Hannes Alfven

Hannes Alfven

Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy.More Hannes Alfven quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have no trouble publishing in Soviet astrophysical journals, but my work is unacceptable to the American astrophysical journals.More Hannes Alfven quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect.More Hannes Alfven quotes [05/06/2010 12:05:00]
I have no trouble publishing in Soviet astrophysical journals, but my work is unacceptable to the American astrophysical journals.
[Referring to the trouble he had with the peer reviewers of Anglo-American astrophysical journals because his ideas often conflicted with the generally accepted or “standard"” theories.]More Hannes Alfven quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Since religion intrinsically rejects empirical methods, there should never be any attempt to reconcile scientific theories with religion. [An infinitely old universe, always evolving may not be compatible with the Book of Genesis. However, religions such as Buddhism get along without having any explicit creation mythology and are in no way contradicted by a universe without a beginning or end.] Creatio ex nihilo, even as religious doctrine, only dates to around AD 200. The key is not to confuse myth and empirical resulMore Hannes Alfven quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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