Lawrence Krauss is the author of the new book The Greatest Story Ever Told–So Far: Why are we here?. Lawrence is a renowned theoretical physicist, is director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University. He is the author of more than 300 scientific publications and nine books, including the international bestsellers, A Universe from Nothing and The Physics of Star Trek. The recipient of numerous awards, Krauss is a regular columnist for newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker, and he appears frequently on radio, television, and in feature films.
James Gardner, a well-known and widely-published complexity theorist, discusses his book The Intelligent Universe; A.I., ET, and the Emerging Mind of the Cosmos. His first book, Biocosm, was selected as one of the 10 best science books of 2003. James Gardner is a former Oregon State Senator and graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School. He currently works as a lawyer, reviews science books for The Oregonian, and lives in Portland with his family.