Last Updated: 24th January 1996
Frank J. Tipler is Professor of Mathematical Physics at Tulane University. He is author, with John D. Barrow, of the praised The Anthropic Cosmological Principle. Dr Tipler's numerous articles have appeared in such journals as Nature, Physical Review, The Astrophysical Journal, and General Relativity and Gravitation Journal. In 1994 his latest book, The Physics of Immortality, was on the bestseller list of der Spiegel for 15 weeks, also the San Francisco Chronicle list for three weeks, and formed the basis of a TV documentary.
He lives in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and New Orleans, Louisiana.