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Education, Politics, Einstein and Charm

a conversation with Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman.

March 4, 2008
1 hours 23 minutes
Leon Lederman


Leon M. Lederman is Director Emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois and Professor of Science at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He founded the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois in 1986, and has served in the capacity of Resident Scholar since 1998. He has also served as President and Chairman of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is a member of the National Academy of Science, and has received numerous awards including the Nobel Prize in Physics (1988). He is author of the books The God Particle and Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe.

Books by Leon Lederman:

Symmetry and the Beautiful Universe, 2008

The God Particle: If the Universe is the Answer, What is the Question?, 2006