geometric Phenomena in Field Theories (1993)
Pembimbing doktoralGeorge B. Field
Mahasiswa doktoralIgnacy Sawicki, Eugene Lim, Mark Hoffman, Jennifer Chen, Heywood Tam, Lotty Ackerman, Kimberly Boddy
TerinspirasiAlbert Einstein, Ludwig Boltzmann, Richard Feynman
Situs webwww.preposterousuniverse.com

Ia muncul pada The Universe di History Channel, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman di Science Channel, Closer to Truth (disiarkan di PBS),[2] dan The Colbert Report di Comedy Central. Carroll adalah pengarang Spacetime And Geometry, sebuah buku pelajaran tingkat kelulusan tentang relativitas umum, dan juga merekam ceramah-ceramah untuk The Great Courses tentang kosmologi, fisika waktu, dan Higgs boson.[3] Ia juga mengarang tiga buku:From Eternity to Here, The Particle at the End of the Universe, dan The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself.

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  • Carroll, Sean (2003). Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity. ISBN 0-8053-8732-3. 
  • Carroll, Sean (2010). From Eternity To Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time. ISBN 0-525-95133-4.  It tackles a fundamental open principle in physics: the arrow of time.
  • Carroll, Sean (2012). The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World. ISBN 0-525-95359-0.  It describes the hunt for and discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and was the 2013 winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books.[4]
  • Carroll, Sean (2016). The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. ISBN 0-5259-5482-1. , where Carroll introduces the concept of poetic naturalism.
  • Research publication list, from the INSPIRE-HEP digital library.

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