Paul Halpern

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Paul Halpern is an American Professor of Physics, and Fellow in the Humanities at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He received a Ph.D in theoretical physics, a M.A. in physics and a B.A. in physics and mathematics. He was also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Fulbright Scholarship, and an Athenaeum Society Literary Award.

He has written many popular science books and articles, books including The Cyclical Serpent, Cosmic Wormholes and The Great Beyond. He has also appeared on the 1994 PBS series Futurequest, as well as the National Public Radio show "Radio Times."[citation needed]

In 2007 he published a book based on The Simpsons called What's Science Ever Done for Us. He later appeared in The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3-D! On Ice!.[1]

His most recently published book is, Edge of the Universe: A Voyage to the Cosmic Horizon and Beyond.

List of books by Paul Halpern[edit]

Time Journeys: A search for Cosmic Destiny and Meaning, 1990

Cosmic Wormholes: The Search for Interstellar Shortcuts, 1992

The Cyclical Serpent: Prospects for an Ever-Repeating Universe, 1995

The Structure of the Universe, 1996

The Pursuit of Destiny: A History of Prediction, 2000

Countdown to Apocalypse: A Scientific Exploration of the End of the World, 2000

The Quest for Alien Planets: Exploring Worlds Outside the Solar System, 2003

Faraway Worlds: Planets Beyond Our Solar System, 2004

The Great Beyond: Higher Dimensions, Parallel Universes and the Extraordinary Search for a Theory of Everything, 2005

Brave New Universe: Illuminating the Darkest Secrets of the Cosmos, 2006

What's Science Ever Done for Us?: What The Simpsons Can Teach Us About Physics, Robots, Life, and the Universe, 2007

Collider: The Search for the World's Smallest Particles, 2009

Edge of the Universe: A Voyage to the Cosmic Horizon and Beyond, 2012

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