Episode 56 – Lawrence Krauss
Peace Radicals Episode 56 – Lawrence Krauss Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and President of the Origins Project Foundation.
Lawrence Krauss is an American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist who previously taught at Arizona State University, Yale University, and Case Western Reserve University. He founded ASU’s Origins Project, now called ASU Interplanetary Initiative, to investigate fundamental questions about the universe and served as the project’s director.
Krauss is an advocate for public understanding of science, public policy based on sound empirical data, scientific skepticism, and science education. An anti-theist, Krauss seeks to reduce the influence of what he regards as superstition and religious dogma in popular culture.
Krauss is the author of several bestselling books, including The Physics of Star Trek (1995) and A Universe from Nothing (2012), and chaired the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Board of Sponsors.