Brian Greene is professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and is widely regarded for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in mathematical physics and superstring theory, including the co-discoveries of mirror symmetry and topology change. He is the author of The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, which have collectively spent sixty-five weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list and sold more than two million copies worldwide. His newest book, Until the End of Time, will be published in March, 2020.
Professor Greene has made frequent media appearances on programs such as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and has hosted two NOVA specials, based on The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos, which were nominated for four Emmy Awards and won a George Foster Peabody Award. He has also had cameo appearances in Hollywood films Maze, Frequency, and the Last Mimzy, and played himself in an episode of The Big Bang Theory.
Professor Greene is the director of Columbia’s Center for Theoretical Physics and with producer Tracy Day, he is co-founder of the World Science Festival.