Department of Physics

Lawrence Krauss

Foundation Professor
Ph.D. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Home Department: Arizona State University Department of Physics
Additional Affiliations:
Inaugural Director of the Origins Initiative
Area of Study:
Research Page: Research
Curriculum Vitae:
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Lawrence M. Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist whose research covers science from the beginning of the universe to the end of the universe. His research interests include the interface between elementary particle physics and cosmology, the nature of dark matter, general relativity and neutrino astrophysics. He has investigated questions ranging from the nature of exploding stars to issues of the origin of all mass in the universe. Krauss is the author of many scientific publications, as well as several acclaimed popular books, including, "The Fifth Essence", "Fear of Physics", and "The Physics of Star Trek."

Selected Publications

Krauss LM, Scherrer RJ . 2008 . The return of a static universe and the end of cosmology . International journal of modern physics . .
Krauss LM, Scherrer RJ . 2008 . the End of Cosmology . Scientific American . .
Krauss LM . 2007 . A dark future for cosmology . Physics World . .