Max Delbruck

Max Delbruck

American German-born biophysicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969
A strong feeling of adventure is animating those who are working on bacterial viruses, a feeling that they have a small part in the great drive towards a fundamental problem in biology.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[Physicists] feel that the field of bacterial viruses is a fine playground for serious children who ask ambitious questions.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The particular thing about science is to combine that [the dreams of obtaining power] with a retreat from the world. Other people want to obtain power by going out into the world, but the scientist really wants to obtain power by retreating from the world.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The progress of science is tremendously disorderly, and the motivations that lead to this progress are tremendously varied, and the reasons why scientists go into science, the personal motivations, are tremendously varied. I have said ... that science is a haven for freaks, that people go into science because they are misfits, and that it is a sheltered place where they can spin their own yarn and have recognition, be tolerated and happy, and have approval for it.More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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