ESP Biography

ZAK MARCONE, Columbia Sophomore

Major: Economics/History/Math

College/Employer: Columbia University

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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S489: The Multiverse Hierarchy in Splash Spring 2017 (Mar. 25, 2017)
In this class we will be talking about the real scientific evidence for the existence of more than one universe. The basis for the class will be Prof. Max Tegmark's paper The Multiverse Hierarchy. We will be delving into General Relativity, String Theory, black holes, you name it. Come learn about how everything that can happen will and how you will one day be president of the United States somewhere.

Y490: The Rise of Modern Terrorism: al Qaeda and the Islamic State in Splash Spring 2017 (Mar. 25, 2017)
In this class we will be tracing the origins of terrorist ideology from the 18th century to the present. This will largely be a history course delving into specific events and people who have made an impact in the development of groups such as al Qaeda and the Islamic State.

Y526: 20th Century China in Splash Spring 2017 (Mar. 25, 2017)
This class will explore the major political and social movements that shaped the Chinese 20th century experience. We'll delve into everything from the Cultural Revolution to the psychology of Mao.

S274: Crazy Physics in Splash Splash Fall 2015 (Nov. 14, 2015)
In this class we will be exploring the depths of the universe. Learn about everything from black holes to the Big Bang to the origin of the universe. Want to learn why someday a violinist could "play" the universe? Did you know that it is possible for you to be 70 years old before your parents? If you want these questions answered this class is for you.