Kari Enqvist

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Kari Enqvist in 2012.

Kari-Pekka Enqvist (born February 16, 1954 in Lahti, Finland) is a professor of cosmology in the Department of Physical Sciences at the University of Helsinki. Enqvist was awarded his PhD in theoretical physics in 1983.

Enqvist is the chairman of the scientific advisory board of Skepsis ry (a Finnish sceptics society) and has written many books that popularize physics.

In 1997 Enqvist was granted the Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation Physics Award for his efforts in particle physics and cosmology.

In 1999 he was awarded the Tieto-Finlandia award, Finland's most significant award for non-fiction for his book Olemisen porteilla.

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