Hans Grassmann, Germany
2011 in Berlin
Hans Grassmann examined the social, cultural and ecological benefits of physics with his books: "Das Top Quark, Picasso und Mercedes Benz" (1997), "Alles Quark. Ein Physikbuch" (1999), most recently "Ahnung von der Materie. Physik für alle" (2008). At the University of Udine, he and his students developed a mirror system for heat generation: the linear mirror.