Henry Semat Professor of Physics
American Physical Society Fellow
Division of ScienceDepartment
1984 - present Professor
1978-1984 Associate Professor
1973-1978 Assistant Professor, Physics Department, The City College of New York
1972-73 Lecturer (Post-doctorate) Princeton University
1970-72 Research Assistant, Univ. of California, Berkeley
EducationB.A., Harvard Univ.
Ph.D., Univ. of California (Berkeley)
Physics of Science Fiction
Research InterestsDr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and popularizer of science. He's the co-founder of string field theory (a branch of string theory), and continues Einstein's search to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into one unified theory.
Future of the Mind (Doubleday Publishers) to appear in February, 2014.
Cover of Newsweek Magazine Feb. 22, 2013: "Will and asteroid destroy earth?"
Introduction to Superstrings (Springer-Verlag publishers) On-line Version, 2012.
Strings, Conformal Fields, and Topology (Springer-Verlag publishers) On-line version, 2012
Kaku, M Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, Doubleday, New York, USA (2011).
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Kaku, Michio Russia Takes Aim at Asteroids, Wall Street Journal, op-ed, Jan 5 (2010).
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Kaku, M. Amazing Light (Chao R.; et al ed.), Cambridge University Press, (2007).
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