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Frank Wilczeck Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / April 10, 2011

Frank Wilczeck won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2004 for work he had done on asymptotic freedom with the strong force. He was also one of the discoverers of electrochromodynamics, and anyons. The prize was awarded for work Wilczeck had done when he was 21 years old at Princeton. […]

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Freeman Dyson Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / December 27, 2009

Freeman Dyson who has long been a legend at The Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton is a theoretical physicist and mathematician of the first order, a futurist, and a nuclear engineer. British by birth, Dyson studied with Hans Bethe at Cornell before moving to the Institute for Advanced Study.  […]

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Murray Gell-Mann Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / December 27, 2009

Murray Gell-Mann is the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech and widely regarded as one of the smartest men on the planet. Suffice that he speaks 15 languages, graduated from Yale University at the age of 18 and in 1969 won the Nobel Prize in physics […]

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Oliver Sachs Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / September 1, 2009

Writer/neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks is best known for his collections of case histories offbeat neurological studies which he has published under the engaging titles The Man Who Mistook his Wife For a Hat; and An Anthropologist on Mars in which he describes patients struggling to live with conditions ranging from […]

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Buzz Aldrin Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / June 29, 2009

“And as the astronauts later sat in the “Eagle”, waiting to begin their journey back home, knowing that they were doomed unless every system and part on board worked flawlessly, it was Aldrin who responded to mission control’s clearance to take off with the quip, “Roger.  Understand.  We’re number one […]

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Steven Pinker Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / January 18, 2009

Steven Pinker is one of the world’s greatest cognitive scientists and thinkers straight from Harvard and MIT. Pinker graced the cover of the New York Times Magazine recently talking about his own genome which he had allowed to be decoded. Pinker is not only bright and nice, he is genuinely bold […]

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Richard Reeves Interview

By Lewis Frumkes / January 20, 2008

Richard who at one time was chief foreign correspondent for The New York Times as written a superb biography of Rutherford one of the lesser known but truly great geniuses of modern history. Rutherford is responsible for the physical representation of the atom the way we all know it. Reeves […]

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