Physicist Alan Lightman: A Conversation About His New Book

Apr 13, 2018

Author and theoretical physicist Alan Lightman offers a collection of essays that explore the connections between religion, science, truth and meaning — all with references to his island home in Maine.


Alan Lightman is a theoretical physicist, author of six novels, including the acclaimed "Einstein's Dreams," a memoir, three collections of essays and several books on science. He is currently a professor of the humanities at MIT.