20. April 2006 · Comments Off · Categories: Announcements, imported

He was fascinated from an early age by ideas like Einstein’s theory of relativity. While doing an honours degree in physics at McGill, he also studied the oboe at the Provincial Conservatory of Music. He then did his PhD at Oxford University on theoretical elementary particle physics.

Okay … well, there’s oboe thing, anyway.

But did you notice he did his PhD on something elementary. Geesh. ;-)

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Throughout these years, he maintained his interest in music, performing often with chamber music groups and occasionally with small orchestras.

(Sigh. I wonder if he can make an oboe reed?)
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