20th-century Astronomer Quotes
The orbital analysis leads, therefore, to a perturbing mass of only 1.6 times the mass of Jupiter. We shall interpret this result as a companion of Barnard's star, which therefore appears to be a planet.
Peter van de Kamp
We must make it clear that the scientific vision of the world is neither a rival nor an alternative to any other point of view, but is an essential part of learning to be at home in this mysterious universe.
Robert Hanbury Brown
The erection of artificial worlds in space is inevitable. Once man's breakthrough into space has begun, it will be as inversible as the discovery, colonization, and exploration of new countries during the age of great historical discoveries.
When theory runs too far ahead of what can be measured, a field becomes more philosophy than science.
Quote of the day
Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
Harry S. Truman
Predictions that didn't happen
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Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon