Lawrence Krauss

Professor Lawrence M Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist with wide research interests, including the interface between elementary particle physics and cosmology, where his studies include the early universe, the nature of dark matter, general relativity and neutrino astrophysics.

Having 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 over 300 scientific publications and the winner of many awards for his contributions to science, including the Julius Edgar Lilienfield Prize of the American Physical Society for 'outstanding contributions to the understanding of the early universe, and extraordinary achievement in communicating the essence of physical science to the general public.' Previous recipients of this award include Stephen Hawking and Kip Thorne.