Science Newsletter

January 22, 2007
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Science Quotes
of the Week

"The creative person pays close attention to what appears discordant and contradictory... and is challenged by such irregularities."

- F. Barron

"You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."

- Mark Twain

"There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago."

- Robert Oppenheimer

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