Clifford A. Pickover

Author. Inventor. Mathematician. Educator. A brain writing about brains. [official bio] [recent patents] [list of 30+ books]

[] [main index page] [twitter]

Reality Carnival “group” blog: submit your memes and news links.

Maintains the Internet Encyclopedia of Hoaxes

Mentioned in John Brockman’s What Is Your Dangerous Idea?

Pickover’s books

More notes on Pickover’s books

official page for Archimedes to Hawking

Self-published a novel, The Heaven Virus [The Heaven Virus Appreciation Page]

Main page for Sex, Drugs, Einstein, and Elves: Sushi, Psychedelics, Parallel Universes, and the Quest for Transcendence includes TOC and index. Topics include “fugu sushi and zombies to Proust, psychedelics, quantum theory, New York literary agents, strange Bibles, and the wisdom of Einstein and Holiday-Inn founder Kemmons Wilson” … as well as DMT insectile beings. (See related article, “DMT, Moses, and the Quest for Transcendence.”)

Promo page for Calculus and Pizza: A Math Cookbook for the Hungry Mind includes TOC and index.

Neoreality Science Fiction Series

First-chapter excerpt from Dreaming the Future: The Fantastic Story of Prediction.

Reviews, jacket blurb and index for Time: A Traveler’s Guide.
[near-death experiences (NDE) and time]
[">time travel for non-scientists]

Reviews, jacket blurb and index for Strange Brains and Genius: The Secret Lives of Eccentric Scientists and Madmen.


Pickover's psychedelic fractal art: Untitled picture

Pickover and Religion

Internet Encyclopedia of the Bible, God pages and Godlorica: blog


Sherry Austin’s tribute and interview, “A Nexus of Wonder: The World of Clifford A. Pickover.” (Jan 13, 2009)

Interviewed on This Week in Science, Jul 11, 2006 [mp3]

Interviewed by David Snyder from ACM Membernet circa May 1997 [transcript]

For further reference

The Pickover Report

First published on February 16th, 2009 at 4:46 pm (EST) and last modified on February 23rd, 2009 at 2:08 pm (EST).