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During my participation in the Manhattan Project and subsequent research at Los Alamos, encompassing a period of fifteen years, I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection of scientific talent the world has ever known.
The Burgess Shale is not unique, but for those who study evolution and fossils it has become something of an icon. It provides a reference point and a benchmark, a point of common discussion and an issue of universal scientific interest.
Simon Conway Morris
Popular ideas about AIDS are based on a hypothesis that does not stand up to scientific scrutiny.
The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
What standards are upheld by the scientific community affect the community internally, and also affect its relations with society at large, including Congress.
I think Yandex is something in between two different cultures. One originated from the old Soviet culture of the scientific institute. It was a free atmosphere of scientists, maybe too free because nobody cared about making money. Another origin is something close to what you usually see in California startups.
Successful ecologists are successful in part because they have prepared their minds to attack scientific problems using a variety of intellectual tools.
David J. Anderson
Honestly, I feel you are poisoned if you read too much of the scientific literature because it makes you start thinking like other people. You're better off having a vague sense of what's going on and making your own way.
CERN is a centre of scientific excellence and a source of pride and inspiration for physicists from all over the world, a cradle for technology and innovation, and a shining concrete example of scientific cooperation and peace.
Innovation requires a novel approach to scientific problem solving, higher level of resource commitments over much longer time durations.
Reading history, one rarely gets the feeling of the true nature of scientific development, in which the element of farce is as great as the element of triumph.
All decisions in the criminal justice system must be determined by the physical and scientific evidence, and the credible testimony corroborated by that evidence, not in response to public outcry.
Robert P. McCulloch
I've always been just as interested in making people think as I am in making them feel, and one of the things this scientific process allows me to do is make the audience look differently at dance.
I understand what happens to the brain when people are near death, and I had always believed there were good scientific explanations for the heavenly out-of-body journeys described by those who narrowly escaped death.
The time has passed in the history of the world when anything is too sacred to be touched, when anything is beyond the reach of the inquiring and scientific spear.
David Josiah Brewer
However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems.
In 2003, I almost died of an intestinal blockage when I was on a mountain in Chile, filming a segment for 'Scientific American Frontiers.'
The people who work in the scientific field, they need help to convey what it's about.
I believe you need scientific proof that something works before you entrust your health to it.
Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community.
The value of a scientific publication goes beyond this simple benefit, of all relevant information appearing, unambiguously, in one place. It's also a way to communicate your ideas to your scientific peers, and invite them to express an informed view.
I grew up in a scientific world, the son of a neurosurgeon.
The mother of a family should look upon her housekeeping and the planning of meals as a scientific occupation.
I was a chemistry major, but I'm always winding up as a teacher in English departments, so I've brought scientific thinking to literature. There's been very little gratitude for this.
I think Americans are weirdly puritanistic about psychopharmaceuticals. There are millions of people out there who would otherwise be dead or rocking by themselves in a corner who now lead full and normal lives because of amazing and wonderful scientific advances.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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