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Lee Smolin

Born: 1955
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Trouble with Physics

Father: Michael Smolin
Mother: Pauline
Brother: David M. Smolin (university law professor)

    University: University of Cincinnati
    University: BA Physics and Philosophy, Hampshire College (1975)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1978)
    University: PhD Theoretical Physics, Harvard University (1979)
    University: Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara (1980-81, postdoctoral study)
    Professor: Yale University (1984-88)
    Professor: Syracuse University (1988-93)
    Professor: Pennsylvania State University (1993-2001)
    Professor: Adjunct, Physics, University of Waterloo (2001-)

    Institute for Advanced Study (1981-83)
    Obama for America

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Author of books:
The Life of the Cosmos (1999)
Three Roads to Quantum Gravity (2001)
The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next (2006)

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