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James Trefil

American physicist


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James Stanley Trefil is an American physicist and author of nearly fifty books. Much of his published work focuses on science for the general audience. Since 1988 he served as Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia and as Robinson Professor of Physics at George Mason University. Among his books is Are We Unique?, an argument for human uniqueness in which he questions the comparisons between human intelligence and artificial intelligence. Trefil has also given presentations to judges and public officials about the intersections between science and the law.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

George Mason University

Public liberal arts and research university in Fairfax, Virginia

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#2252 World Rank
#34806 World Rank