Jim Gates- The Moth: "Go Tell It on the Mountain" (2013)

A physicist climbs many mountains over the course of his career. [Sylvester James Gates, Jr. '73PhD '77] is a Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is currently exploring computer software codes hidden inside of superstring theory equations. In 2009, Jim was appointed to the Maryland State Board of Education and the U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and in 2013 he was a recipient of the National Medal of Science.

The Moth and the World Science Festival , 2013

Timeline: 2010s
School: School of Science
Department: Physics
Career: Arts & HumanitiesScience
Object: Video
Collection: Europe, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Sylvester James Gates, Jr.