Antony Garrett Lisi Quotes

Antony Garrett Lisi Quotes.

Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on th

Surfing is simply the most fun I know how to have on this planet.
Antony Garrett Lisi
My friends are all geeks. And many of them are scientists who love playing outside as much as I do.
Antony Garrett Lisi
I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Math does come easily to me, but I was always much more interested in what theorems imply about the world than in proving them.
Antony Garrett Lisi
I’m afraid the workings of J.J. Abrams’ mind falls outside the predictive capacity of any coherent theory.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
The mathematics of quantum mechanics very accurately describes how our universe works.
Antony Garrett Lisi
My father raised me to think independently and follow my own path in life.
Antony Garrett Lisi
The only thing that makes sense is if the universe is beautiful and simple and elegant.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Science is our last and greatest frontier.
Antony Garrett Lisi
I always found it satisfying that gravity was described by Einstein’s geometric theory of general relativity.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
The mathematics of quantum mechanics very accurately describes how our universe works. And it tells us our reality is continually branching into different possibilities, just like a coral.
Antony Garrett Lisi
There are a lot of good things about string theory, and it’s great that some people want to work on it.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Ninety-five per cent of my time is virtually wasted.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Yeah, I am a guy working on physics outside of academia. But I’m nowhere near Einstein’s caliber.
Antony Garrett Lisi
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.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Deep down, everybody wants to do what they want to be doing. They just feel that they can’t.
Antony Garrett Lisi
Everything that can happen, does. That’s quantum mechanics. But this does not mean everything happens. The rest of physics is about describing what can happen and what can’t.
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 determined to spend your time following your own interests, you pretty much have to do it on your own.
Antony Garrett Lisi