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Leonard Mlodinow is a physicist and author.

Mlodinow was born in Chicago, Illinois, of parents who were both Holocaust survivor. His father, who spent more than a year in the Buchenwald death camp, had been a leader in the Jewish resistance under Nazi rule in his hometown of Cz?stochowa, Poland. As a child, Mlodinow was interested in both mathematics and chemistry, and while in high school was tutored in organic chemistry by a professor from the University of Illinois.

As recounted in his book, Feynman's Rainbow, his interest turned to physics during a semester he took off from college to spend on a kibbutz in Israel, during which he had little to do at night beside reading The Feynman Lectures on Physics, which was one of the few English books he found in the kibbutz library.

While a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, and on the faculty at Caltech, he developed (with N. Papanicolaou) a new type of perturbation theory for eigenvalue problems in quantum mechanics. Later, as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Physics and Astrophysik in Munich, Germany, he did pioneering work (with M. Hillery) on the quantum theory of dielectric media.

Apart from his research and books on popular science, he also wrote the screenplay for the film Beyond the Horizon (currently in production) and has been a screenwriter for television series, including The Next Generation and MacGyver. He co-authored (with Matt Costello) a children's chapter book series entitled The Kids of Einstein Elementary.

Between 2008 and 2010, Mlodinow worked on a book with Stephen Hawking, entitled The Grand Design. A step beyond Hawking's other titles, The Grand Design is said to explore both the question of the existence of the universe and the issue of why the laws of physics are what they are.

Mlodinow currently teaches at Caltech and is in discussions about producing a book with the controversial spiritualist Deepak Chopra.

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Total Books: 56
The Upright Thinkers The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos
De Primatas a Astronautas A Jornada do Homem em Busca do Conhecimento
2015 - De Primatas a Astronautas a Jornada Do Homem Em Busca Do Conhecimento [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788537814673
ISBN-10: 8537814679
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Subliminal
2014 - Subliminal (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780241960547
ISBN-10: 0241960541
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Subliminal How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
2013 - Subliminal How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780307472250
ISBN-10: 0307472256
Genres: Business & Money, Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Subliminar
2013 - Subliminar [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788537809594
ISBN-10: 8537809594
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War of the Worldviews Where Science and Spirituality Meet -- and Do Not
The Grand Design
2011 - The Grand Design (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780553384666
ISBN-10: 055338466X
Genre: Science & Math
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War of the Worldviews Science vs Spirituality
2011 - War of the Worldviews Science Vs Spirituality (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780307886880
ISBN-10: 0307886883
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Science & Math
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Feynman's Rainbow A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life
2011 - Feynman's Rainbow a Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307946492
ISBN-10: 0307946495
Genre: Science & Math
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Andar do Bebado
2011 - Andar Do Bebado [Edicao de Bolso - Em Portugues do Brasil] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788537807675
ISBN-10: 8537807672
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The Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives
2009 - The Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives [Your Coach in a Box] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781596592797
ISBN-10: 1596592796
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation, Nonfiction
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Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives
2009 - Drunkard's Walk How Randomness Rules Our Lives (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780141026473
ISBN-10: 0141026472
Genre: Science & Math
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Euclid's Window The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2008 - Euclid's Window the Story of Geometry From Parallel Lines to Hyperspace (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435296671
ISBN-10: 1435296672
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Brevisima Historia Del Tiempo/a Brief History of Time
2005 - Brevisima Historia Del Tiempo/a Brief History of Time (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788484326373
ISBN-10: 8484326373
Genres: History, Science & Math
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Feynmans Regenbogen
2005 - Feynmans Regenbogen (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783379008266
ISBN-10: 3379008265
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The Last Dinosaur
2004 - The Last Dinosaur [Kids of Einstein Elementary] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780439537735
ISBN-10: 0439537738
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 4

Feynman's Rainbow  A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life
Some Time with Feynman
2004 - Some Time with Feynman [Penguin Press Science] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141009537
ISBN-10: 0141009535
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math
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Some Time with Feynman A Search for Beauty in Physics and Life
2003 - Some Time with Feynman a Search for Beauty in Physics and Life (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780713996432
ISBN-10: 0713996439
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Euclid's Window  The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace
2002 - Euclid's Window the Story of Geometry From Parallel Lines to Hyperspace (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684865249
ISBN-10: 0684865246
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Das Fenster zum Universum Eine kleine Geschichte der Geometrie
2002 - Das Fenster Zum Universum Eine Kleine Geschichte Der Geometrie (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783593369310
ISBN-10: 3593369311
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