Robert Hargraves

Robert HargravesRobert Hargraves is a Brown physics PhD and honors AB in mathematics from Dartmouth, where he taught mathematics and initiated computer science. He founded a software company, was a VP at Met Life, an IT consultant at AD Little, then VP of medical device firm Boston Scientific. He has written articles for the Wall Street Journal and is the author of THORIUM: Energy Cheaper Than Coal and Electrifying Our World, and cofounder of the fission energy company ThorCon.


Course Title: Our Burning Economy, Siren Song, and Fission Promise (Winter Term 2023)
Participant Testimonials:

The course was a detailed treatment of energy production and use, taught by a very enthusiastic expert.

Excellent course! A wide view and great examples.

Course Title: Fission is in Fashion (Spring Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

This course was excellent, the best Osher course I have ever taken. Bob's research and materials were excellent, his presentations clear and compelling, and the class discussion stimulating. I hope Bob will offer more classes!

Excellent, Amazing, Great.

Course Title: Electrifying the World: For Climate, For People (Fall Term 2021)
Participant Testimonials:

No question about it: Bob is an expert.

This course did much more than the title would suggest, as it contained a great deal of information on climate warming and remedies for slowing that.


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