Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne

Kip Stephen Thorne (born June 1, 1940) is an American theoretical physicist, known for his prolific contributions in gravitation physics and astrophysics and for having trained a generation of scientists. A longtime friend and colleague of Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan, he was the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) until 2009 and one of the world’s leading experts on the astrophysical implications of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. He continues to do scientific research and is also writing a film.

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Kip Thorne - Films
... Carl Sagan once asked Thorne to examine the time travel section of the manuscript for Contact ... Thorne immediately dismissed Sagan's hypothesis however, he later had an epiphany — wormholes may be used as time machines ... a worm hole and into another dimension", from a treatment by Kip Thorne and producer Lynda Obst ...
Mike Morris (physicist)
... He earned a PhD in physics from Caltech under the supervision of Kip Thorne ... of time travel through traversable wormholes, coauthored in 1987 with Kip Thorne, and Uri Yertsever ... Kip Thorne tells the story of this discovery in his 1995 book Black Holes and Time Warps Einstein's Outrageous Legacy ...
Science Writing Award - Past Winners: Scientist
1994 Kip S ... Thorne (Kip Thorne) W.W ... Norton Company Black Holes and Time Warps Einstein's Outrageous Legacy 1969 Kip S ...