Prominent physical scientist Dr. Henry F. “Fritz” Schaeffer to address students
NEW YORK—On Friday, March 7, The King’s College will welcome Dr. Henry “Fritz” Schaeffer to address students in a talk entitled, "Quantum Physics and Faith."
Schaeffer is one of the most popular and widely recognized physical scientists in the world. He is the Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry and the director of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry at the University of Georgia, and from 1981-1997 was the sixth most highly cited chemist in the world. Formerly, he was a faculty member at the University of California at Berkley.
During his career, Schaeffer has received four of the most prestigious awards offered by the American Chemical Society, as well as the most highly esteemed Centenary Medal, given to a non-British subject by London’s Royal Society of Chemistry. A December 23, 1991 U.S. News and World Report cover story speculated that he has been a “five time nominee for the Nobel Prize.”
Schaeffer is a popular proponent of intelligent design and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of several articles including the highly popular and controversial, The Big Bang, Stephen Hawking, and God.
The King’s College is a Christian liberal arts college located in the Empire State Building in New York City.
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