Freeman Dyson

Freeman Dyson

Institute Advisor

Asteroid Institute

Profile

Retired professor of physics at Princeton University Institute of Advanced Study, Freeman is held in high esteem for his expertise in quantum electrodynamics, condensed-matter physics, statistical mechanics, nuclear engineering, climate studies, astrophysics and biology. Beyond his professional work, he has authored several publications focused on the human consequences of science and technology: Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, Infinite in All Directions, The Sun, Genome and the Internet, The Scientist as Rebel, and A Many-Colored Glass. In 2000, Freeman was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion.