science quotes

True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions.Cleveland Abbe

I can remember picking up weighty tomes on the history of science and the history of philosophy and reading those when I was small.Peter Ackroyd

It's only rock and roll, my god! It's not rocket science.Steven Adler

It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science.Peter Agre

Much of contemporary science is really the length and shadow of the technology we apply.Erez Lieberman Aiden

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods.Leon Battista Alberti

It's not just what Christian fiction lacks I appreciate - it's what it offers. The variety is vast: contemporary, historical, suspense, mysteries, adventure, young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction.Randy Alcorn

Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.Brian Aldiss

The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.Buzz Aldrin

To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.Hannes Alfven

We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect.Hannes Alfven

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.George Allen, Sr.

The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too.Paul Allen

Every kid I meet who's a reader has got something like that, their fantasy world. And science fiction is the best, especially for girls because it's the one place where you can do the forbidden.Dorothy Allison

Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.Aaron Allston

Much of what Tea Party candidates claimed about the world and the global economy during the 2010 elections would have earned their adherents a well-deserved F in any freshman economics (or earth science) class.Eric Alterman

Nevertheless, as is a frequent occurrence in science, a general hypothesis was constructed from a few specific instances of a phenomenon.Sidney Altman

The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated.Aldrich Ames

I like solving problems, and science provides a logical way of solving real-life problems.David J. Anderson

There are two things I enjoy most about my work. First, I get to work with interesting and enthusiastic people who are also fired up about science. Second, every once in a while I have moments in which I suddenly understand the solution to a problem that I've been working on - those are great moments.David J. Anderson