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Physics: Building the future one theory at a time

Andres Schlief, a Perimeter Scholars International student, touches on how the study of physics will help build the future, and why it is important for physicists to keep everyone else in the loop. This video is from the April 2, 2014 Perimeter Institute Public Lecture, “The Future of Physics: Kate Lunau in Conversation with Emerging Talent at Perimeter Institute.” You can watch the full lecture here: For more information about Perimeter Institute, click here: For more information about the Perimeter Scholars International program, click here:


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