Freeman Dyson

Formerly at Princeton University

Freeman John Dyson is a British-American physicist and mathematician, famous for his work in quantum mechanics, nuclear weapons design and policy, and for his serious theorizing in futurism and science fiction concepts, including the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Dyson was professor of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

He is a lifelong opponent of nationalism, and a proponent of nuclear disarmament and international cooperation.

Featured Work

NOV 25, 1997 Article

Nizer Lectures (1994–1998): Technology and Social Justice

"How can we make ethics drive technology in such a way that the evil consequences are minimized and the good maximized?" In this insightful and ...