Max Planck Quote

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.


A Scientific Autobiography (1949, translated by F. Gaynor)

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die,...

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die,...

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die,...

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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die,...