The Author

David Harriman earned his master’s degree in physics from the University of Maryland, and his master’s in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University. He has worked as an applied physicist, analyzing errors in gravitational models used by inertial navigation systems, and he is editor of Journals of Ayn Rand. He has lectured and published articles on the scientific revolution, the concept “space,” and the influence of Kantian philosophy on modern physics. His Op-Eds have been published in numerous newspapers, including USA Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Orange County Register, the Sacramento Bee and the Denver Post. Working with Tom VanDamme, he co-founded Falling Apple Science Institute, a nonprofit that is developing a unique K-12 science curriculum based on the inductive method.