As a theoretical physicist, Wilczek has been peeking under the hood of our perceived reality for more than 50 years now.
Theoretical physicist Dr. Frank Wilczek isn’t lacking for attention. He just received the Templeton Prize in 2022, adding to the awards for the thinker who won a Nobel Prize for his explorations into the laws of nature. “He is one of those rare and wonderful individuals who bring together...
Frank Wilczek, a Nobel Prize–winning theoretical physicist and author, has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 Templeton Prize, which is valued at more than $1.3 million. The annual award honors those “who harness the power of the sciences to explore the deepest questions of the universe and humankind’s place and purpose within it,” according to a press release from the John Templeton Foundation. Previous recipients include scientists such as Jane Goodall, Marcelo Gleiser and Martin Rees, as well as religious or political leaders such as Mother Theresa and Desmond Tutu.
Physicist Frank Wilczek and Professor Janna Levin discuss Wilczek’s book, “Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality.”