Physics for Future Presidents
The Science Behind the Headlines
Publication Date: June 2011
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Learn the science behind the headlines-the tools of terrorists, the dangers of nuclear power, and the reality of global warning, from author and physics professor Richard A. Muller.
Richard A. Muller is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, a faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and a winner of the MacArthur Fellowship, often called the "Genius Award." He is the author of several books, including The Instant Physicist. Richard lives in Berkeley, California. Pete Larkin, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has wide voice-over and on-camera experience and has worked in virtually all media. He was the public address announcer for the New York Mets from 1988 to 1993. He has worked as a disc jockey in Baltimore, Washington, and New York, including as host of WNEW-FM's highly rated "Saturday Morning Sixties" program. An award-winning on-camera host, Pete has worked on many industrial films for many of the country's top companies, corporations, and governmental agencies and has done hundreds of commercials, promos, and narrations. His theater experience includes a variety of dramatic, comedic, and musical roles.
"Should be required reading for all informed citizens, as well as Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John McCain." ---Publishers Weekly