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[–] rwbj 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

I assumed this was clickbait, but the person this article is talking about is Nima Arkani-Hamed. To give the article some context he is one of the biggest names in particle physics and a household name of sorts in US science. Put another way often times it seems these things are either nobodies trying to make a name for themselves through politics, or somebody trying to become somebody by tearing other people down. That is definitely not the case here. The title's also somewhat misleading. He's American - born in Texas where his father (both parents Iranian) was working on the Apollo project.