"Unique scientific public intellectual."
Dr. Krauss is a renowned theoretical physicist, Director of the ASU Origins Project at Arizona State University and Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Department of Physics.
He received degrees in mathematics and physics with first class honours at Carleton University (Ottawa), and was awarded a Ph.D. in physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has written to over 300 scientific publications, nine books for a general audience, including the international bestsellers The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe From Nothing, with translations into over 20 languages.
His research has focused on the intersection on cosmology and elementary particle physics, including general relativity and quantum gravity and, the early universe.
He is the only physicist to have received major awards from all three US physics societies. In 2012, he was awarded The National Science Boards Public Service Award for his many contributions.
He is the subject of a new full-length feature film, The Unbelievers, which follows him and Richard Dawkins around the world as they discuss science and reason.