Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century


Humphrey Bogart, 1946

Physicist Safi Bahcall’s new book Loonshots (St. Martin’s Press) “reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior and the challenges of nurturing radical breakthroughs. Drawing on the science of “phase transitions” Bahcall shows why teams, companies, and other mission-driven groups will suddenly change from embracing new ideas to rigidly rejecting them, just as flowing water will suddenly change into brittle ice.”

Humphrey Bogart illustrates the “transition from smooth flow to turbulent flow” in this fascinating book, whose subtitle is “How to nurture the crazy ideas that win wars, cure diseases, and transform industries.”

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