Brian Greene Author Biography
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Brian Greene (born February 9, 1963) is a theoretical physicist and one of the
best-known string theorists.
He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his doctorate
from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He joined the physics
faculty of Cornell University in 1990, was appointed to a full professorship in
1995, and in 1996 joined Columbia University where he is professor of physics
and mathematics. He has lectured at both a general and a technical level in more
than twenty-five countries and is widely regarded for a number of groundbreaking
discoveries in superstring theory. He lives in Andes, New York, and New York
In his national bestseller, The Elegant Universe, Greene
recounts how the theories...
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