Ask a Nobel Laureate

September 23, 2008

Physicist Dr. Leon Lederman sets up a card table on the street to answer science questions from passersby.

What’s the strong force?

As a photographer of liquids, how can I get more variety in the behavior of my subject?

At ScienCentral. Part 2 is also available.

What does this have to do with getting stuff done? Maybe nothing. Or maybe, as the gentleman I met last night claimed, “I used to work in academic publishing. All those professors are smart, but the ones who excel and make it onto places like Harvard and do amazing things are really just better at knowing how to prioritize their work so have time for the cool research.”