Michio Kaku's Contributions
  • Coral Reefs in Danger

    The director of the census bureau in charge of marine species, called the Global Marine Species Assessment, has issued a warning about the deterioration of earth's coral reefs. It was stated that perhaps within...

  • More Chances to be a Part of the Filming for Season 2 of Sci Fi Science

    I would like to thank all the people who showed up on Thursday in New York to be part of filming Sci Fi Science, second season. We filmed two episodes of the program (about how to terraform Mars, and how to...

  • The Glory Days of NASA Are Over

    Many people were left gasping when President Obama unveiled his new plan for outer space, including his proposal to cancel NASA's Constellation program. It turns out that the great recession of 2008 and 2009 has...

  • A Possible Solar Storm in 2012?

    Not long ago, a report quoting NASA scientists was issued by the National Academy of Science, the highest scientific advisory body to the United States Congress. The report said something that used to be...

  • Is Time Travel Possible? -- Part II

    As we mentioned in a previous post, Einstein himself was worried about the possibility that time travel was built into his General Theory of Relativity. In 1949, when his good friend Kurt Gödel showed that a...

  • Small-Scale Invisibility Cloaks

    For generations, the topic of invisibility has been of great interest. Although it was once dismissed as science fiction, it has now become reality on a small scale. Physics textbooks around the world must be...

  • The Changing Climate

    I have often been asked about my thoughts on the recently increased storm activity and global warming. The fact is, you cannot judge a book by its cover, so you cannot make any definitive statements one way or the...

  • Albert Einstein: A Person for the Ages

    I would put Albert Einstein among the 20 top people who have ever lived, in terms of their impact on our way of life. Kings, queens, and emperors have come and gone, without leaving a trace, but Einstein helped to...

  • Deadly Earthquakes and Tsunamis

    It is likely that, within our lifetime, we will see a big earthquake ravage a populated area, such as northern Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, or Istanbul, to name a few major cities. These are earthquakes...

  • IMAX Hubble 3D & the James Webb Space Telescope

    IMAX Hubble 3D, hitting the theaters on March 19, features the most famous space telescope of all, the Hubble, launched in April 1990. Soaring above the earth's atmosphere, it gives the clearest picture of the...