Barry Barish


Barry C. Barish, is an American physicist who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the first direct detection of gravity waves. He shared the prize with American physicists Rainer Weiss and Kip Thorn.

Frank Wilczek


Frank Wilczek is the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at MIT and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (2004) for a fundamental discovery -- one that is at the core of our understanding of the properties of nature. His research interests include asymptotic freedom, quantum chromodynamics, quantum statistics, topology, application of particle...

Max Tegmark


Max Tegmark is a Swedish-American physicist and cosmologist. He is a physics professor at MIT and the scientific director of the Foundational Questions Institute. He is also a co-founder of the Future of Life Institute and a supporter of the effective altruism movement, and has received donations from Elon Musk to investigate existential risk from...