Frank Wilczek won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 for work that he did as a twenty-one-year-old graduate student. His 1989 book, Longing for the Harmonies, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. A regular contributor to Nature and Physics Today, Wilczek's work has also been included in Best American Science Writing and The Norton Anthology of Light Verse. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at MIT.
- Fantastic Realities: 49 Mind Journeys And a Trip to Stockholm
- Lightness of Being
- Longing for the Harmonies: Themes and Variations from Modern Physics
Appearing during the middle two hours,Nobel Prize winning physicist Prof. Frank Wilczek discussed theoretical physics, and the hidden structures of space and reality. The search is on for a unified theory that will connect the four known forces in the universe, and uncover nature at its smallest component, he said. The foundation for nature is what he calls 'The Grid,' an entity that fills all... More »Host: George Noory