Shimon Malin - Physics and Astronomy Faculty - Colgate University

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Shimon Malin

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Degree

MSc, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1961; PhD, University of Colorado, 1968

Specialties

Introductory physics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, quantum theory, special and general relativity, physics and philosophy

Interests

General relativity and cosmology, quantum mechanics and its foundations, group theory, physics and philosophy

Publications

Nature Loves to Hide, Quantum Mechanics and Reality, a Western Perspective (forthcoming, 1999); coauthor, Introduction to the Theory of Representations of the Rotation and Lorentz Group (1976); "The Collapse of Quantum States: A New Interpretation" (Foundations of Physics, 1993), "The Ontological Status of Quantum States" (Proceedings of the Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics, Helsinki, Finland, 1994); coauthor with M. Carmeli, "A New Approach to Quantum Gravity" (Communications in Theoretical Physics, 1991); articles in publications such as The Physical Review, The Journal of Mathematical Physics, Annals of Physics, Nuovo Cimento, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Foundations of Physics; referee for The Physical Review, The American Journal of Physics, Physics Essays and Foundations of Physics

Distinctions

Grants from Sloan Foundation, Israeli Academy of Sciences, NSF