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With Steven Weinberg’s death, physics loses a titan

Mythology has its titans. So do the movies. And so does physics. Just one fewer now.

Steven Weinberg died July 23, at the age of 88. He was one of the key intellectual leaders in physics during the second half of the 20th century, and he remained a leading voice and active contributor and teacher through the first two decades of the 21st.

On lists of the greats of his era he was always mentioned along with Richard Feynman, Murray Gell-Mann and … well, just Feynman and Gell-Mann.

Among his peers, Weinberg was one of the most respected figures in all of physics or perhaps all of science.

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“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers which can’t be questioned”. – Richard Feynman… Read more...

Accelerate your work in 2018: Fellowship, Prizes, Workshop

We’re thrilled to open up applications for the 2018 Foresight Fellowship, Feynman Prizes and Student Award, and Spring workshop starting now!


The 2018 Foresight Fellowship

After the excellent strides by our inaugural class of 2017 Foresight Fellows, we are glad to continue the Foresight Fellowship in 2018 to help committed change-makers create the future humanity needs.

Specific benefits to Fellows during the program:

  • Sponsorship to attend at least one invite-only Foresight workshop or event
  • Connection to Fellows and mentors
  • Representation on our website, in our newsletter, and in a short video on their work
  • Other opportunities to increase their skills to succeed in their endeavors

We’ll consider all applications, but especially welcome applications in the fields of Nanotechnology (molecular machines, atomically-precise construction), Artificial Intelligence & Artificial General Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchains, and Longevity.

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