Famous People Who Dig Physics


Cosmology isn’t the only way stars get into physics.

Stars possess a certain gravity that draws us toward them. For some stars (of the celebrity type), science has the same magnetic pull.
 
From Brian May to Anne Hathaway, here are some of the shining stars for whom science is a crucial part of the equation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch an interview with Shad at Perimeter Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute is the world’s largest research hub devoted to theoretical physics. The independent Institute was founded in 1999 to foster breakthroughs in the fundamental understanding of our universe, from the smallest particles to the entire cosmos. Research at Perimeter is motivated by the understanding that fundamental science advances human knowledge and catalyzes innovation, and that today’s theoretical physics is tomorrow’s technology. Located in the Region of Waterloo, the not-for-profit Institute is a unique public-private endeavour, including the Governments of Ontario and Canada, that enables cutting-edge research, trains the next generation of scientific pioneers, and shares the power of physics through award-winning educational outreach and public engagement. 
 

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