“If you go down the rabbit hole, you find that whenever you ask for purpose you end up asking what the purpose of life is. And to that, not even scientists have an answer.”
Sabine Hossenfelder is theoretical physicist who specialises in the foundations of physics. She is a Research Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies where she leads the Superfluid Dark Matter group. Sabine is the author of Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray, which explores the concept of elegance in fundamental physics and cosmology.
Sabine also manages to find time in her busy schedule to produce music videos and work as a freelance science writer, with her work published in Scientific American, New Scientist and Nautilus. You can also find her ideas in her popular YouTube channel "Science Without The Gobbledygook".
“A physicist who is utterly fearless, completely honest, and quite funny.” - Peter Woit, mathematical physicist