Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Quote

It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external nature.… What is intelligible is also beautiful.


From a lecture, "Beauty and the Quest for Beauty in Science" given at the International Symposium in recognition of Robert R. Wilson on April 27, 1979 at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois.

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It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external ...

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It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external ...

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It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external ...

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It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external ...