Eva Silverstein

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Physicists Mourn Joe Polchinski, Developer of Deep Ideas and Paradoxes

February 20, 2018

The theoretical physicist Joe Polchinski, who died February 2, left a tremendous professional and personal legacy, says a friend and collaborator.

About the author

Eva Silverstein is a professor of physics at Stanford University. She works on string theory and early universe cosmology.