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us: Lightman, Alan P., 1948-

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Alan Paige
  • Variants

    • us: Lightman, Alan Paige, 1948-
    • us: Lajtman, Alan, 1948-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1948-11-28
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Memphis (Tenn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cambridge (Mass.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Massachussetts Institute of Technology
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Harpswell Foundation
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Physics
          (lcsh) Poetry
            (lcsh) Social entrepreneurship
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Physicists
                (lcsh) Poets
                  (lcsh) Philanthropists
              • Sources

                • found: Problem book in relativity and gravitation, 1975.
                • found: His Time travel and Papa Joe's pipe, 1984: CIP t.p. (Alan Lightman) book t.p. (Alan P. Lightman)
                • found: His Great ideas in physics, c1992: t.p. (Alan Lightman)
                • found: Reunion, 2003: CIP t.p. (Alan Lightman) publisher info (born in Memphis, Tenn. in 1948; educated at Princeton and the California Institute of Technology; previous works include three novels, a collection of essays and fables, and several books on science)
                • found: Wikipedia article, April 26, 2016: (born Nov. 28, 1928 in Memphis, Tenn.; professor of the practice of the humanities at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology; graduated from White Station high school in Memphis; AB in physics in 1970, Princeton University; PhD in theoretical physics in 1974, California Institute of Technology; assistant professor of astronomy, Harvard University, 1976-1979; research scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 1979-1989; in 1989, appointed joint professor of science and writing and senior lecturer in physics at Massachussetts Institute of Technology; has worked to combine science and the humanities in a number of ways; in 2003 founded the nonprofit Harpswell Foudnation, dedicated to founding a new generation of women leaders in Cambodia and the developing world, and he continues to be chair of its board)
                • found: Ajnštajnovite sništa, 2004: t.p. (Alan Lajtman)
              • LC Classification

                • PS3562.I45397
              • Change Notes

                • 1979-08-02: new
                • 2016-05-20: revised
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