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 genetically identical neighbors.
Math does come easily to me, but I was always much more interested in what theorems imply about the world than in proving them.
Ninety-five per cent of my time is virtually wasted.
Deep down, everybody wants to do what they want to be doing. They just feel that they can’t.
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 are perfectly balanced.
Yeah, I am a guy working on physics outside of academia. But I’m nowhere near Einstein’s caliber.
It’s hard to figure out the secrets of the universe when you’re trying to figure out where you and your girlfriend are going to sleep next month.
Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet.
I’m afraid the workings of J.J. Abrams’ mind falls outside the predictive capacity of any coherent theory.
My father raised me to think independently and follow my own path in life.
I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.
My friends are all geeks. And many of them are scientists who love playing outside as much as I do.