Saturday, February 11, 2012

A Few Good Science Quotes

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As a voracious reader, I love a pithy and memorable quote, especially when it comes from the world of science. Here are a few excellent and eminently ponderable science quotes for the Earth Science classroom:
"Some are weatherwise. Some are otherwise."
—Benjamin Franklin
"If we would know the oceans, we must go to the oceans."
—John Delaney, Oceanographer
"We learn geology the morning after the earthquake."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If it disagrees with experiment, it's wrong."
—Richard Feynman, Physicist
"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe."
—Carl Sagan, Astronomer
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'"
—Isaac Asimov, Author
"If you're scientifically literate, the world looks very different to you, and that understanding empowers you..."
—Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist
"Science literacy is vaccine against charlatans of the world that would exploit your ignorance of the forces of nature."
—Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist
"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible."
—Albert Einstein
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known..."
—Carl Sagan, Astronomer
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