Armed with a sense of humor and laypeople's terms, Nobel winner Murray Gell-Mann drops some knowledge on TEDsters about particle physics, asking questions like, Are elegant equations more likely to be right than inelegant ones?
Two lectures from Professor Murray Gell-Mann. Professor Gell-Mann (born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles.
Lecture 1: Mar 2007 - "Beauty and Truth in Physics", in TED
Lecture 2: Mar 14, 2007 - "On Getting Creative Ideas", lecture on Google engEDU.