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Brian Greene
  • Name: Brian Greene
  • Born: 02/09/1963 (57 years old)
  • Known for: String theory, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, The Hidden Reality

Brian Randolph Greene (born February 9, 1963) is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician, and string theorist. He has been a professor at Columbia University since 1996 and chairman of the World Science Festival since co-founding it in 2008. Greene has worked on mirror symmetry, relating two different Calabi–Yau manifolds (concretely, relating the conifold to one of its orbifolds). He also described the flop transition, a mild form of topology change, showing that topology in string theory can change at the conifold point.

Birth Name: Brian Randolph Greene

School: Harvard University (BA), Magdalen College, Oxford (PhD)

Alias: Brian Randolph Greene

Birth Place: New York City, U.S.

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