John C. Baez

Mathematical Physicist
Born Jun 12, 1961
Age 55
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Alma Mater Universitas Yalen...

John Carlos Baez is an American mathematical physicist and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) in Riverside, California. He is known for his work on spin foams in loop quantum gravity. More recently, his research has focused on applications of higher categories to physics and other things.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on June 12, 1961.


1982 21 Years Old He graduated from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics in 1982.
1986 25 Years Old In 1986, he graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a Doctor of Philosophy under the direction of Irving Segal. … Read More


1993 32 Years Old Baez is also known to science fans as the author of This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics, an irregular column on the internet featuring mathematical exposition and criticism. He started This Week's Finds in 1993 for the Usenet community, and it now has a worldwide following in its new form, the blog "Azimuth". … Read More


2010 49 Years Old …  On January 14, 2010 Baez announced that he is leaving categorical mathematical physics. … Read More
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