Meet David Kaiser, Ph.D.

Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations

David Kaiser, Ph.D., Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science; Department Head Program in Science, Technology, and Society; Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Kaiser's historical research focuses on the development of physics in the United States during the Cold War. His physics research focuses on early-universe cosmology, working at the interface of particle physics and gravitation. He is the author of award-winning books for the general public. He is featured frequently in the media.

Dr. Kaiser appeared on SftPublic's Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations program January 13, 2015 to discuss The Social Context of Science and his recent book at that time, How the Hippies Saved Physics.

David Kaiser on The Evolving Culture of Engagement
Dr. Kaiser on A Tale of Two Textbooks: Experiments in Genre

David Kaiser, New York Times Nov 06, 2015 How Politics Shaped General Relativity