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experiment Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about experiment
  1. #1
    “America was to be the great experiment.”
  2. #2
    ‘We cannot advance without new experiments in living, but no wise man tries every day what he has proved wrong the day before.’
  3. #3
    “The tools we used in Mercury were primitive, but the dedication of highly trained people offset the limitations of the equipment available to us in these early days and kept the very real risks under control. But at a price; this was high-sweat, high-risk activity, demanding a degree of coordination between the ground and the capsule exceeding what I had experienced even in the testing of experimental aircraft.”
  4. #4
    “When the Avro Arrow, the world’s top performing interceptor aircraft, was canceled by the Canadian government, the engineers came south to the United States and into the Space Task Group, providing much of the instant maturity and leadership needed for Mercury.”
  5. #5
    ″ Man is an experiment, the other animals are another experiment. Time will show whether they were worth the trouble.”
  6. #6
    “The climate of intellectual freedom and experimentation was unlike anywhere else in the Western world.”
  7. #7
    “I am the great scholar, the magician, the adept, who is doing the experiment. Of course I need subjects to do it on. Bless my soul, you’ll be telling me next that I ought to have asked the guinea-pigs’ permission before I used them! No great wisdom can be reached without sacrifice.”
  8. #8
    “Antimatter is highly unstable. Energetically speaking, antimatter is the mirror image of matter, so the two instantly cancel each other out if they come in contact. Keeping antimatter isolated from matter is a challenge, of course, because everything on earth is made of matter. The samples have to be stored without ever touching anything at all - even air.”

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