Young Widener Alumnus Co-Authors and Illustrates Book Addressing Universal Questions

March 30, 2010

In the upcoming spring issue of Widener Magazine that is due out very soon, we have a short profile of Jeff Blomquist ’06, as well as an excerpt and cartoons he drew from A User’s Guide to the Universe: Surviving the Perils of Black Holes, Time Paradoxes, and Quantum Uncertainty.

Blomquist collaborated with Drexel University Associate Professor Dave Goldberg on the book published by John Wiley and Sons earlier this month.  You’ll have to wait until the magazine arrives in April to read more — although, of course, you can buy the book now.   Here’s a video about Jeff and his experience at Widener and the origins of this work.  The clip also features some of his drawings.



  1. Wow! A user’s guide to the entire universe — that’s quite an ambitious undertaking.

    And the cartoons … well, they help to bring abstract concepts down to earth (pun intended). Can’t wait to see what Jeff might do for an encore.

  2. […] he was a Widener undergrad.  We featured him in the spring issue of Widener Magazine and produced an online video about him including many photos shot in the […]

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