GERALD SCHROEDER taught
physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a period of seven
years. (He earned his PhD in two fields: Earth and Planetary Sciences;
and, Nuclear Physics at MIT as well.)
He has authored
some 60 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and the results
of his research have been reported in Time and Newsweek magazines, Scientific
American, and newspapers from Boston to Adelaide, Australia.
As a consultant
to the US Government, he participated in the formulation of nuclear non-proliferation
treaties with the former Soviet Union. In this context he witnessed the
detonation of six atomic bombs, at the US testing facility.
He has also
acted as consultant to government agencies in Canada, the Peoples Republic
of China, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
Recently, he has authored GENESIS AND THE BIG BANG, published by Bantam Doubleday, now in six languages; and, THE SCIENCE OF GOD, published by Free Press of Simon & Schuster.