Thursday, May 10, 2012


No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
~ Albert Einstein

Even though the scientists who are honored in these works are from different fields, they have commonalities: a thirst for knowledge, persistence, vision, determination. Science isn't for the faint of heart...

Marie Curie
by Megan Lee

The mathematician and astronomer Al-Khorezmi (Khwarizmi)
near Ata-Darwaza, Khiva (Uzbekistan)

Der Naturforscher
by Carl Spitzweg (1808–1885)

The Astronomer
by Tim Wetherell, at Questacon (National Science and Technology Centre), Australia

Lise Meitner stamp

by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, British Library plaza

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
~ Marie Curie

A dusty Einstein
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1 comment:

HWY said...

All science comes down to this:
Trying to figure it out, whatever it may be.

And it is a mighty joy when it happens.