Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovelli (born 3 May 1956) is an Italian theoretical physicist and writer who has worked in Italy, the United States, France and, since 2020, in Canada. He is also currently a Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute, core member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy of Western University in Canada, and Fractal Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute in The United States.

Rovelli works mainly in the field of quantum gravity and is a founder of loop quantum gravity theory. He has also worked in the history and philosophy of science. He collaborates with several Italian newspapers, including the cultural supplements of the ''Corriere della Sera'', ''Il Sole 24 Ore'', and ''La Repubblica''. His popular science book, ''Seven Brief Lessons on Physics'', was originally published in Italian in 2014. It has sold over a million copies worldwide. In 2019, he was included by ''Foreign Policy'' magazine in the list of the 100 most influential global thinkers. In 2021, he was included by ''Prospect'' magazine in the list of the 50 world's top thinkers. Provided by Wikipedia

by Rovelli, Carlo
Published 2004
Cambridge University Press