Quotes by Alan Lightman

About Alan Lightman:

Alan Paige Lightman is an American physicist, writer, and social entrepreneur. He is a professor of humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the author of the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams. Einstein's Dreams has been adapted into dozens of independent theatrical productions and is one of the most widely used "common books" on college campuses. Lightman was the first professor at MIT to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities. He is also the founder of the Harpswell Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower a new generation of women leaders in Cambodia.

Author Bio

  • NameAlan Lightman
  • DescriptionPhysicist, science writer, essayist, novelist
  • BornNovember 28, 1948
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhysicist; Astrophysicist; Author; Novelist