“One of the most beautiful things about science is that it unifies all of us.”
Janna asks huge questions about our universe, how it started, and where we came from. Her tools? Paper, pen, math and profound curiosity.
Janna’s novel, “A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines,” is about two mathematicians, but its goal is to hit you “in the solar plexus.”
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About Janna Levin
Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn’t trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated “A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines.”