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Physicist Melissa Franklin would love to have a dream dinner with Samuel Beckett or Richard Feynman, but she’s afraid she’d get nervous and make a fool of herself.

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Physicist Melissa Franklin recommends you avoid trying to control where your ideas take you—instead, let them do their own thing.

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Empirical scientists won’t stop making fun of popular science icons like Brian Greene, but that doesn’t mean they don’t love them.

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Melissa Franklin stays up at night concerned mainly about how her son is doing in Little League; though she worries about bigger problems, they aren’t tangible enough to make her lose sleep.