Profile: Grace Spruch

Professor

Faculty
Department of Physics

After some research in nuclear physics, more in condensed matter physics, luminescence in particular, in recent years she has devoted most non classroom time to writing about science for peers and for the general public. She has authored, edited or translated (sometimes with a partner) six books, numerous articles in professional journals and more popular journals such as Physics Today and New Scientist and, for the general public, in publications such as The New York Times, The American Scholar, The New Republic....

  • Education

    BA Brooklyn College, CUNY
    MS University of Pennsylvania
    PhD New York University

  • Publications

    Recent Publications:

    Peter Kapitsa. Grace Marmor Spruch. In Biographical Encyclopedia of
    Science, Salem Press, Pasadena, California, 1997.

    Tsung-Dao Lee. Grace Marmor Spruch. In Biographical Encyclopedia of
    Science, Salem Press, Pasadena, California, 1997.

    Did Moby Dick Break Boyle's Law? Grace Marmor Spruch. The American Scholar, Fall, 1998.

    "Pop Psychohistory of Science: Newton and Leonardo, Some Common Denominators". Grace Marmor Spruch, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, January, 1996.