Beauty is truth, truth beauty

I read this, and knew Ammonyte would appreciate:

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Max Planck

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2 responses

  1. Indeed, but we can at least hope that a scientific truth would triumph by convincing its opponenents.

    1. Yes. As another wise one said: Hope springs eternal.

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