Eric Weinstein discusses what makes science great.

Do we need to rethink how we approach science?

Join Eric Weinstein for an in-depth interview where he explains the need to go beyond good science to pursue great science. He also discusses the influence of religious thinking on physics, the destiny of the scientific enterprise and the pursuit of truth.

Eric Weinstein is a mathematical physicist and the host of the podcast The Portal. He is the former Managing Director of Thiel Capital in San Francisco and was formerly a Co-Founder and Principal of the Natron Group in Manhattan as well as a Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University for the Mathematical Institute.

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