Stephon Alexander

Stephon performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on April 19, 2016, speaking on the evening’s theme, “While the Music Lasts.” Watch it below.

Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist who specializes in the interface between cosmology, particle physics, and quantum gravity. He is currently the Ernest Everett Just 1907 Professor of Natural Sciences at Dartmouth and a Visiting Scholar in Physics at Brown University. Also a jazz musician, Stephon recently finished recording his first electronic jazz album with Erin Rioux. His most recent book is Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics.

In his own words: “In music it’s important to practice and refine your technique. But when you get up to play you have to throw it all away.”

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