“We often frame our understanding of what the space telescope will do in terms of what we expect to find, and actually it would be terribly anticlimactic if in fact we find what we expect to find. … The most important discoveries will provide answers to questions that we do not yet know how to […]
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. – Arthur C. Clarke (1917 – ), Clarke’s first law
“In mathematics, you don’t understand things. You just get used to them.” — John von Neumann
“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash