Edward (Eddie) Farhi went to the Bronx High School of Science and Brandeis University before getting his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1978. He was then on the staff at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and at CERN in Geneva Switzerland before coming to MIT, where he joined the faculty in 1982. Farhi has given lectures on his own research at many of the major physics research centers in the world. At MIT, he has taught undergraduate courses in quantum mechanics and special relativity. At the graduate level he has taught quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, particle physics and general relativity. Farhi won three teaching awards at MIT and in 2000, 2001, and 2002. In July 2005, he was appointed the Director of MIT's Center for Theoretical Physics.
Joining John B. Wells, ufologist Bret Lueder discussed the facts, figures, people, and places that make up the modern scope of ufology, as well as shared his own experiences and sightings. First hour guest, MIT physicist Edward Farhi, commented on the science of time travel, such as depicted in the new film, Looper. ... More »Host: John B. Wells