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expect the unexpected

If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.

Το είπε...: Heraclitus

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That's funny ...

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not Eureka! (I found it!) but 'That's funny...'

Το είπε...: Isaac Asimov

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You cannot go on 'explaining away' for ever: you will find that you have explained explanation itself away. You cannot go on 'seeing through' things for ever. The whole point of seeing through something is to see something through it.

Το είπε...: C.S. Lewis

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Future prediction

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.--

Το είπε...: Alan Kay

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Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future

Το είπε...: Nils Bohr, Nobel laureate in Physics

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Mathematical Sciences

The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.

Metaphysica, 3-1078b.

Το είπε...: Aristotle

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So simple...

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Το είπε...: Albert Einstein

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Coffee and Mathematics

A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

Το είπε...: P. Erdos

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Children laugh

Children, on average, laugh about 400 times a day. Adults only about 15 times. Scientists who study humor want to know why 385 laughs disappear.

Το είπε...: anonymous

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