Edwin Hubble Quote

The scientist, in his purely scientific moods, seeks to understand the world — not to reform it, not to control it, but merely to understand it.


The Nature of Science and Other Lectures, Part I, Science and Technology (p. 20), The Huntington Library. 1954

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The scientist, in his purely scientific moods, seeks to understand the world — not to reform it, not to control it, but merely to understand it.

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The scientist, in his purely scientific moods, seeks to understand the world — not to reform it, not to control it, but merely to understand it.

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The scientist, in his purely scientific moods, seeks to understand the world — not to reform it, not to control it, but merely to understand it.

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The scientist, in his purely scientific moods, seeks to understand the world — not to reform it, not to control it, but merely to understand it.