Dr. Adam Becker

ADAM BECKER is an astrophysicist and author. The New York Times praised his recent breakout debut, WHAT IS REAL? THE UNFINISHED QUEST FOR THE MEANING OF QUANTUM PHYSICS, as “a thorough, illuminating exploration of the most consequential controversy raging in modern science.” The Washington Post called it “splendid”, and Science Magazine dubbed Adam “a riveting storyteller”. Adam has also written for the BBC, NPR, Scientific American, NOVA, New Scientist, Publishers Weekly, and Aeon. Working with the BBC, he recorded a series of animated videos on physics and astronomy. Adam has a PhD in cosmology and is currently a visiting scholar at at UC Berkeley’s Office for the History of Science and Technology.