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Ernest Rutherford Quotes: I am a great believer in the simplicity of things and as you probably know I am inclined to hang on to broad & simple ideas like grim death until evidence is too strong for my tenacity.
         

I am a great believer in the simplicity of things and as you probably know I am inclined to hang on to broad & simple ideas like grim death until evidence is too strong for my tenacity.


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A theory that you can't explain to a bartender is probably no damn good.



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We haven't got the money, so we've got to think.



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An alleged scientific discovery has no merit unless it can be explained to a barmaid.



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It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.



If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.



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The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't.



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All science is either physics or stamp collecting.



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