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Lawrence Maxwell Krauss (born 27 May 1954; age 60) is a professor of physics, astronomy, and director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University.
He's the author of seven popular books, explaining scientific principles and physics for a general public, using, in the cases of the international bestseller The Physics of Star Trek, and Beyond Star Trek: From Alien Invasions to the End of Time, examples from the live-action Star Trek franchise as illustrative back-drops for his treatises. Other popular works, Krauss has written include the award winning Atom, and Hiding in the Mirror: The Mysterious Allure of Extra Dimensions from Plato to String Theory and Beyond.
Krauss also appeared in a segment of How William Shatner Changed the World.
- Lawrence M. Krauss - personal site
- Lawrence M. Krauss at Wikipedia
- Lawrence M. Krauss at the Case Western Reserve University Physics Department