"I don’t drink. I used to drink, and then I drank too much, and I had to stop. That surprises a lot of audiences. I don’t look like someone who used to do anything. I just look like I was sitting in a room in a chair, eating saltines for like, twenty eight years.”
Expert-level badassism of Steven Weinberg.
Seen yesterday in Madrid at the workshop “Fine-Tuning, Anthropics and the String Landscape”, specifically in the presentation “Eternal Inflation and the Measure Problem" by Alan Guth. Other speakers were Lisa Randall, Tom Banks, Alexander Vilenkin… Very interesting, you can still watch some conferences live, or recorded, no doubt worth the time if you like cosmology.
…it was caught underneath the lapel of her suit jacket for the entire scene preceding this moment.