60-Second Lecture: The Origin of the Elements (Video)

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Masao Sako takes us way back.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

By Blake Cole

Next time you take a sip from your water bottle, you might want to consider the fact that you are ingesting 14-billion-year-old molecules. It’s just one revelation from Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Masao Sako’s 60-Second Lecture Series entry The Origin of the Elements.

The 60-Second Lecture Series features a wide range of Penn Arts and Sciences professors who squeeze a wealth of knowledge into just one minute. You can view over 100 past presentations, including recent entries The Revolution Will Be Evidence-Based: The Promising Future of American Criminal Justice and A History of Copyright in the U.S.: From the Constitution to Today, by visiting our 60-Second Lecture site