James Gates

James Gates

There are times in our worst hour when we discover that what will save us is just the thing we’ve been doing our whole lives.

Check out this story from The Moth by string theorist Jim Gates who had one such epiphany, hearing an unembodied voice telling him to make his own trail while alone on a mountaintop in Iceland, clinging to his mortality.

Gates shares with us a scientist's rich, connected way of looking at the universe, and we've captured him in Twitter form.

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