Why physics and poetry are actually quite similar

Mahdi Mansour

How can we unlock human potential? Physicist and poet Mahdi Mansour believes that the key is merging physics and poetry. He details how discipline-based education that teaches subjects in silos may actually hinder students' learning and development -- and shares a better way.

About the Speaker

Mahdi Mansour
Physicist, poet

Mahdi Mansour is a Lebanese poet, physics professor and educational consultant, sitting at the unique intersection of art, science and education. He won a prestigious Poetry Golden Award at the age of eighteen, launching an award-winning career. He has represented his country in poetry forums and international cultural festivals and published many best-selling poetry books. In addition to his work in the arts, he holds a doctorate degree in molecular science.