John Ellis at CERN
John Ellis is a British theoretical physicist focusing on the phenomenological aspects of particle physics. This photograph shows him in his office at CERN in January 2012.
"Then, one evening, after working at CERN, I stopped on my way back to my apartment to visit some friends living in Meyrin where I smoked some illegal substance. Later, when I got back to my apartment and continued working on our paper, I had a sudden flash that the famous diagrams look like penguins."