Lawrence Krauss

Lawrence M. Krauss Bio

Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist with wide research interests, including the interface between elementary particle physics and cosmology, focusing on the origin and evolution of the Universe and the fundamental structure of matter. During his career Prof. Krauss has held endowed professorships and distinguished research appointments at institutions including Harvard University, Yale University, University of Chicago, Boston University, University of Zurich, University of California at Santa Barbara, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN), Case Western Reserve University, Australian National University, Arizona State University, and New College of Humanities. In 2008 he created and served for a decade as Inaugural Director of the Origins Project, a national center for research and outreach on origins issues, from the origins of the universe, to human origins, to the origins of the consciousness and culture. He has written over 300 scientific publications and 10 popular books, including the international best-sellers, The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing. His latest book, The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far was released in March 2017. He has written regularly for magazines and newspapers including The New York Times and the New Yorker and frequently has appeared on radio and television, as well as in several feature films. Among his numerous awards are included the major awards from all 3 US physics societies and the 2012 Public Service Award from the National Science Board.

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