What are the prospects of funding in physics by superrich philanthropists? There are a couple out there, like John Templeton and Mike Lazirides. In the past, people like Werner Erhard and Solvay played that role. How does one go about seeking a superrich patron? Most rich philanthropists prefer to fund things like eradicating malaria, curing cancer, helping the poor, etc. .
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