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Science is a way to pursue one's sense of inquiry at the expense of the State.
There can be no doubt that our descendants will learn to exploit the energy of fusion for peaceful purposes even before its use becomes necessary for the preservation of human civilization.
The joke definition according to which 'Science is the best way of satisfying the curiosity of individuals at government expense' is more or less correct.
Our relationships as experimentalists with theoretical physicists should be like those with a beautiful woman – we should accept with gratitude any favours she offers, but we should not expect too much nor believe all that is said.
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Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity.
February 25, 1909
March 1, 1973
Lev Andreevich Artsimovich was a Soviet physicist, academician of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, member of the Presidium of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, and Hero of Socialist Labor.
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