Born: January 24, 1947
Degrees & Academic Achievements:
- Went to the National Science Fair in high school with a home-made atom smasher built in his parents' garage.
- 1968, Physics B.S. (summa cum laude) from Harvard University
- 1972, Physics Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley
- 1973, lectureship at Princeton University
- 25 years as Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics at the City College of New York.
- Has been a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton & New York University.
String Field Theory Work:
Radio & Television Appearances:
In addition to radio appearances, Michio Kaku frequently makes appearances on a wide variety of popular shows as a science expert, including Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Nightline, and 60 Minutes. He has hosted a number of science shows, including the Science Channel series Sci-Fi Science.
- Physics of the Future
- Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel (coming March 11, 2008)
- Einstein's Cosmos: How Albert Einstein's Vision Transformed Our Understanding of Space and Time
- Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century and Beyond
- Parallel Worlds
- Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension