HotAIR - Shelson Glashow



Profound Insights of the Laureates

by Marc Abrahams

Sheldon Glashow is Higgins Professor of Physics and Mellon Professor of the Sciences at Harvard University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979 for his work leading to development of the electroweak theory, uniting electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force, two of the fundamental forces of nature, under a single guage theory. We spoke in his office in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

QUESTION: What time do you get up in the morning?

About 8 AM.

QUESTION: What time do you arrive at the lab?

About 9:00. Sometimes I get there as early as 8:30, sometimes as late as 10:00.

QUESTION: How do you get to work?

I take the Subaru, unless it doesn't start. In that case, I stay home.

QUESTION: Do you have any advice for young people who are entering the field?

I don't remember meeting any.

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