[Book Review]: First Principles: The Crazy Business of Doing Serious Science

The founding of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretica Physics First Principles

First Principles: The Crazy Business of Doing Serious Science by Howard Burton

Published by Key Porter Books
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Having met Howard Burton a number of times and getting to know his clear focus and overarching personal candour, this book presents a very personal story of building the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) in Waterloo, ON. Overall, what emerges is a rare synergy between two remarkable individuals, Mike Lazaridis the philanthropist and Howard Burton charged to define and implement the fledgling Institute, who were singularly unafraid to break all existing rules and assumptions around what a Physics Institute should be like.Read More ..