Hannes Alfven

Hannes Alfven

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]
Gravitational systems are the ashes of prior electrical systems.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]
The peer review system is satisfactory during quiescent times, but not during a revolution in a discipline such as astrophysics, when the establishment seeks to preserve the status quo.More Hannes Alfven quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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