Interview with Dr. Leon Lederman by Joanna Rose, science writer, 7 December 2001.
Dr. Lederman talks about discoveries in physics yet to be made, his book “The God Particle” (5:45), his work on public education in science (7:06), why science is so important to us (9:32), and how we have to change school systems that crush children’s curiosity (11:00).
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