Marcelo Gleiser

Become a Fan

MARCELO GLEISER is a professor of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College where he runs a very active cosmology group. His work in theoretical physics focuses on the dynamical processes that took place during the very early universe. As such, it brings together particle physics, the study of the very small, and cosmology, the study of the very large. He is the author of The Dancing Universe: From Creation Myths to the Big Bang; and The Prophet and the Astronomer.

Photograph © Claudia Kamergorodski

Books by this Author

A Tear at the Edge of Creation

Video

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Rage, rage against the dying of the light

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Having smoked for a while

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, kindness, curiosity

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. No one touches my espresso machine

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. To live a meaningless life

Marcelo Gleiser on the Web

Twitter

Recent Blog Posts

Explore

CONNECT WITH US