The Function of the Universe and Origin of Consciousness with Frank Wilczek

On this HealthMade Radio, Dr. Michael Karlfeldt interviews one of the world’s great contemporary physicists Professor Frank Wilczek, a theoretical physicist, author, and intellectual adventurer. Listen in as they discuss profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical world.

In this episode:

  • Learn why Professor Frank believes the best scientific instrument we have is our mind.
  • Hear how he distilled down important questions about the nature of reality to only ten topics.
  • Why he says, “Great answers lead to even greater questions.”
  • The Definition of Consciousness
  • Levels of Description, Mapping Concepts into meaningful patterns.
  • Concept of Complimentary – the 10th key to reality

More About Professor Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek is a theoretical physicist, author, and intellectual adventurer. He has received many prizes for his work, including a Nobel Prize in Physics.

Wilczek has made seminal contributions to fundamental particle physics, cosmology, and the physics of materials. His current research focus includes Axions, Anyons, and Time Crystals. These are concepts in physics which he named and pioneered. Each has become a significant focus of worldwide research.

In recent years Frank has become fascinated with prospects for expanding perception through technology. He is developing hardware and software tools for this.

He has authored several well-known books and writes a monthly “Wilczek’s Universe” feature for the Wall Street Journal. His latest book “Fundamentals” released in January 2021.

Wilczek received a B.S. at the University of Chicago in 1970 and a Ph.D. in physics at Princeton University in 1974. Currently, he is the Herman Feshbach professor of physics at MIT; Founding Director of the T. D. Lee Institute and Chief Scientist at Wilczek Quantum Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Distinguished Professor at Arizona State University; and Professor at Stockholm University.

He has been married to Betsy Devine since 1973. They have two daughters, Amity and Mira.

Follow Professor Wilczek



About HealthMade Radio

Tune in to HealthMade Radio Sundays at 5:00 pm (MDT) on KIDO 580 AM or 107.5 FM. You can also listen live at and explore many more on our blog

In an avid pursuit of worldly knowledge, Dr. Michael Karlfeldt conducts weekly interviews on HealthMade Radio with global integrative health experts, scientists, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs. These interviews are shared on our page to promote a community of health and education.

Health is what you make it!

HealthMade Team

HealthMade Team

Leave a Reply