Lee Smolin

  • Founding member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada
    Theoretical physicist
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Lee Smolin's Presentations

ideaCity 2003 June 2003

TED2003 February 2003

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How science is like democracy: Physicist Lee Smolin talks about how the scientific community works: as he puts it, "we fight and argue as hard as we can," but everyone accepts that the next generation of scientists will decide who's right. And, he says, that's how democracy works, too.

How science is like democracy: Physicist Lee Smolin talks about how the scientific community works: as he puts it, "we fight and argue as hard as we can," but everyone accepts that the next generation of scientists will decide who's right. And, he says, that's how democracy works, too.

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