Let this list of 6 quotations by the Swedish scientist Hannes Alfven lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational universe, science, myth sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Hannes Alfven quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Hannes Alfven truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth.
To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
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.
I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs.
We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture.
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.
There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago.