43. Brian Keating – Headwinds, Friction, and Adversity

In this episode, Lance and Brian discuss dealing with friction and EXPECTING ADVERSITY!

Brian Keating is an astrophysicist and a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego. Where he leads the AX center for experimental cosmology.

He is also a renowned public speaker, inventor, and best-selling author of Losing the Nobel Prize which is a story of cosmology, ambition, and the perils of science’s highest honor.

Brian tells listeners: “If you go through life and you have this expectation that you are going to have the wind at your back. You are going to be much more disappointed than if you expect there to be adversity, headwinds, friction, and flux. Then you overcome it or maybe it is not even there.”

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to engage passion in aspiring astronomers
  • The emotion behind winning a Nobel Prize
  • Coping with rejection and humiliation
  • The importance of meditation
  • Finding meaning in the unknown

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