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From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process.
A lot of my research time is spent daydreaming - telling an imaginary admiring audience of laymen how to understand some difficult scientific idea.
It is my deliberate opinion that the one essential requisite of human welfare in all ways is scientific knowledge of human nature.
Opinions differ most when there is least scientific warrant for having any.
I took lots of photographs and had planned to write a treatise on how it worked, but I quickly got bored with that idea and wrote a scientific fairy tale instead.
The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.
Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge.
If a psychiatric and scientific inquiry were to be made upon our rulers, mankind would be appalled at the disclosures.
We don't regard any scientific theory as the absolute truth.
Kenneth R. Miller
I want to be remembered as someone who put India on the scientific map of the world in terms of large innovation. I want to be remembered for making a difference to global healthcare. And I want to be remembered as someone who did make a difference to social economic development in India.
If pro-abortionists want to commit intellectual suicide and deny scientific facts, that's their problem. But there's no reason a civilized society should fund their anti-scientific outlook - or accept its inhumane consequences.
Some people would claim that things like love, joy and beauty belong to a different category from science and can't be described in scientific terms, but I think they can now be explained by the theory of evolution.
Perceptual reality is different for different species. In certain species it is a mode of observation, so what we call scientific fact is actually not ultimate truth, it is perceptual experience, and it's a mode of observation.
There are two objectionable types of believers: those who believe the incredible and those who believe that 'belief' must be discarded and replaced by 'the scientific method.
To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth - all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne.
Lee De Forest
The increase of scientific knowledge lies not only in the occasional milestones of science, but in the efforts of the very large body of men who with love and devotion observe and study nature.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
The theory of evolution, like the theory of gravity, is a scientific fact.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
In so far as a scientific statement speaks about reality, it must be falsifiable; and in so far as it is not falsifiable, it does not speak about reality.
We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP.
Scientific research is one of the most exciting and rewarding of occupations.
Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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