Freeman Dyson

200px-Freeman_DysonFreeman John Dyson (American; born December 15, 1923) Freeman Dyson is not one man but ten. Apart from his critical work on quantum electrodynamics Dyson has been involved in designing nuclear reactors and rocketships, in securing a limited test ban treaty and keeping tactical nuclear weapons out of Vietnam, in proposing a novel theory for the origin of life, and in launching the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. He helped create adaptive optics and originated the study of the cosmos in the distant future. Dyson is also an outspoken speaker on topics such as climate change, biotechnology, and the prospective human migration into space. A modern day Renaissance man. Read more…

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