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Michio Kaku

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“I want to know how far you can push science until it completely falls apart.”


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Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist who wants to create a one-inch equation that would explain everything.


Michio is a figure skater who likes to throw his wife in the air… while they’re skating together.

Theory of Everything

Michio Kaku takes the baton from Einstein and tries to explain everything in a one-inch equation.

You Can Spin Forever

Michio Kaku, Isaac Newton, and a pair of ice skates make magic.

30 Second Science with Michio Kaku

We give Michio Kaku 30 seconds to describe his science and he talks about pretzels.

10 Questions for Michio Kaku

We ask Michio Kaku 10 questions and he disses Buck Rogers.

Blog Posts

The Wire
Ask Michio Your Questions
Spinning Into Oblivion
Science Fiction?
While Visions of Equations Danced in His Head
Michio On Letterman!
How To Touch People
Spinning With Newton


About Michio Kaku

Michio teaches physics at the City University of New York, is a best-selling author, and hosts his own radio and television series on science. He is the author of two New York Times best sellers, Physics of the Impossible , and Physics of the Future . He has also hosted numerous documentaries on the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and also BBC-TV.

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.