Antony Garrett Lisi
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Antony Garrett Lisi
It is extraordinarily difficult, even in academia, to find a job that will let you do whatever you want with your time. If you are…
If you share an office next to a guy for twenty years, and you like him and you’re friends with him, it’s hard to tell…
Coral is a very beautiful and unusual animal. Each coral head consists of thousand of individual polyps. These polyps are continually budding and branching into…
As with any large investment, it can be emotionally difficult to abandon a line of research when it isn’t working out. But in science, if…
Being poor sucks… It’s hard to figure out the secrets of the universe when you’re trying to figure out where you and your girlfriend are…
Yeah, I am a guy working on physics outside of academia. But I’m nowhere near Einstein’s caliber.
There are a lot of good things about string theory, and it’s great that some people want to work on it.
The only thing that makes sense is if the universe is beautiful and simple and elegant.
Science is our last and greatest frontier.
Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet.
Ninety-five per cent of my time is virtually wasted.
My father raised me to think independently and follow my own path in life.
My friends are all geeks. And many of them are scientists who love playing outside as much as I do.
Math does come easily to me, but I was always much more interested in what theorems imply about the world than in proving them.
I always found it satisfying that gravity was described by Einstein’s geometric theory of general relativity.
I’ve gotten e-mails asking, ‘Are you taking students?’ Well, come visit and I’ll be happy to talk to you. But I’m not a degree-granting institution.
You cannot think when you’re ecstatic.
Deep down, everybody wants to do what they want to be doing. They just feel that they can’t.
I’m afraid the workings of J.J. Abrams’ mind falls outside the predictive capacity of any coherent theory.
What physics tells us is that everything comes down to geometry and the interactions of elementary particles. And things can happen only if these interactions…
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