Marcelo Gleiser, PhD
Marcelo Gleiser is a world-renowned theoretical physicist and award-winning author, and is currently the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy and a professor of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College. He obtained his PhD from King's College London in 1986 and received the 1994 Presidential Faculty Fellows Award from the White House. He is a Fellow and General Councilor of the American Physical Society.
Professor Gleiser is the author of The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and The Search for Meaning, which is his latest work. His previous books include A Tear at the Edge of Creation, which was published in 12 languages, The Prophet and the Astronomer, and The Dancing Universe. He is also the co-founder of and regular contributor to a blog on science and culture hosted by National Public Radio, 13.7.