Clifford A. Pickover received his Ph.D. from Yale University and is the author of over fifty highly-acclaimed books on such topics as computers and creativity, art, mathematics, black holes, human behavior and intelligence, time travel, alien life, and science fiction. Pickover is a prolific inventor with more than 250 patents, the associate editor for several journals, author of colorful puzzle calendars, and contributor to magazines geared to children and adults.
The Los Angeles Times recently wrote, "Pickover has published nearly a book a year in which he stretches the limits of computers, art and thought." Wired magazine wrote, "Bucky Fuller thought big, Arthur C. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both." Pickover's computer graphics have been featured in many popular magazines and on TV shows. His web site, www.pickover.com, has received over a million visits, and he has more than 20,000 Twitter followers.
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Author and futurist Dr. Cliff Pickover discussed his latest work, The Math Book, which explores how mathematics is the key to higher dimensions, aliens, infinity, parallel worlds, time travel, simulated realities, and Tunisian ant... More »
Author Clifford Pickover discussed his latest work on scientific laws and the great minds behind them, and also touched on such topics as time travel, parallel universes and alien life. Some of the best scientific laws have the widest applications, he said. For instance, Fick's Law of Diffusion can explain such disparate areas as insect communication and the migration of early humans. And... More »
Dr. Cliff Pickover, author of thirty acclaimed books, discussed his latest Sex, Drugs, Einstein, and Elves, which explores the borderlands of science and reality. We are limited in our understanding of reality by the size and capacities of our brain, he noted, and he wondered what aspects of the universe might be shielded from us. Time travel may eventually be developed, said Pickover, but... More »