Antony Garrett Lisi - Quotes

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I think the universe is pure geometry - basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time. ---->>>

Math does come easily to me, but I was always much more interested in what theorems imply about the world than in proving them. ---->>>

The mathematics of quantum mechanics very accurately describes how our universe works. ---->>>

Science is our last and greatest frontier. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet. ---->>>

The only thing that makes sense is if the universe is beautiful and simple and elegant. ---->>>

I'm afraid the workings of J.J. Abrams' mind falls outside the predictive capacity of any coherent theory. ---->>>

You cannot think when you're ecstatic. ---->>>

I always found it satisfying that gravity was described by Einstein's geometric theory of general relativity. ---->>>

Ninety-five per cent of my time is virtually wasted. ---->>>

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 going to sleep next month. ---->>>

Yeah, I am a guy working on physics outside of academia. But I'm nowhere near Einstein's caliber. ---->>>

Deep down, everybody wants to do what they want to be doing. They just feel that they can't. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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 something isn't working, you have to toss it out and try something else. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

There are a lot of good things about string theory, and it's great that some people want to work on it. ---->>>

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 him that you think that his whole idea of how the universe works is completely wrong. ---->>>

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 determined to spend your time following your own interests, you pretty much have to do it on your own. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-24, 1968
Occupation: Physicist

Antony Garrett Lisi (born January 24, 1968), known as Garrett Lisi, is an American theoretical physicist and adventure sports enthusiast. Lisi works as an independent researcher without an academic position. He is a strong proponent of balance in life, in his case between scientific research and enjoyment of the outdoors (wikipedia)