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Ideas in science

In science the primary duty of ideas is to be useful and interesting even more than to be true…

Wilfred Trotter


Biology is the only science in which multiplication means the same thing as division.

Anonymous scientist

Lost scientific facts

Erin Mccarthy at Popular Mechanics writes an article on Lost series scientific facts (full article at http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/digital/fact-vs-fiction/lost-science-fact-check-retrospective).

Worth a read either if you like Lost or not, because contains a lot of links to explanations of some interesting topics such as nukes, Parallel Universes, Dynamite, Touch screens,…

Science and figures

If it can’t be expressed in figures, it is not science; it’s opinion.


Handy Guide to Modern Science

1. If it’s green or it wiggles, it’s biology

2. If it stinks, it’s chemistry

3. If it doesn’t work, it’s physics.


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