Guillen, Michael (Arthur)

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GUILLEN, Michael (Arthur)

GUILLEN, Michael (Arthur). American, b. 1940. Genres: Mathematics/Statistics, Sciences, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, teacher of physics and math in Core Curriculum Program, 1985-; WCVB-TV, Boston, MA, science editor, 1985-; ABC-TV, NYC, science editor for Good Morning, America, 1988-; ABC News, NYC, science correspondent for programs, 1990-. Writer and host of television specials; appeared in television specials; appeared as guest in television series; appears as "Dr. Universe" on Internet magazine, Kidzine, ABC-TV and America Online, 1996-; chief consultant to television special, "A Mathematical Mystery Tour," Nova, PBS; science and technical contributor to CBS Morning News, CBS; technical advisor to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; participant in educational improvement programs. Conducted research on theoretical plasma physics, liquid physics, and astrophysics. Publications: NONFICTION: Bridges to Infinity: The Human Side of Mathematics, 1984; Five Equations that Changed the World: The Power and Poetry of Mathematics, 1995. TELEPLAYS: (and host) Heads or Tails: Predicting the Unpredictable, 1987; (and host) Greenland Polar Ice Cap, 1991; (and host) Monteverde Cloud Forest, 1991; (and host) War in the Gulf: Answering Children's Questions, 1991; (and host) What Are the Differences Between Men and Women?, 1991; (and host) Russian Space Program, 1992; (and host) U.S. Disabled Ski Team, 1992; Laetrile: The Last Chance; Time, Tides and Tuning Forks; To Be or Not to Be: Endangered Species of New England. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Good Morning America, ABC-TV, 147 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023, U.S.A.

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