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Professor of Physics and Astronomy, San José State University

Ken Wharton is a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at San Jose State University. Initially an experimentalist, since 2007 his research focus has been in Quantum Foundations, devising models of what might really be happening down at the quantum scale, even when we're not looking. He has also written a number of popular science pieces, appearing in venues such as New Scientist, Aeon, and Nautilus.


  • 2001–2023
    Professor, San Jose State University