Science in Quotes: The Naming of Quark

August 13, 2012, 10:04 pm

"In 1963, when I assigned the name ‘quark’ to the fundamental constituents of the nucleon, I had the sound first, without the spelling, which could have been ‘kwork’."

Science in Quotes: Induction and Partial Knowledge

August 7, 2012, 6:11 pm

"I am convinced that it is impossible to expound the methods of induction in a sound manner, without resting them upon the theory of probability..."

Science in Quotes: Science and Mystery

July 10, 2012, 1:58 am

"Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it."

Science in Quotes: Reality and Illusion

June 8, 2012, 10:51 pm

"The universe consists only of atoms and the void; all else is opinion and illusion."

Science in Quotes: Math and Beauty

June 3, 2012, 7:09 pm

"The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful."

Science in Quotes: God and the Universe’s Laws

May 6, 2012, 8:50 pm

Albert Einstein was a physicist best known for his theory of relativity. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for his discovery of the photoelectric effect and other [...]

Science in Quotes: Belief in Math and Experiments

April 22, 2012, 9:41 pm

Everyone believes in the normal law, the experimenters because they imagine that it is a mathematical theorem, and the mathematicians because they think it is an experimental fact.

Science in Quotes: An Assumption in Science

April 16, 2012, 6:58 pm

The validity of all the Inductive Methods depends on the assumption that every event, or the beginning of every phenomenon, must have some cause.

Science in Quotes: Poets, Scientists and Children

April 9, 2012, 6:24 pm

"When some portion of the biosphere is rather unpopular with the human race [...] there are three sorts of human being who are particularly likely still to see point in it and [...]

Science in Quotes: Nature and Economy

April 1, 2012, 7:48 pm

"Nature’s economy shall be the base for our own, for it is immutable, but ours is secondary."

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Vladimir Borodin