Max Delbruck

Max Delbruck

American German-born biophysicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1969
Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors.More Max Delbruck quotes [09/19/2011 12:09:15]
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]
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]
[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]
If you're too sloppy, then you never get reproducible results, then you never get reproducible results, and then you never can draw any conclusions; but if you are just a little sloppy, then when you see something startling, (...) you nail it down (...). So I called it the "Principle of Limited Sloppiness".More Max Delbruck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Eugene Ryabyi The life is a testing ground for mistakes and blows of destiny. [07/04/2019 03:07:49] More


Eugeny Antonuk Shame is not to the one who is criticized, but shame to the one who refuses and gets rid of his words. [06/25/2019 02:06:04] More


Eugene Ryabyi To sleep with mind is only possible for genius in order to give birth to a masterpiece. [06/28/2019 01:06:21] More


Anatoly Yurkin On the basis of data it is impossible to decide who to punish: sociologists or statisticians? [06/28/2019 03:06:47] More


Anatoly Yurkin Data Science is the first language in which it is convenient to talk about human mistakes. [06/27/2019 05:06:54] More