Lawrence M. Krauss is Foundation Professor and director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 scientific articles as well as a variety of general articles on physics and astronomy. Krauss has also authored several celebrated books, including Hiding in the Mirror: The Mysterious Allure of Extra Dimensions, from Plato to String Theory and Beyond and the best-selling The Physics of Star Trek. Krauss is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 1999-2000 Award for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology, and the Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize of the American Physical Society. He was nominated for a Grammy award for his liner notes for a Telarc CD of music from Star Trek.