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Capra, Fritjof

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Authors, Educators, Physicists, Writers


1939 - He was born on February 1st in Vienna, Austria.


1966 - Attended the University of Vienna where he studied with Werner Heisenberg and later acquired his Ph.D.


        - He taught and researched theoretical high-energy physics at Orsay in Paris.


1968 - Served as Professor at the University of California in Santa Cruz.


1975-1997 - Published many technical papers and lectured extensively on the philosophical implications of modern science. His most notable works include The Tao of Physics, The Turning Point, screenwriter for the movie MINDWALK, and his most recent book The Web of Life.



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