In this video profile from NOVA scienceNOW: "The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers," meet theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. Inspired by Albert Einstein, who died when Kaku was just eight years old, Kaku decided that the field of theoretical physics was for him. Kaku says he usually works only with pencil and paper and that equations dance around in his head. He’s thrilled in his pursuit of universal laws about the universe.
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