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Encyclopedia > Michael H. Hart

Michael H. Hart (born April 28, 1932 in New York City) is an American astrophysicist turned author and activist. He has worked for NASA and been a professor of astronomy at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland and a professor of physics at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He holds degrees in physics, astronomy, and law and is the author of the book, The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, which has been translated into a number of languages. April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1676 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area... An astrophysicist is a person whose profession is astrophysics. ... The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States Government, responsible for that nations public space program. ... Anne Arundel Community College is located in Arnold, Maryland and is considered to be one of the top community colleges in the nation. ... Arnold is a census-designated place located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. ... Trinity University is an independent, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts and sciences university in San Antonio, Texas. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... Physics (Greek: (phúsis), nature and (phusiké), knowledge of nature) is the science concerned with the fundamental laws of the universe and their precise formulation in a mathematical framework. ... A giant Hubble mosaic of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant Astronomy is the science of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earths atmosphere (such as auroras and cosmic background radiation). ... Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ... In 1978, Michael H. Hart published a book called The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History. ...

Hart, who describes himself as a white separatist[1], has been a frequent attendee of conferences held by the New Century Foundation, publisher of the American Renaissance, which has been described as a "racist newsletter" by the Southern Poverty Law Center.[2] [3] Hart delivered a paper at a 1996 conference describing his proposal to partition the United States into four states: a white state, a black state, a Hispanic state, and an integrated mixed-race state.[4] At a 2006 conference, he had a public confrontation with former Klansman and former Louisiana politician David Duke over Duke's anti-Semitic remarks during a speech (Hart is Jewish.).[3] White separatism is a political movement that promotes a separate homeland for white people. ... The New Century Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization founded in 1994 to study immigration and race relations so as to better understand the consequences of America’s increasing diversity. ... American Renaissance (AR) is a monthly white separatist magazine published by the New Century Foundation. ... The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an American non-profit legal organization, whose stated purpose is to combat racism and promote civil rights through research, education, and litigation. ... David Ernest Duke (born July 1, 1950) is a former Louisiana state representative, a candidate in presidential primaries for both the Democratic and Republican parties, and former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. ...


  • The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, 1978
  • Extra-Terrestrials, Where Are They? (co-edited with Ben Zuckerman), 1982
  • A View from the Year 3000

Further reading

  • Interview with Michael H. Hart by Russell K. Neili, April 14, 2000. Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism in America, edited by Carol M. Swain and Russ Nieli, Cambridge University Press, 2003, pg. 184–202.


  1. ^ Swain and Nieli, page 201.
  2. ^ Swain and Neili, page 184.
  3. ^ a b Heidi Beirich and Mark Potok, "Irreconcilable Differences: A schism over anti-Semitism threatens a key 'white nationalist' group. The outcome could be critical to the radical right.", Southern Poverty Law Center.
  4. ^ Swain and Nieli, pages 184–5.



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