Edward Teller - Science Quotes
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It is often claimed that knowledge multiplies so rapidly that nobody can follow it. I believe this is incorrect. At least in science it is not true. The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler. This, of course, goes contrary to what everyone accepts.
Science, like music or art, is not something that can or should be practiced by everybody. But we want all children to be able to enjoy music, to be able to tell good music from poor music, so we teach them to appreciate music in a discriminating manner. That should be the aim in science education for the nonscientist.