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Friday
Oct152010

A Flower On Earth

"Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star. "
Paul Dirac

Thursday
Oct142010

Computers in Physics

"It is nice to know that the computer understands the problem. But I would like to understand it too. "
Eugene Wigner 

Wednesday
Oct132010

Falsehood in Physics

"The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth."
Niels Bohr 

Tuesday
Oct122010

In Harmony And In Conflict

"As I stand here today and tell you about these, I am heavy with an awareness of the fact that I am in more than one sense a product of both the Chinese and Western cultures, in harmony and in conflict."
Chen Ning Yang

Monday
Oct112010

On time

"Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. "
John Wheeler 

Saturday
Oct092010

Two possible outcomes

"There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. "
Enrico Fermi 

Friday
Oct082010

Physics Is Experience

"Physics is experience, arranged in economical order."
Ernst Mach

Thursday
Oct072010

Every sentence

"Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation, but as a question."
Niels Bohr

Wednesday
Oct062010

A perfection of means

"A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem." 
Albert Einstein

Tuesday
Oct052010

Our planet

"Our planet doesn't seem to be the result of anything very special."
Murray Gell-Mann