Seeing wonder through the eyes of science | Curio

Seeing wonder through the eyes of science

4 mins | Jan 16, 2021

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek on what drives scientists to build a deeper picture of reality. Like infants exploring how the world works, scientists' work is often inspired by curiosity and awe of the world we live in. "Scientific understanding does not replace the modes of thought we use in everyday life, but it can supplement and enhance them. Rainbows are more beautiful, the starry night is more awesome, and other minds are more fascinating when you view them more fully, by the light of fundamental realities they reflect," explores Wilczek in this short, but inspiring piece for The Wall Street Journal.

publisher logo

From The Wall Street Journal