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"I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( onderwijs sterven )
"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( onderwijs )
"I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring" (1986)
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( sterven )
"People who wish to analyze nature without using mathematics must settle for a reduced understanding."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wiskunde )
"For those who want some proof that physicists are human, the proof is in the idiocy of all the different units which they use for measuring energy."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( natuurkunde )
"Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong." (1961)
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap )
"All theoretical chemistry is really physics; and all theoretical chemists know it."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wetenschap technologie )
"I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum physics."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"Science is like sex: sometimes something useful comes out, but that is not the reason we are doing it."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wetenschap sex )
"There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wetenschap politiek geld )
"The theoretical broadening which comes from having many humanities subjects on the campus is offset by the general dopiness of the people who study these things..."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
"I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy."
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wetenschap filosofie )
"If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize. "
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong "
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another "
Richard Feynman
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 18-05-1918, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Overleden op : 15-02-1988, California, USA.
( wetenschap )
"We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( wiskunde samenleving wetenschap filosofie technologie verbeelding )
"No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company."
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( technologie werk humor IT )
"Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition."
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( wiskunde wetenschap filosofie religie humor )
"I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted."
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( technologie IT geschiedenis )
"Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity."
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( wiskunde wetenschap creativiteit verbeelding wijsheid kennis )
"In the time of Galileo it was argued that the texts, 'And the sun stood still ... and hasted not to go down about a whole day' (Joshua x. 13) and 'He laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not move at any time' (Psalm cv. 5) were an adequate refutation of the Copernican theory." (1950)
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap geschiedenis )
"A man provided with paper, pencil, and rubber, and subject to strict discipline, is in effect a universal Turing Machine." (1948)
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( technologie IT )
"The idea behind digital computers may be explained by saying that these machines are intended to carry out any operations which could be done by a human computer." (1950)
Alan Turing
(Software Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 23-06-1912, Paddington, London, England. Overleden op : 07-06-1954, Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
( werk IT geschiedenis )
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
Thomas Edison
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 01-01-1847. Overleden op : 01-01-1931
( werk humor creativiteit verbeelding )
"Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration."
Thomas Edison
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 01-01-1847. Overleden op : 01-01-1931
( werk creativiteit verbeelding )
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
Thomas Edison
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 01-01-1847. Overleden op : 01-01-1931
( werk )
"Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the one thing that he can't afford to lose."
Thomas Edison
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 01-01-1847. Overleden op : 01-01-1931
( tijd )
"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy."
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( politiek werk )
"...from the same principles, I now demonstrate the frame of the System of the World. "
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap )
"I feign no hypotheses."
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap )
"Who, by vigor of mind almost divine, the motions and figures of the planets, the paths of comets, and the tides of the seas first demonstrated."
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap wijsheid kennis )
"The latest authors, like the most ancient, strove to subordinate the phenomena of nature to the laws of mathematics."
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap )
"The description of right lines and circles, upon which geometry is founded, belongs to mechanics. Geometry does not teach us to draw these lines, but requires them to be drawn. "
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap )
"To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. 'Tis much better to do a little with certainty, and leave the rest for others hat come after you, than to explain all things. "
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants."
Isaac Newton
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 25-12-1642, Lincolnshire, UK. Overleden op : 20-03-1727, Kensington, London, UK.
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap werk geschiedenis wijsheid kennis )
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap creativiteit )
"The World is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( samenleving politiek vrede oorlog )
"Why is it that nobody understands me, and everybody likes me?" (1944)
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( natuurkunde werk humor ouderdom wijsheid kennis )
"Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice, I can help in the greatest of all causes -- goodwill among men and peace on earth."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( natuurkunde vrede moraal geschiedenis )
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( filosofie verbeelding wijsheid kennis )
"You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( onderwijs natuurkunde wetenschap kennis )
"Things should be made as simple as possible -- but no simpler."
Albert Einstein
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 14-04-1879, Ulm, Germany. Overleden op : 18-04-1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( onderwijs natuurkunde wetenschap )
"A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man."
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( wetenschap geschiedenis )
"There must be no barriers for freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors."
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( wetenschap vrijheid censuur )
"I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. " (1945)
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( samenleving literatuur geschiedenis oorlog )
"In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap oorlog )
"No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap )
"The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( samenleving filosofie )
"When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( wetenschap technologie )
"There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( onderwijs creativiteit volwassen worden )
"The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( technologie vrede oorlog )
"Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it. "
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( wetenschap )
"The open society, the unrestricted access to knowledge, the unplanned and uninhibited association of men for its furtherance - these are what may make a vast, complex, ever growing, ever changing, ever more specialized and expert technological world, nevertheless a world of human community."
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 22-04-1904, New York, USA. Overleden op : 18-02-1967, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.
( wetenschap technologie )
"You are not thinking. You are merely being logical."
Niels Bohr
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 07-10-1885, Copenhagen, Denmark. Overleden op : 18-11-1962, Copenhagen, Denmark.
( natuurkunde wetenschap creativiteit )
"Stop trying to tell God what to do!"
Niels Bohr
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 07-10-1885, Copenhagen, Denmark. Overleden op : 18-11-1962, Copenhagen, Denmark.
( natuurkunde wetenschap humor geschiedenis )
"All science is either physics or stamp collecting."
Sir Ernest Rutherford
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-08-1871, Nelson, New Zealand. Overleden op : 19-10-1937, Cambridge, UK.
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."
Stephen W. Hawking
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 08-01-1942, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
( wetenschap )
"My goal is simple. It is complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is, and why it exists at all."
Stephen W. Hawking
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 08-01-1942, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
( natuurkunde wetenschap verbeelding wijsheid )
"Even if there is only one possible unified theory, it is just a set of rules and equations. What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe? The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?" (1989)
Stephen W. Hawking
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 08-01-1942, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"However, if we discover a complete theory, it should in time be understandable by everyone, not just by a few scientists. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists and just ordinary people, be able to take part in the discussion of the question of why it is that we and the universe exist. If we find the answer to that, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason -- for then we should know the mind of God." (1989)
Stephen W. Hawking
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 08-01-1942, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
( natuurkunde wetenschap )
"There is no prescribed route to follow to arrive at a new idea. You have to make the intuitive leap. But the difference is that once you've made the intuitive leap you have to justify it by filling in the intermediate steps. In my case, it often happens that I have an idea, but then I try to fill in the intermediate steps and find that they don't work, so I have to give it up."
Stephen W. Hawking
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 08-01-1942, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
( natuurkunde wiskunde wetenschap creativiteit verbeelding )
"God does arithmetic."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde religie )
"You know that I write slowly. This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in a few words, and writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap filosofie )
"We must admit with humility that, while number is purely a product of our minds, space has a reality outside our minds, so that we cannot completely prescribe its properties a priori. "
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
" I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
" I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap werk verbeelding )
"I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect...geometry should be ranked, not with arithmetic, which is purely aprioristic, but with mechanics."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
" A great part of its [higher arithmetic] theories derives an additional charm from the peculiarity that important propositions, with the impress of simplicity on them, are often easily discovered by induction, and yet are of so profound a character that we cannot find the demonstrations till after many vain attempts; and even then, when we do succeed, it is often by some tedious and artificial process, while the simple methods may long remain concealed."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap filosofie )
"Theory attracts practice as the magnet attracts iron."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
" It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment. When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again; the never-satisfied man is so strange if he has completed a structure, then it is not in order to dwell in it peacefully, but in order to begin another. I imagine the world conqueror must feel thus, who, after one kingdom is scarcely conquered, stretches out his arms for others."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap werk verbeelding wijsheid )
"Finally, two days ago, I succeeded - not on account of my hard efforts, but by the grace of the Lord. Like a sudden flash of lightning, the riddle was solved. I am unable to say what was the conducting thread that connected what I previously knew with what made my success possible."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap werk creativiteit )
"Few, but ripe."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
"There are problems to whose solution I would attach an infinitely greater importance than to those of mathematics, for example touching ethics, or our relation to God, or concerning our destiny and our future; but their solution lies wholly beyond us and completely outside the province of science."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap filosofie religie wijsheid )
"If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap )
"I confess that Fermat's Theorem as an isolated proposition has very little interest for me, because I could easily lay down a multitude of such propositions, which one could neither prove nor dispose of."
Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Geboren op : 30-04-1777, Brunswick-Lüneburg, Germany. Overleden op : 23-02-1855, Göttingen, Germany.
( wiskunde wetenschap werk )
"We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( wetenschap televisie )
"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality."
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( wetenschap religie )
"The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( samenleving wetenschap humor wijsheid )
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( filosofie verbeelding )
"It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English - up to fifty words used in correct context - no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap kennis )
"We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology."
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap filosofie technologie werk IT wijsheid )
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap kennis )
"All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( wetenschap technologie literatuur )
"The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition."
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( natuurkunde wetenschap humor creativiteit kennis )
"All inquires carry with them some element of risk. There is no guarantee that the universe will conform to our predispositions. "
Carl Sagan
(Physicist)
Geboren op : 09-11-1934, New York City, New York, USA. Overleden op : 20-12-1996, Seattle, Washington, USA.
( onderwijs wetenschap kennis )