Physical Science / Unique Secret

Jim Gates

“Most of the time when we make up ideas, they’re wrong. However when we get it right, it’s amazing.”


Jim Gates is a theoretical physicist who studies string and makes up theories.


Jim is a faith/science navigator of heaven and earth.

Universal Symphony

Jim Gates explains that much of his work involves making things up.

Faith and Science

Some people think they're oil and water. But Jim Gates knows better.

30 Second Science with Jim Gates

String theory is a complicated concept that is famously difficult to explain. Go, Jim, go!

10 Questions for Jim Gates

How can science and faith be better friends? Is there any string involved in string theory? And who influenced Jim’s hair style?

The Importance of Doing Science

Why is science necessary? Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains just how badly we’re going to need it down the road.

The Early Years

Jim Gates describes how a character on the TV show Make Room For Daddy (1953-1965) opened his eyes to MIT.

About Jim Gates

Jim Gates is Professor & Director of the Center for String & Particle Theory at the University of Maryland. He also recently received the National Medal of Science from President Obama. We consider Jim a Science/Faith Healer because he often speaks publicly about how human beings don’t need science or faith, but that, in fact, we need both.