Andrzej Horzela was born in 1952 in Krak?w, Poland. He studied physics at the Jagiellonian University in Krak?w from 1971 to 1976. In 1980 he received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the Jagiellonian University, and was appointed to the Department of Theoretical Physics of the Henryk Niewodnicza?ski Institute of Nuclear Physics in Krak?w, where he is presently employed. In 1986-1987 he was research scientist at the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics of the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research in Dubna, and in 1993 at Georgia State University in Athens, Georgia. He is the author of some 40 scientific papers devoted to the foundations of quantum theory and special relativity.