November 7, 2010
Posted by: Jae-Ha Kim
Category: Go Away With..., Interviews
Tags: "Sci Fi Science", "Sci Q Sundays", Albert Einstein, antiquing, Berne, CERN, Chiang Mai, Dresden, Germany, Italy, Michio Kaku, Moscow, physicist, quantum theory, Russia, St. Petersburg, Switzerland, Thailand, Venice
Born in San Jose, Calif., and currently residing in Manhattan, scientist Michio Kaku enjoys traveling with his wife. “One of my favorite places is Germany,” says Dr. Kaku, 63. “In its glory days prior to World War II, it was ranked No. 1 in science and is known as the place that gave birth to modern quantum theory. For a scientist, it’s about as close as you could get to a sacred site.” A leading theoretical physicist, Kaku is the host of the Science Channel’s weekly “Sci Fi Science.”
Robert Lamm knows a bit about traveling. In his four decades with the band Chicago, the singer-songwriter-keyboardist has been around the world multiple times. “I could be a travel agent,” Lamm says, laughing. “If this music thing doesn’t work out…” One of his favorite memories is of the trip he and his wife, Joy, took to Munster, Germany.
By Jae-Ha Kim Amazon.com Utilizing aerial shots and a soundtrack that includes folktunes as well as classical masterpieces by Beethoven, Wagner, and Strauss, Visions of Germany is a feast for the eyes and ears. Broken up onto two discs, one 79-minute segment tackles the bucolic sections of Germany along the Rhine, while the other (clocking [...]