J. Richard Gott III


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in Louisville, Kentucky, The United States
February 08, 1947

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John Richard Gott III is a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University. He is known for developing and advocating two cosmological theories with the flavour of science fiction: Time travel and the Doomsday argument.

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Time Travel in Einstein's U...

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“If you see an antimatter version of yourself running towards you, think twice before embracing.”
J. Richard Gott, Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time

“People, of course, like to think that they are special -- that's exciting. It's disappointing to discover otherwise.”
J. Richard Gott III

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