Robert Ehrlich (no evening engagements)
Robert Ehrlich is a professor of physics at George Mason University, where he has chaired the department. He began his career after receiving a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University in 1964. Prior to joining George Mason, he held faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University, and the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he chaired the physics department for five years. Dr. Ehrlich has authored or edited twenty books, two of his recent efforts being “Nine Crazy Ideas in Science,” and “Eight Preposterous Propositions,” both by Princeton University Press. He has also authored around 100 articles on subjects such as particle physics, science education, and nuclear arms control. He is currently doing research on tachyons — hypothetical particles that travel faster than light. More information can be found at http://ehrlich.physics.gmu.edu.
- The Only Way to End the Risk of Nuclear War
- Good News and Bad News on Climate Change
- The World’s Oldest Game
- The Science of Climate Change
- Where Are the Time Travelers?
- Tachyons: Messengers from the Future?
- Renewable Energy, Nuclear Energy and Climate Change
- Nuclear Power — Is it Green?
- Crazy Ideas in Science
- Could Einstein Have Been Wrong?