“If your goal is to discover new, deeper laws, you need to mix with philosophers again.”

Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist who has been, since 2001, a founding and senior faculty member at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. His main contributions have been to the quantum theory of gravity. He has been a co-inventor and major contributor to the field in two major directions: loop quantum gravity and deformed special relativity. He is the author of more than 150 scientific papers and numerous essays and writings for the public on science. His most recent book, Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution, criticises the current state of quantum mechanics and offers a new model of the atomic world.

“Smolin is an extremely creative thinker who has been a leader in theoretical physics for many years.” – Adam Frank, physicist

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