October 20, 2022
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
America/Toronto timezone

Panel Session: 'Luck vs Grit'

Oct 20, 2022, 12:10 PM
45m
PI/1-100 - Theatre (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)

PI/1-100 - Theatre

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

190

Speakers

Arthur McDonald (SNOLab) Asimina Arvanitaki (Perimeter Institute) Katie Mack Kendrick Smith (Perimeter Institute & University of Waterloo) Sheperd Doeleman (Harvard University)

Description

What is the role of luck and serendipity in discovery, and how much is sheer grit? Come hear from a Nobel laureate, Breakthrough prize winners, and several of the most exciting physicists working today on how luck -- or the lack of it -- shapes discovery.

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