Eric Weinstein is a mathematician, cultural commentator and Managing Director of Thiel Capital. He has a theory in physics, called Geometric Unity, which attempts to reconcile quantum field theory and relativity. He’s a walking anomaly and a complete polymath; genius doesn’t do him justice. In this episode, we grab in n’ out, talk about intergenerational […]
“And that is really the founding crime for me in the string revolution, it was the desire to say that everyone who is not part of us is an idiot.” – Eric Weinstein In this portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein discusses the story behind String Theory with Garrett Lisi.
“Peer review is a cancer from outer space. It came from the biomedical community. It invaded science.” – Eric Weinstein In this portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein discusses the issue of peer review with Bret Weinstein.
Eric Weinstein first presented Geometric Unity in three lectures delivered over the course of a week at the University of Oxford by invitation of Marcus du Sautoy, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. The lectures provided a broad overview of the mathematical structures in the theory’s endogenous version, discussed where current effective […]