Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Art in Science

Theoretical physicist Alan Lightman speaks about the importance of art in science on MIT TechTV.

Lightman, who visits this coming Thursday, was born in Memphis Tennessee in 1948, son of Richard Lightman, a movie theater owner, and Jeanne Garretson, a dancing teacher and volunteer Braille typist. From an early age, he was entranced by both science and the arts and, while in high school, began independent science projects and writing poetry.... More.