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Michio Kaku was born January 24, 1947 in San Jose California. Kaku attended Cubberley High School in Palo Alto in the early 1960s and played first board on their chess team. At the National Science Fair in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he attracted the attention of physicist Edward Teller, who took Kaku visa mer as a protégé, awarding him the Hertz Engineering Scholarship. Kaku graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a B.S. degree in 1968 and was first in his physics class. He attended the Berkeley Radiation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley and received a Ph.D. in 1972 and held a lectureship at Princeton University in 1973. During the Vietnam War, Kaku completed his U.S. Army basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia and his advanced infantry training at Fort Lewis, Washington. Kaku currently holds the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics and a joint appointment at City College of New York, and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he has lectured for more than 30 years. He is engaged in defining the "Theory of Everything", which seeks to unify the four fundamental forces of the universe: the strong nuclear force, the weak nuclear force, gravity and electromagnetism. He was a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and New York University. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He is listed in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and American Men and Women of Science. He has published research articles on string theory from 1969 to 2000. In 1974, along with Prof. K. Kikkawa, he wrote the first paper on string field theory, now a major branch of string theory, which summarizes each of the five string theories into a single equation. In addition to his work on string field theory, he also authored some of the first papers on multi-loop amplitudes in string theory. Kaku is the author of several doctoral textbooks on string theory and quantum field theory and has published 170 articles in journals covering topics such as superstring theory, supergravity, supersymmetry, and hadronic physics. He is also author of the popular science books: Visions, Hyperspace, Einstein's Cosmos, Parallel Worlds, The Future of the Mind, and The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
Foto taget av: Michio Kaku giving a talk at Campus Party Brasil on February 11th 2012 Foto: Cristiano Sant´Anna/ for campuspartybrasil

Verk av Michio Kaku

The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything (2021) 324 exemplar, 11 recensioner
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020 (2021) — Redaktör — 104 exemplar
Quantum Field Theory: A Modern Introduction (1993) 97 exemplar, 1 recension
The Best American Science Writing 2012 (2012) — Redaktör — 91 exemplar, 3 recensioner

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Another phenomenal book by Dr. Michio Kaku with the vibrant flavors I've come to expect. The Future of the Mind explores the wonders of the brain and ponders the mysteries of the universe. Dr. Kaku expertly illustrates the abstract and paints vivid pictures of the unfathomable.
LaPhenix | 23 andra recensioner | Jul 8, 2024 |
Kaku has an ambitious view of the future, but he shows due diligence in pointing out challenges we still have to overcome. Overall he ends on a promising note of hope for humanity.
Bookladycma | 31 andra recensioner | May 18, 2024 |
This was an interesting look at the places where science fiction and science fact intersect, and how that horizon is always changing. It's written in a very personable style, and you don't have to know any physics to get what Kaku is talking about. Altogether worth the read.
Bookladycma | 52 andra recensioner | May 18, 2024 |



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