Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Indian-American astrophysicist
One may ask the question as to the extent to which the quest for beauty is an aim in the pursuit of science. . . . It is, indeed, an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external nature. What is intelligible is also beautiful.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [09/28/2011 04:09:00]
The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Macroscopic objects, as we see them all around us, are governed by a variety of forces, derived from a variety of approximations to a variety of physical theories. In contrast, the only elements in the construction of black holes are our basic concepts of space and time. They are, thus, almost by definition, the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious, disciplined way might help one to do science better.More Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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