Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell

English biochemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1979
Finally, to the theme of the respiratory chain, it is especially noteworthy that David Kellin's chemically simple view of the respiratory chain appears now to have been right all along-and he deserves great credit for having been so reluctant to become involved when the energy-rich chemical intermediates began to be so fashionable. This reminds me of the aphorism: 'The obscure we see eventually, the completely apparent takes longer'.More Peter Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible.More Peter Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible.More Peter Mitchell quotes [07/26/2011 06:07:25]
The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory, or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it. Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain.More Peter Mitchell quotes [07/26/2011 06:07:45]
Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time, especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar, and difficult to appreciate.More Peter Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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