Ernest Rutherford

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Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.More Ernest Rutherford [10/01/2011 08:10:14]
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1.More Ernest Rutherford [10/01/2011 08:10:42]
Anyone who expects a source of power from the transformation of the atom is talking moonshineMore Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The energy produced by the breaking down of the atom is a very poor kind of thing. Anyone who expects a source of power from the transformation of these atoms is talking moonshine.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All science is either physics or stamp collecting.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We haven't got the money, so we've got to think.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it, and then it becomes trivial.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10-12 to 1.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Radioactivity is shown to be accompanied by chemical changes in which new types of matter are being continually produced. .... The conclusion is drawn that these chemical changes must be sub-atomic in character.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The more physics you have the less engineering you need.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I must confess it was very unexpected and I am very startled at my metamorphosis into a chemist.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Physics is the only real science. The rest are just stamp collecting.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The energy produced by the breaking down of the atom is a very poor kind of thing. Anyone who expects a source of power from the transformation of these atoms is talking moonshine.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That which is not measurable is not science. That which is not physics is stamp collecting.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Should a young scientist working with me come to me after two years of such work and ask me what to do next, I would advise him to get out of science. After two years of work, if a man does not know what to do next, he will never make a real scientist.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If, as I have reason to believe, I have disintegrated the nucleus of the atom, this is of greater significance than the war.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The year 1896 ... marked the beginning of what has been aptly termed the heroic age of Physical Science. Never before in the history of physics has there been witnessed such a period of intense activity when discoveries of fundamental importance have followed one another with such bewildering rapidity.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't let me catch anyone talking about the Universe in my department.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Now I know what the atom looks like.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, I am sorry for the poor fellows that haven't got labs to work in.More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have to keep going, as there are always people on my track. I have to publish my present work as rapidly as possible in order to keep in the race. The best sprinters in this road of investigation are Becquerel and the Curies...More Ernest Rutherford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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