Alan Lightman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Alan Lightman

Physicist, science writer, essayist, novelist

Date of Birth: 28-Nov-1948

Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Profession: writer, physicist, astrophysicist, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Alan Lightman

  • Alan Paige Lightman is an American physicist and writer.
  • He has served on the faculties of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is currently professor of the practice of the humanities at MIT.
  • He is the author of the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams.
  • Einstein's Dreams has been adapted into dozens of independent theatrical productions and is one of the most widely used "common books" on college campuses.
  • Lightman's novel The Diagnosis was a finalist for the National Book Award.
  • He is also the founder of the Harpswell Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance a new generation of women leaders in Southeast Asia.

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